In Aigio, you should visit the Archaeological Museum, which displays findings that came to light during excavations that took place in various parts of the city and in the wider area of Aigialeia and date back to Neolithic to Roman times.
However, the Folklore Museum of Aigio is also important, and the exhibition presents the social and economic life of the city from 1821 to 1950.
Also interesting are the smaller museums of folklore and cultural content found in the settlements of Aigialeia.
A very important museum with exhibits from our religious tradition is the Iakovos Tsounis Museum.
The museum unfolds in a 1890 building that bears the signature of the great German architect Ernst Ziller. It is where the municipal market of Aegio was originally housed. This building of amazing aesthetics keeps findings from the geolithic to the late Roman years, mainly from the town of Aegio and other ancient cities of Aegialia... more
The Folklore Museum was founded in 1994 in the mansion of Anastasios Lontos. Here, the local tradition and popular heritage open a dialogue with visitors, offering valuable knowledge and deep emotions.
The museum's collection found a home in the two-story stone building, about 200 years old, a testament of Peloponnesian architecture, with large windows and an external stone staircase... more
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