Ecclesiastical Museum of the Holy Monastery of Saint Andreas
If you are fond of Byzantine Art, during your visit to the Monastery of Saint Apostle Andreas of Milapidia in Peratata, do not miss the Ecclesiastical Museum of the monastery. Here you can admire the frescoes of the Church of the Monastery of Archangels of Milapidia, the shroud of National Martyr of Constantinople Patriarch Gregory V, the epitrachelion of Saint Nektarios and the shirt of Saint Panagis. Among the most important exhibits of the museum there is Archdiocesan bag of Kefalonia embroidered by the nun Theodora Kanali from the village Metaxata during the period from 1715 to 1721 and two handwritten letters of Saint Kosmas the Aetolian of 1777. The Museum was founded in 1988 by the current Metropolitan Spyridon and images and religious relics from the temples of the island that were destroyed during the earthquake of 1953, were gathered and exposed here.
Opening hours: 8:00 am- 14: 00 pm daily. The museum is closed on Sundays and public holidays.
Tickets: 3 euro per person, 2 euro for groups over 15 people, free entrance for children and students (need to show student ID).
Address: Peratata 28100, Argostoli
Telephone: 26710 69700
E-mail: [email protected]