Museums And Galleries in Corfu

Museums And Galleries in Corfu
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Byzantine museum of Antivouniotissa - (Corfu Town)The museum is housed in the Old Fortress in the beautiful church, dedicated to the Holy Virgin “Our Lady of Antivouniotissa” (Kyra Antivouniotissa) which is one of the oldest churches in Corfu and dates from the 15th century.

Byzantine museum of Antivouniotissa - (Corfu Town)The museum is housed in the Old Fortress in the beautiful church, dedicated to the Holy Virgin “Our Lady of Antivouniotissa” (Kyra Antivouniotissa) which is one of the oldest churches in Corfu and dates from the 15th century.

The Serbian Museum of Corfu - Houses rare exhibits from the Serbian soldiers’ tragic fate during the First World War.

The Serbian Museum of Corfu - Houses rare exhibits from the Serbian soldiers’ tragic fate during the First World War.

The Banknote Museum of Alpha Bank - A museum located in Corfu Town. It showcases an almost complete collection of the Greek currency from 1822 to present around 2000 items and includes the first treasury bonds issued by the newly liberated Greek State in 1822 until the replacement of the drachma by the euro in 2002.

The Banknote Museum of Alpha Bank - A museum located in Corfu Town. It showcases an almost complete collection of the Greek currency from 1822 to present around 2000 items and includes the first treasury bonds issued by the newly liberated Greek State in 1822 until the replacement of the drachma by the euro in 2002.

Museum Of Traditional Costumes And Corfiot Folk Music (Pelekas) - Located just outside the hilltop village of Pelekas, Corfu is this wonderful private collection of costumes dating back to the 19th century. Originating from both Corfu and the rest of Greece, the collection has been amassed over many years by the museum’s curator and is housed in her family home.

Museum Of Traditional Costumes And Corfiot Folk Music (Pelekas) - Located just outside the hilltop village of Pelekas, Corfu is this wonderful private collection of costumes dating back to the 19th century. Originating from both Corfu and the rest of Greece, the collection has been amassed over many years by the museum’s curator and is housed in her family home.

The Museum of Asian art -  The Museum of Asian art of Corfu is a museum in the Palace of St. Michael and St. George in Corfu, Greece.

The Museum of Asian art - The Museum of Asian art of Corfu is a museum in the Palace of St. Michael and St. George in Corfu, Greece.

Solomos Museum (Corfu Town) - Once the house of the famous Greek poet Dionysios Solomos 1798-1857 it is now a museum dedicated to his memory. It houses a collection of memorabilia, photographs, portraits and archives from his life and works, which not only affected the Greek revolution but the Italian one as well. He was also famous for writing the National Hymn of Greece.

Solomos Museum (Corfu Town) - Once the house of the famous Greek poet Dionysios Solomos 1798-1857 it is now a museum dedicated to his memory. It houses a collection of memorabilia, photographs, portraits and archives from his life and works, which not only affected the Greek revolution but the Italian one as well. He was also famous for writing the National Hymn of Greece.

The Archaeological Museum of Corfu (Greek: Αρχαιολογικό Μουσείο Κέρκυρας) in Corfu, Greece was built between 1962 – 1965. Click on picture to discover more.

The Archaeological Museum of Corfu (Greek: Αρχαιολογικό Μουσείο Κέρκυρας) in Corfu, Greece was built between 1962 – 1965. Click on picture to discover more.

Municipal Gallery of Corfu (Corfu Town) - Housed in the Palace of Saint Michael and Saint George the Municipal Gallery of Corfu has been in operation since 1978 in a building which is a legacy of the Dalietos family.

Municipal Gallery of Corfu (Corfu Town) - Housed in the Palace of Saint Michael and Saint George the Municipal Gallery of Corfu has been in operation since 1978 in a building which is a legacy of the Dalietos family.

Nikolaos Mantzaros Museum of Music (Corfu Town) - Nikolaos Halikiopoulos Mantzaros (1795 –1872) was a Greek composer born in Corfu and the major representative of the Ionian School of music. He was of mixed Greek and Italian noble descent, from one of the most important and wealthy families of the “Libro d’Oro” di Corfu.

Nikolaos Mantzaros Museum of Music (Corfu Town) - Nikolaos Halikiopoulos Mantzaros (1795 –1872) was a Greek composer born in Corfu and the major representative of the Ionian School of music. He was of mixed Greek and Italian noble descent, from one of the most important and wealthy families of the “Libro d’Oro” di Corfu.

Museum of Ceramic Arts (Corfu Town) - The Museum housed in the ‘new fortress’ in Corfu town showcases some of the finer examples of Corfiot ceramic art. The origins of this collection lay in everyday life and takes its inspiration from the island, its people and Corfiot life.

Museum of Ceramic Arts (Corfu Town) - The Museum housed in the ‘new fortress’ in Corfu town showcases some of the finer examples of Corfiot ceramic art. The origins of this collection lay in everyday life and takes its inspiration from the island, its people and Corfiot life.


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Byzantine museum of Antivouniotissa - (Corfu Town)The museum is housed in the Old Fortress in the beautiful church, dedicated to the Holy Virgin “Our Lady of Antivouniotissa” (Kyra Antivouniotissa) which is one of the oldest churches in Corfu and dates from the 15th century.

Byzantine museum of Antivouniotissa - (Corfu Town)The museum is housed in the Old Fortress in the beautiful church, dedicated to the Holy Virgin “Our Lady of Antivouniotissa” (Kyra Antivouniotissa) which is one of the oldest churches in Corfu and dates from the 15th century.

The Archaeological Museum of Corfu (Greek: Αρχαιολογικό Μουσείο Κέρκυρας) in Corfu, Greece was built between 1962 – 1965. Click on picture to discover more.

The Archaeological Museum of Corfu (Greek: Αρχαιολογικό Μουσείο Κέρκυρας) in Corfu, Greece was built between 1962 – 1965. Click on picture to discover more.

Corfu Art Gallery - The first private institution exhibiting corfiot art. It was established in order to house and exhibit the private collection of the corfiot engineer and collector, Michail Aggelos Vradis, with paintings from the 19th, 20th and 21st century.

Corfu Art Gallery - The first private institution exhibiting corfiot art. It was established in order to house and exhibit the private collection of the corfiot engineer and collector, Michail Aggelos Vradis, with paintings from the 19th, 20th and 21st century.

The Church of Saint Spyridon - situated in the heart of Corfu town just behind the Liston. Originally the church was built in San Rocco square but in 1590 was built at its present location.

The Church of Saint Spyridon - situated in the heart of Corfu town just behind the Liston. Originally the church was built in San Rocco square but in 1590 was built at its present location.

Greek island Pondikonisi, near Corfu, was likely the inspiration for Arnold Bocklin's "Isle of the Dead" series.

Greek island Pondikonisi, near Corfu, was likely the inspiration for Arnold Bocklin's "Isle of the Dead" series.

Roman Catholic Church of Tenedos -  dedicated to the Blessed Virgin of Carmel and it is named after an icon of the Virgin Mary which was brought to Corfu when the Venetians were forced to evacuate the island of Tenedos which was captured by the Turks in 1657.

Roman Catholic Church of Tenedos - dedicated to the Blessed Virgin of Carmel and it is named after an icon of the Virgin Mary which was brought to Corfu when the Venetians were forced to evacuate the island of Tenedos which was captured by the Turks in 1657.

The Mountain and Pantokrator Chapel, Stavros - This wonderful walk takes you on a circuit of the high ridge south of Stavros. You reach a delightful chapel by way of a track, then return along a mountain footpath

The Mountain and Pantokrator Chapel, Stavros - This wonderful walk takes you on a circuit of the high ridge south of Stavros. You reach a delightful chapel by way of a track, then return along a mountain footpath

The Early Christian Basilica of Paleopolis - Almost opposite the entrance to Mon Repos stands the ruined church of Paleopolis. This church was decorated with sculptures and a mosaic floor and was the largest basilica in Greece.

The Early Christian Basilica of Paleopolis - Almost opposite the entrance to Mon Repos stands the ruined church of Paleopolis. This church was decorated with sculptures and a mosaic floor and was the largest basilica in Greece.

The Vlacherna monastery - It is probably the most well known corfiot landmark, its image comes to mind when talking about Corfu. The Vlacherena monastery was founded many centuries ago on a little rocky island close to the southern tip of the Kanoni peninsula.

The Vlacherna monastery - It is probably the most well known corfiot landmark, its image comes to mind when talking about Corfu. The Vlacherena monastery was founded many centuries ago on a little rocky island close to the southern tip of the Kanoni peninsula.

Myrtidiotissa Monastery - The Monastery owes its name as “Monastery of Virgin Mary of Myrtidiotissa”, from the icon of Virgin Mary that was found by father Daniel, after a vision he saw, in a cave between myrtles at the same point that the monastery was built later.

Myrtidiotissa Monastery - The Monastery owes its name as “Monastery of Virgin Mary of Myrtidiotissa”, from the icon of Virgin Mary that was found by father Daniel, after a vision he saw, in a cave between myrtles at the same point that the monastery was built later.

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