VISIT

A visit to the Capodistrias Museum offers the opportunity to take a journey into the history of Corfu, Europe and Modern Greece. Ioannis Capodistrias, as Corfiot aristocrat, European diplomat and first Governor of Greece, is a figure who has marked the course of this journey with his very own life.

Permanent Exhibition about the life and work of Ioannis Capodistrias

In the new Permanent Exhibition, you can see personal items and mementos from the political career of Ioannis Capodistrias, as well as furniture and works of art that belonged to his family. This exhibition is enhanced by digital media that focus on the life, legacy and multifaceted work of this great politician.

Opening Hours

Tuesday – Sunday: 10:00 – 16:00
Monday: closed
*Last Entrance: 30 minutes before the Museum closing time.

The Museum is closed on all national holidays.

Admission Tickets

General admission: 5€

Reduced admission fees: 3€

  • higher education students
  • professional guide schools
  • holders of the International Student Identity Card (ISIC)
  • holders of the European Youth Card
  • seniors (over 65 years old)
  • groups of 8 people or more (3€/ person)

Admission for school groups: 1€/ person

  • school group visit

Free admission:

  • children and young persons under 18 years old
  • members of the International Council of Museums (ICOM) and/ or the International Council of Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) with the demonstration of their identity
  • qualified guides with the demonstration of their identity
  • escorts-teachers at school and institution group visits
  • journalists with the demonstration of their identity
  • members of the Friends of the Capodistrias Museum and the Friends Programme
  • visitors with disabilities and their companion
  • Greek unemployed citizens, with the demonstration of their current unemployment card
Audio Guide

The Museum provides its visitors with the option to use an audio guide. Audio guides for the Permanent Exhibition are available in four languages: Greek, English, Russian, and French.

Garden

Visits to the Museum also include an additional feature: the beauty and refreshing ambience of the Museum’s green garden, the cobbled pathways and the magnificent views towards the sea, the mountains of Epirus and the city of Corfu.

Museum Cafe

Situated in our lush gardens you will certainly enjoy a break in our coffee corner. Coffee, tea, refreshments, and beverages along with light snacks are available in our cafe so you can enjoy the spectacular view of Corfu and the Ionian sea.

Visits to the Museum’s garden and gift shop are free of charge.

The Museum offers…

Parking

The Museum offers six parking spaces inside the estate, just 50 m from the main entrance. Visitors with disabilities are given priority in all parking spaces.
In case of a bigger number – and bigger size – of vehicles, there is plenty of available space for parking just outside the main entrance of the estate. Access to the Museum from the main entrance is provided via a paved, private road (120 m).

Museum Cafe

Situated in our lush gardens you will certainly enjoy a break in our coffee corner. Coffee, tea, refreshments, and beverages along with light snacks are available in our cafe so you can enjoy the spectacular view of Corfu and the Ionian sea.

Gift Shop

You can buy items related to Ioannis Capodistrias and Corfu, such as gift items, books, souvenirs, stationary and works of art from the Museum’s gift shop. All money collected from purchases help fund the Museum’s actions and activities.

WC

Restrooms for men and women are available in the main building of the Museum. There are also restrooms for visitors with disabilities next to the building’s entrance.

The Museum allows…

Photography

– Visitors:
Visitors are allowed to take photos of the exhibition and the garden of the Museum. The use of selfie-sticks is prohibited inside the building for reasons of safety of exhibits.
We encourage you to share your pictures with us in the Museum’s social media accounts (Facebook, Instagram, etc.), as we would also like you to use the hashtags #Cmuseum, #koukouritsa, and #Capodistrias.

– Professional Photoshoots:
The Capodistrias Museum allows professional photoshoots in its surrounding area and the gardens, provided that the Museum’s administration has granted the relevant photoshoot permission. We are particularly interested in promoting the Museum through location managers. If you are interested, please contact the Museum’s administration.

Pets 

Dogs are allowed in the Museum’s garden, provided they are on a leash. No dogs are allowed inside the building, unless they are guide dogs.

After its grand opening, the Museum has plans for various activities in its spaces, such as:

• Guided tours in the exhibition and the garden
• Educational programs for families, children and schools
• Cultural events in the garden
• Scientific programs for the study of the work of Ioannis Capodistrias

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For more information about organising your own event at the Museum’s garden, you may contact the Museum.

Find Us

How to get there

With your own vehicle:

Driving on the national road to Paleokastritsa (Ethniki Paleokastritsas), turn into the back road at the Hospital or in Potamos (depending on which direction you are coming from) and then follow the signs for Evropouloi. At Evropouloi junction you will see signs for Capodistrias Museum.
The Museum’s entrance is found on the road.

By bus:

See the bus timetable here

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