Corfu is a Greek island in the Ionian Sea that still radiates the spirit of a distant glorious past. Its rich multi-cultural heritage, its historic monuments, its stunning natural landscape, its crystal clear seas, and its excellent weather all year round explain why Corfu is one of the most sought after tourist destination in the world. The beautifully preserved old town of Corfu with its Renaissance, Baroque and Classical Palaces, fortresses, austere public buildings, alleyways, narrow cobbled streets and squares, is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The rich history of the island has been displayed in numerous museums and art galleries scattered throughout the city. The best way to experience the island of Corfu and to get a better understanding of its rich history is by taking a tour of some of the best museums in Corfu including Achilleion Palace, Mon Repos Palace, Casa Parlante Museum, Museum of Asian Art and Byzantine Museum of Antivouniotissa. Other top museums in Corfu include the Archaeological Museum, The Folkloric Museum of Central Corfu, The Olive Museum, The Solomos Museum, The Numismatic Museum, The Museum of Capodistrias and even unique museums like Corfu Costume Museum and The Mantzaros Music Museum. The museums on the island of Corfu would take you on a historical journey, recite the tales of how the city came to be what it is today and is definitely going to be one of the most memorable experiences of one's life.

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  1. Achilleion

    #1 of 5 Museums in Corfu
    Achilleion

    Tags: Museum, Historical Site, Palace, Architecture

    Address: Achillion, Achilleio, Corfu, Greece

    Timings: 08:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Built in the 19th century by the Empress of Austria (lovingly known as Sissy), the Palace was the result of the Empress’s love of Greek Mythology and hence the palace followed the theme of Achil...Read more

  2. Mon Repos Palace

    #2 of 5 Museums in Corfu
    Mon Repos Palace

    Tags: Museum, Palace, Heritage Building

    Address: Analipsis Hill, Corfu 49100, Greece

    Timings: 08:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    The Mon Repos Palace was built in the early 19th century as a gift from the British Lord High Commissioner of Ionian Island – Frederick Dam for his second wife Diamantina Palatino. However, the ...Read more

  3. Casa Parlante Museum

    #3 of 5 Museums in Corfu
    Casa Parlante Museum

    Tags: Museum, Specialty Museum

    Address: 16, Nikiforou Theotoki Street, Corfu Town 16, 49100 Corfu, Greece

    Timings: 10:00 am - 09:00 pm Details

    Take a walk in a 19th century Noble house and see how families in Corfu lived during the 1800’s. The whole place comes to life with detailed furniture, traditional layout and design of the house...Read more

  4. Museum Of Asian Art

    #4 of 5 Museums in Corfu
    Museum Of Asian Art

    Tags: Art Museum, Museum

    Address: Palea Anaktora, Kerkira 491 00, Greece

    Timings: 08:00 am - 08:00 pm Details

    If you are looking for the one Art museum in Corfu which will give you a wide variety of exhibits to see from all around the world, then head to the Museum of Asiatic art. The Collection includes: Ja...Read more

  5. Byzantine Museum Of Antivouniotissa

    #5 of 5 Museums in Corfu
    Byzantine Museum Of Antivouniotissa

    Tags: Art Museum, Museum

    Address: Kapodistriou street, Corfu 49100, Greece

    Timings: 08:30 am - 03:00 pm Details

    The Byzantine Museum of Antivoiniotissa was originally built as a Church dedicated to The Holy Mother of God ‘Antivouniotissa’ in the 15th century. Today, the museum holds some of the best...Read more

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