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Corfu Museum of Asian Art

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At the top end of the 'Spaniada', Corfu Town's central park area, stands the Palace of St Michael and St George. This is the most significant building from the period of English rule and was originally built as the luxury residence of the then...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Palaia Anaktora, Corfu Town 49100, Greece
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Before you leave Corfu town make sure you pay a visit to the museum. There are numerous objects of interest from around the world, worth spending an hour or two here to fully appreciate the collection.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank johnrose54
Reviewed 21 October 2018

If Asian art is of interest to you, then this is worth a meander through. Lots of wonderful artefacts located in an iconic building in Corfu old town

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lynley73
Reviewed 19 October 2018

Very interesting collections, diverse, a lot of history. I spent a delightful afternoon here. My one concern was that some exhibits were difficult to see because of poor lighting, perhaps for conservation purposes. But there was a lot to enjoy and to learn from. My...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank HeresAPlaceIRecommen
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Really good collection of Asian Art. We thought the Chinese and Japanese porcelain exquisite So much to see, very well laid out and explained A must when you visit Corfu old town

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ThomasD221
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

If your in the old town of Corfu I would recommend this museum, the place is a good size with loads to see and do, lots of different Arts, Pottery, Jewelry and lots more. It will take you a good few hours to get round...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Trackerh
Reviewed 6 October 2018

So many prices to view. The museum has air conditioning and seats are placed throughout which is appreciated as it can take a long time to view everything. The building itself is beautiful both inside and out.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Welly B
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely little museum with lovely grounds and views A lot of interesting pieces! Worth a visit if you like museums.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jojowestie140237
Reviewed 20 September 2018

This museum houses a small collection of Oriental pieces. There are no eye popping exhibits, but if you are interested in Asian art it worth spending an hour or so here,

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Guy L
Reviewed 18 September 2018

For €6 you get a good insight into the historical timeline & context for the exhibits which are also stunning. On my visit there were at least two private collections to view. Good air conditioning. Lots of space. Excellent loos. A pleasant interlude especially at...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Fi4Roo
Reviewed 18 September 2018

After I have lived in Asia for many years I am not too easily impressed by Asian art Collections, but this one was great! Also as a carpet collectior, I really enjoyed the carpet Collection from Central Asia on the 2nd floor.

Date of experience: September 2018
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