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Center of Capodistrian Studies
The life of the leading figure of Corfiot Count Capodistrias, first Governor of Greece and senior European diplomat, unfolds here in a unique museum dedicated to his great Corfiot and Greek heritage, and impact on European politics of the 19th century. In “Koukouritsa”, the family estate of Kapodistrias in the middle of Corfu, we follow the path of his life, in a narration that starts from his childhood in Corfu and culminates in his assassination in Nafplio.
The Capodistrias Museum
The Capodistrias Museum is the only museum dedicated to the life, work and legacy of Count Ioannis Capodistrias, the great Corfiot diplomat, politician and first Governor of Greece. The Museum offers to its visitors a unique opportunity to become acquainted with the history of Corfu, 19th century Europe and Greece. The Museum is housed in the family’s rural estate in Koukouritsa, surrounded by a beautiful garden that offers the most amazing views.
Capodistrias Museum offers its visitors the opportunity to see:
The country home of the Capodistrias Family
Personal items of Ioannis Capodistrias, along with books, maps, etc.
Honorary gifts given to the Governor, such as medals, religious icons, and items from his time in the Court of Czar Alexander I
Works of art, furniture and household items of the Governor and his family
The rich digital archive gathering evidence concerning Capodistrias’s life and work, by accessing historical documents from throughout Europe.
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