The prominent personality of the Corfiot count Ioannis Capodistrias, first governor of Greece and top European diplomat is revealed here, in the only museum dedicated to the great Corfiot, Greek, and European politician of the 19th century.

In Koukouritsa, the Capodistrias’ family estate in the middle of Corfu, we follow the course of his life, through a narration that begins with his childhood years in Corfu and culminates with his assassination in Nafplio.

Read also Saint Loukas Monastery.

At the Capodistrias Museum, you can explore the history of Corfu, Greece, and 19th century Europe through the life and legacy of Ioannis Capodistrias, first governor of modern Greece.

The permanent exhibition, displayed in the Capodistrias family house of Koukouritsa, presents a unique collection of the Governor’s personal belongings, family memorabilia and state-related artefacts.

The museum is situated in the Capodistrias estate of Koukouritsa, a listed monument, just 7km from Corfu town, near Evropouloi village. During your visit, you can enjoy the botanical garden with splendid views and relax at the Garden Café and find original souvenirs at the Museum Shop. In the summer months, there are cultural and educational events in the museum’s garden, for the old and young.

Collections and Archive

Discover the unique collection of the Capodistrias Museum and the biographical exhibition about Ioannis Capodistrias. Explore the Ioannis Capodistrias Digital Archive, where you can find a wealth of historical documents and contemporary material related to Capodistrias.

Visit the digital presentation of the contribution of Ioannis Capodistrias and the Ionian Islands to the Greek Revolution of 1821 and follow the stories that showcase the times, people and the ideas that contributed to the long the struggle for freedom.


Tel: +30 26610 32440



Capodistrias Museum – Center of Capodistrian Studies

Share this Post


Get highlights of delivered to your inbox