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    Nikiforou Theotoki 32 Greece Kerkyra Island Corfu 491 00

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Winter(Oct 1st to Mar 31):
Wednesday to Sunday: 08:00-15:00
Monday-Tuesday: Closed
Summer(Apr 1st to Sep 30)
Wednesday: 09:00-14:00&17:30-20:30
Thursday: 09:00-15:00
Friday: 09:00-14:00&17:30-20:30
Saturday: 08:30-15:00
Sunday: 08:30-15:00
Monday- Tuesday: Closed


In the Museum, which is situated on the first floor of the historic building that housed the first Branch of the Ionian Bank in Corfu, visitor can see all issues that were circulated by the editorial banks and beyond, throughout the history of the modern Greek State. The Collection includes banknotes paper coins, documentation and related material, covering 180 years history of the Greek banknote: starting from the revolutionary Bonds in piastres issued by the of the Provisional Administration of Greece in 1822, the first phoenix of Kapodistrias circulated in 1831, and reaching up to the last drachmas which have been withdrawn in 2002 with the introduction of the Euro.