The Museum of Asian Art of Corfu is the only Asian museum of Greece. It is housed in the Palace of Saint Michael and Saint Georges and displays about 3,500 Chinese items (pottery, porcelain, statuary, lacquered and ivory objects, coins etc.), works from India, Thailand, Cambodia, Nepal and Tibet, about 6,200 objects from all periods of Japanese civilization and hand-made rugs and kilims of the Baluch nomads, ikat silk clothing, jewellery, Suzani silk fabrics etc. of the Central Asia. The museum also periodically hosts exhibitions on various thematic subjects.

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