Cyprus museums

Cyprus has a rich culture and that can be demonstrated by visiting its museums.

You can view our Cyprus museum list below according to the various districts and you can also use our map display to easily locate the museums.

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Cyprus museums by location (district)

Cyprus museum which is also known as the Cyprus Archaeological Museum is the largest and oldest archaeological museum in the island. The museum is located in Nicosia district and was housed in a building on Victoria St. in old Nicosia, in the occupied part of the town.The Cyprus museum was founded in 1888 as a privately run institution to protect the finds that started to come to light during the first legal excavations undertaken during the...
The House of Hadjigeorgakis Kornesios is located in Nicosia and is considered as a significant example of urban architecture of the last century of Ottoman domination. It can be found very close the Archbishopric, in the neighbourhood of Saint Antonios, where the wealthy notables of the Greek community traditionally used to live.Hadjigeorgakis Kornesios was the official interpreter for the Divan (Council) of the Sultan for thirty years from 1779...
Carob Mill Museum is located in the Limassol, Cyprus, near the Medieval Museum. The Carob Mill was built at the beginning of the 20th century, a time when carobs were one of the main products that Cyprus used to export. Carobs had many uses, including the manufacture of film, medicine, chocolates and other sweets. The machinery used in the mill for the process of the carobs is exhibited in a renovated building which combines tradition with...
The museum is located in the east wing of the medieval mansion of the Louzinian, which is located in the archaeological area of Kouklia (Palaipafos). The findings are exhibited in two rooms in the mansion, in which the findings found in the Iero of Aphrodite, and the surround areas as well as the necropolis are presented.In the first room, are the mobile findings of the Iero of Aphrodite and in which a flooring of mosaics has been placed. In...
The Larnaca archaeological museum can be found near the city of Larnaca and was founded in 1969. The museum initially was made up of two exhibition rooms and during 1987 and 1988  new rooms and findings were added.At the moment, the Larnaca archaeological museum contains four galleries, where the display of objects follows a chronological sequence, so that the visitor can have a more complete picture of the historical development of the...
The Limassol Archaeological museum was founded in 1948 and was originally housed in the Limassol Castle. In 1964, during the conflicts, the museum stayed closed because it was given to the Cypriot national guard. During 1972 the construction of the new modern museum started and in March 1975 the new exhibition was organised under very difficult conditions due to the Turkish invasion of the island.This Archaeological museum in Limassol houses...
The museum of Maa- Palaiokastro is located near Coral Bay, in Paphos. It serves as a local museum of the site where the first Mycenaean Greeks settled after the fall of the Mycenaean Kingdoms in Greece. Their emigration in Cyprus dates around 1200.. Their emigration is a milestone in the history of Cyprus as this is when the Hellenization of island begins.The Museum host a rich collection of artefacts that have been excavated on the site of Maa-...
Paphos archaeological museum is a museum which is located in Paphos, on Griva Digenis Street at the town's entrance. Visitors will find a variety of archaeological items which were excavated from the most famous archaeological sites of the Paphos area.The museum was first founded in 1964 and during 1989 a new exhibition gallery was added. This archaeological museum in Paphos has five exhibition galleries and at the museum’s yard there...
The Larnaca archaeological museum can be found near the city of Larnaca and was founded in 1969. The museum initially was made up of two exhibition rooms and during 1987 and 1988  new rooms and findings were added.At the moment, the Larnaca archaeological museum contains four galleries, where the display of objects follows a chronological sequence, so that the visitor can have a more complete picture of the historical development of the...
Carob Mill Museum is located in the Limassol, Cyprus, near the Medieval Museum. The Carob Mill was built at the beginning of the 20th century, a time when carobs were one of the main products that Cyprus used to export. Carobs had many uses, including the manufacture of film, medicine, chocolates and other sweets. The machinery used in the mill for the process of the carobs is exhibited in a renovated building which combines tradition with...
The Limassol Archaeological museum was founded in 1948 and was originally housed in the Limassol Castle. In 1964, during the conflicts, the museum stayed closed because it was given to the Cypriot national guard. During 1972 the construction of the new modern museum started and in March 1975 the new exhibition was organised under very difficult conditions due to the Turkish invasion of the island.This Archaeological museum in Limassol houses...
Cyprus museum which is also known as the Cyprus Archaeological Museum is the largest and oldest archaeological museum in the island. The museum is located in Nicosia district and was housed in a building on Victoria St. in old Nicosia, in the occupied part of the town.The Cyprus museum was founded in 1888 as a privately run institution to protect the finds that started to come to light during the first legal excavations undertaken during the...
The House of Hadjigeorgakis Kornesios is located in Nicosia and is considered as a significant example of urban architecture of the last century of Ottoman domination. It can be found very close the Archbishopric, in the neighbourhood of Saint Antonios, where the wealthy notables of the Greek community traditionally used to live.Hadjigeorgakis Kornesios was the official interpreter for the Divan (Council) of the Sultan for thirty years from 1779...
The museum is located in the east wing of the medieval mansion of the Louzinian, which is located in the archaeological area of Kouklia (Palaipafos). The findings are exhibited in two rooms in the mansion, in which the findings found in the Iero of Aphrodite, and the surround areas as well as the necropolis are presented.In the first room, are the mobile findings of the Iero of Aphrodite and in which a flooring of mosaics has been placed. In...
The museum of Maa- Palaiokastro is located near Coral Bay, in Paphos. It serves as a local museum of the site where the first Mycenaean Greeks settled after the fall of the Mycenaean Kingdoms in Greece. Their emigration in Cyprus dates around 1200.. Their emigration is a milestone in the history of Cyprus as this is when the Hellenization of island begins.The Museum host a rich collection of artefacts that have been excavated on the site of Maa-...
Paphos archaeological museum is a museum which is located in Paphos, on Griva Digenis Street at the town's entrance. Visitors will find a variety of archaeological items which were excavated from the most famous archaeological sites of the Paphos area.The museum was first founded in 1964 and during 1989 a new exhibition gallery was added. This archaeological museum in Paphos has five exhibition galleries and at the museum’s yard there...