Cyprus Archaeological Museum - Cyprus
Don't miss the statue of Aphrodite of Soli , the symbol of Cyprus.
Cyprus Museum (Archaeological) is the islands foremost museum located in Lefkosia. The museum was founded in 1888 and houses archaeological treasures of Cyprus with 14 galleries of original art pieces from the Neolithic 9th millennium BC to the Byzantine periods. Highlights include a statue of 'Aphrodite of Soli' which has become the symbol of Cyprus, a collection of gold jewellery, pottery, three limestone lions, two sphinxes from Tamassos necropolis and the remains of the royal tombs of Salamis.
The Archaeological Museum of Lefkosia consists of fourteen rooms surrounding a square central area and is comprised of offices, a library, storerooms and areas for preserving and studying items in the collection. The objects in the rooms follow a chronological and a thematical succession.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 08.00 - 16.00
Thursday: 08.00 - 17.00
Saturday: 09.00 - 16.00
Sunday: 10.00 - 13.00
Operating period: All year round
Entrance fee: €3.40
Best For Whom:
- All Ages
Best For What:
- Cultural Experience