The historical museum of Lefkosia revives life in the capital from
ancient times to the present day.
Museum and Art Galleries
Address: Archbishop Makarios III Foundation
Cultural Center within the Archbishopric, Plateia Arch. Kiprianou.
Tel.: (02) 43 00 08
Opening hours: Monday-Friday 9-16:30; Saturday 9-13
Largest collection of icons on the island, covering the period from
9th to 18th century AD. The Art Galleries contain oil paintings, maps
Museum of Cyprus
Address: Plateia Arch. Kyprianou.
Tel.: (02) 43 25 78
Opening hours: Monday-Friday 9-17; Saturday 10-13
(Former: Cyprus Folk Art Museum), founded by the society of Cypriote
Wide collection of Cypriot folk art of 19th and early 20th century,
including wood-carved objects, tapestry, embroidery, pottery, national
costumes and hand-woven materials.
Address: Near Archbishopric, Plateia Arch.
Tel.: (02) 30 45 50
Opening hours: Monday-Friday 8-14; 15-17
Documents, photos and other memorabilia of the 1955-1959 National
Address: Agiou Savva St. 3B
Tel: (02) 30 47 11
Opening hours: Monday-Friday 10-17; Saturday 10-14
Collection of Cyprus stamps from 1800 onwards. These stamps,
classified internationally amongst the bests, are of significant value
in world philately.
Address: Praxippou 7-9 Lefkosia
Tel.: (02) 66 72 78
Opening hours: Monday-Friday 10-16:30
A display of traditional treasury from the end of 19th century
including ornaments, religious items, silver utensils and old tools.
of the History of Cypriote Coinage
Address: Stasinou 51. Agia Paraskevi, Bank of
Tel.: (02) 67 71 35
Opening hours: Monday 9-13: 15:30-18 (No afternoon in July and
August); Tuesday-Friday 9-13
Permanent exhibition presenting the development of coinage of Cyprus
from 6th century BC to the present day.