1, Museum Str.
Showcases the best of Cypriot archaeology from the 9th millennium BC to the end of Antiquity.
It is located just to the west of the city wall, in between the Tripoli bastion and the municipal gardens.
There is a convenient café on the grounds
Open 9 am - 5 pm weekdays
10 am - 1 pm Saturdays & Sundays - Mondays Closed
Entrances fees euro 4.00
Sundays free for all the European citizens
Museum of the Pancyprian Gymnasium
Agiou Ioannou and Thiseos Street,Old Nicosia
The Museums of The Pancyprian Gymnasium are open to visitors of all ages and interests.
Opening Hours:Monday,Tuesday,Thursday,Friday 09:00 - 15:30
Wenesday 09:00am - 17:00 Saturday 09:00 - 13:00
The Von World Pens Hall
37,Demostheni Severi Ave,
The Von World Pens Hall is a museum for pens and everything that has to do with writing.It is the only one of its kind in Europe representing almost all major pen manufacturing companies with over 2000 pices.There are Victorian pencil,vintange pens,ink pots,seals,stamps,dip pens and typerwriters,with some items dating back to the 15th and 16th century
Cyprus Folk Art Museum
The main Folk Art Museum in Cyprus, is housed in the Old Archbishopric Palace at Archbiscop Kiriakos Square.A historic building dating back to the 15th century with later additions.Presents masterpieces of weaving embroidery/lace costumes,pottery,metalwork,basketry,folk painting,leatherwork and woodcarving.It is also remarkable the 19th century door of Saint Mamas church that the Nobel prize-winning poet Georgios Seferis mentions in his poem"Little Things of Cyprus",wich he dedicated to his friend the painter and first Director of the Cyprus Folk Art Museum,Adamantios Diamantis.
Opening hours:Tuesday - Friday 09:30-16:00 and Saturday 09:00-13:00
The George & Nefeli Giabra Pierides Archeological Museum
86-88-90 Phaneromenis Str,
The mezzanine floor of the refurbished building of the Bank of Cyprus CulturalFundation,at Phaneromeni in Old Nicosia,houses the Museum of the George and Nefeli Giabra Pierides Collection (donated by Clio and Solon Triandafylides).The Collection,wich includes over 600 items,has been described by experts as one of the richest in the world in Mycenaean pottery.It includes representative sample of pottery from the Geometric,Archaic,Roman and Medieval periods,terracotta figurines,an important collection of stone sculptures and seals,jewelry and bronze objects.
Opening hours:Daily 10:00 - 19:00
Museum Of The History Of Cypriot Coinage
86-88-90 Phaneromenis Str,
The history of Cyprus from the time coins were first minted 2600 years ago to the present is brought to life by more than 500 coins arranged into nine historical period exhibited in twenty-three display cases.The presentation begins with coinage from the Cyprus City Kingdom (6th4th centuries B.C.) and ends with the Republic of Cyprus(1960).
Opening hours:Daily 10:00 - 19:00
The Leventis Municipal Museum of Nicosia
17 Hippocrates Str
Opening Hopurs: Tuesday-Sunday 10:00am-4:30pm
European Museum of The Year Award 1991
Hosts the history of Nicosia from its origin around 4000BC up until today.
The Museum runs "Th Shop" selling books, replicas and gifts.
Makarios III Cultural Foundation
Archbishop Kyprianou Square (Within the Archbishopic)
Open 9 AM to 4:30 PM weekdays,
Comprising of The Byzantine Museum, European Art Gallery & Greek Independence War Gallery.
The Byzantine Museum
Has one of the world's best collections of Orthodox icons and other artworks, mostly ranging from the 9th to the 16th century.
The European Art Gallery
Presents 120 oil paintings of various European Schools of Art of the 16th untill the 19th century.
Many religious themes, among others by Van Dyck, Rubens, Tintoretto and Lorrain.
The Greek Independence War Gallery
Contains maps, copper engravings and paintings dedicated to the watr
Also paintings from the Greek Mythology
Cyprus Classic Motorcycle Museum
44 Granikou Str.
Open 9 AM to 1:00PM, 3:00-7:00 PM weekdays,
9 AM to 2:00PM Saturdays,
One of the largest collections in the world, presenting 150 unique classic motorcycles.
Such as 1927 BSAs, 1938 AJS, 1946 Triumph
The National Struggle (EOKA) Museum
Archbishop Kyprianou Square
Open 8 AM to 2:00PM Mon-Fri
Thursday 3:30PM to 5:30PM Saturdays,
Closed Saturday, Sunday
The museum was founded after the end of the 1955-1959 National Liberation Struggled, by EOKA fighter Christodoulos Papachrysostomou. Specially designed new premises opened in 2001. The expenses were covered by the Holy Archebiscopic of Cyprus and the Cyprus Ministry of education and Culture. The museum display documents, photographic material, personal belongings of the heroes and other memorabilia related to the struggle against British Rule.
House of the Dragoman Hadjigeorgakis Kornesios
Patriarch Gregoriou St.
Open 8:30 AM to 3:30PM Mon-Fri
A beautifully restored 18th-century building now housing an ethnological museum.
It was the residence of Hadjigeorghakis the Dragoman to the Ottoman Port.
Ledra Observatory Museum
Ledra street, Shakolas Building,
The Shakolas building sticks out like a sore thumb in the medieval old city.
Right in the middle of Ledra street, on its punultimate floor you find the observatory, where it's possible "to see" the division of the island. There is a cafe up there too.
Cyprus Postal Museum
(Department of postal services)
3b Agiou Savva Str, Tel: +357-22304711
Open 09:00 AM to 15:00 PM Mon-Fri
Saturday 09:00 AM to 13:00 PM
Bank of Cyprus Cultural Foundation
86-88-90 Phaneromenis Str, Tel: +357-22677134
The Cultural Foundation is permanently housed in the old administraitive headquarters of the Bank of Cyprus, near the Phaneromeni Church, in the Old Nicosia, within the Venetian walls. It houses the arceological musuem of the George and Nefeli Giabra Pierides Collection (donated by Clio and Solon Triantafyllides), the Agora (the fountanion's shop) and the Cultural Foundation's lecture hall. In the courtyard of the building, there is an open air theatre where musical and theatrical performances are staged.