Cyprus Museums

The Department of Antiquities - Cyprus.

The Department of Antiquities is responsible for the management of the archaeological heritage of Cyprus.


One of the aims of the Department of Antiquities is also the use of both ancient monuments and archaeological museums for educational purposes and cultural activities, as well as for the stimulation of cultural tourism. In order to achieve the above, the Department of Antiquities organises conferences, exhibitions and lectures both in Cyprus and abroad.


An activity which has emerged over the last few years is the contribution of the Department of Antiquities towards the establishment of private/thematic museums. In this case the Department acts as a consultant and as a guide by offering its personnel's specialised knowledge.


The activities of the Department of Antiquities are published in its two annual publications, namely the Report of the Department of Antiquities, Cyprus and the Annual Report of the Department of Antiquities, Cyprus.

Source: Department of Antiquities - Cyprus



Cyprus Museum - Nicosia (Lefkosia)

Lemesos (Limassol) District Museum

Larnaka District Museum

Pafos District Museum

Ethnological Museum, Lefkosia (The House of Hadjig

Local Museum of Ancient Idalion

Museum of Traditional Embroidery and Silversmith-w

Fikardou-Rural Museum

Cyprus Medieval Museum (Limassol Castle)

Local Kourion Museum, Episkopi

Local Museum of Palaipafos (Kouklia)

Folk Art Museum, Geroskipou

Local Museum of Marion-Arsinoe, Polis Chrysochous

Museum of the Mycenean colonisation of Cyprus at M

Larnaka Castle


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