Museums in Ammochostos

Thalassa Municipal Museum of the Sea

Thalassa Municipal Museum of the Sea, located in Agia Napa is the only museum of its kind in the Mediterranean area and it connects the sea to the history of the island. The highlight of the museum is the life size replica of the ship Kyrenia II, a 4th century BC merchant vessel which is the oldest Greek ship ever found. It was accidentally discovered off the coast of Kyrenia in 1967, at a depth of 30m.

Address: Kryou Nerou 14, Agia Napa, Ammochostos

Telephone: +357 23 816 366

Opening Hours:
October - May: Monday: 09:00 - 13:00, Tuesday - Saturday: 09:00 - 17:00, Sunday: closed
June - September: Monday: 09:00 - 13:00, Tuesday - Saturday: 09:00 - 17:00, Sunday: 15:00 - 19:00

Operating period: All year round. Closed on Public Holidays.

Entrance fee: €4.00 adults, €1.50 students. Special rates for students and groups.

Disabled Access: Wheelchair accessible.

Museum of Marine Life

Museum of Marine Life is incorporated in the Thalassa Municipal Museum of the Sea.

Address: Kryou Nerou 14, Agia Napa, Ammochostos

Telephone: +357 23 816 366

Opening Hours:
Monday - Saturday: 09.00 - 13.00, 06.00 - 22.00 (June - October)
Sunday: 09.00 - 13.00 (June - October)
Monday: 09.00 - 14.30 (November - May)
Tuesday - Saturday: 09.00 - 17.00 (November - May)

Operating period: All year round

Entrance fee: €3.00 adults, €1.00 students; admission is free with Thalassa Municipal Museum of the Sea ticket.

The Avgorou Ethnographic Museum

The Ethnographic Museum is located in the village of Avgorou in Ammochostos area and is a small museum housed in a beautiful example of traditional architecture. Items embrace all aspects of Cypriot life, ranging from embroidery, lace and jewellery to ceramics and metalwork.

Address: 52 Karyon str., Avgorou village, Ammochostos

Telephone: +357 23 923 340

Opening Hours:
Monday - Friday: 08:30 - 13:30
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 16:00 - 18:00
Saturday: 09:00 - 13:00
Closed on Sunday.

Operating period: All year round. Closed on Public Holidays.

Entrance fee: €1.71 adults / Children €0,86
                    Special rates for students and groups.

Deryneia Folkloric Art Museum

Folk Art Museum is located in the village Dherenia. Exhibits include a traditional Cypriot bedroom, an old fashioned oven, collection of lacework, primitive farming tools and household items.

Located opposite is the Open Air Traditional Folk Art Museum which further showcases traditional professions in its exhibition rooms, including that of furniture and shoe maker, carpenter, tailor, blacksmith, builder, barber, sculptor, fisherman and farmer, among others. Exhibitions are also held on the grounds, along with civil marriages and other cultural events.

Address: 2 & 3 Demetri Liperti str., Deryneia village, Ammochostos

Telephone: +357 23 811 000

Opening Hours:
Winter: Monday - ­ Saturday: 09:00 - 13:00 / 15:00 - ­17:00
Summer: Monday - ­ Saturday: 09:00 - 13:00 / 15:00 -­ 18:00
Closed on Sunday.

Operating period: All year round. Closed on Public Holidays.

Entrance fee: €2,00 / Groups €1,00 (both museums)

Disabled Access:Wheelchair accessible