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Municipal Folk Art Museum - Limassol
Its worth mentioning the serious work that has been done in the setting of the exhibits , as well as the renovation of the building and its transformation into a museum.
The Municipal Museum of Folk Art, which opened on the 20th June 1985, includes one of the most important collections of Cypriot folk art and craft from the late 19th century until the beginning of the 20th century.
The museum is housed in a listed building, donated by the Ioannis and Katerina Schiza family, located in the corner of Ayiou Andreou Street and Othonos and Amalias Street.
The Municipal Museum of Folk Art hosts very rich and remarkable collections of garments, embroidery, wood carved creations, agricultural and tools and utensils, jewellery, decoration artifacts and furniture of the late 19th and the early 20th century.
Some of the artifacts the Museum hosts are woodcut chests, chests of drawers, consoles, pictures made with silk cocoons, embroidery, draw loom, traditional Cypriot costumes, baskets, swords, bronze pots, spindle, spinning wheel, lamp, flute, chairs, small stools, bronze plates, clay vessels, reaping hooks, doilies, bowls, wooden mirrors, etc.
Operating Hours: Monday - Friday: 08:30 - 15:00
Operating Period: All year round
Entrance Fee: 2 Euro
Best For Whom
- All Ages
Best For What
- Cultural Experience