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Thalassa Municipal Museum of the Sea

Cyprus

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The museum management conducts various educational programmes, workshops and activities for children and adults related with the Cyprus’ history and culture, archaeology, arts, marine and natural environment.

The Museum is located at the centre of Agia Napa and it has the sea as a subject-matter. It is the first museum of its kind across the Mediterranean region with main principle to present to the local and foreign visitors, the impact and the significance of the sea upon the history of Cyprus, from pale ontological to prehistoric periods until present times.

At the museum the visitor gets informed from audiovisual panels on all the historical periods of the island throughout the centuries and could admired Cypriot antiquities, which cover 7000 years, from the Neolithic period to the Venetian rule (5000 B.C. to 1600 A.D.)

Furthermore, the museum hosts pale-ontological exhibits, which include fossilised fishes, shells, corals, ammonites and stuffed sea animals such as fishes, mammals, turtles, seal, corals, sea-urchins, starfish, sponges, marine plants and others found in various parts of the island.

There is also an attractively designed cafeteria, a gift shop, an open air amphitheatre for the summer that serves the community for concerts, dances and other cultural performance

Opening Hours:

Monday: 09:00 - 13:00
Tuesday - Saturday: 09:00- 17:00
Sunday: 15:00 - 19:00
 

Winter Season 01 October - 31 May

Monday: 09:00-13:00
Tuesday-Saturday: 09:00-17:00
Sunday: Closed


Notice:Official Public Holidays the museum is closed.

 

Admission fees:

 
  Individuals   

  Group*

Adults

€4

€2,50 **

High School & University Students

€2,50

€1,50 **

Elementary Junior High School Students

€1,50

€1,50   




* 10 persons or more
** Per person

 

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14 Kryou Nerou, Ayia-Napa, 5345

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