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Cyprus Folk Art Museum

Archiepiskopou Kyprianou Square 2, Nicosia 1016, Cyprus
+357 22 432578
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Must see Museum

A well curated collection well laid out over several floors. Covers art works as well as artefacts... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
Fascinating insight into ancient methods

Lovely to look around and see some of the preserved methods of Cypriot arts and crafts- important... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2017
Andrew R
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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Archiepiskopou Kyprianou Square 2, Nicosia 1016, Cyprus
+357 22 432578
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

A well curated collection well laid out over several floors. Covers art works as well as artefacts and several areas have hidden items in drawers In house cafeteria available and a small gift shop. A calm oasis in a hot climate.

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Reviewed 4 September 2017

Lovely to look around and see some of the preserved methods of Cypriot arts and crafts- important to keep these traditions alve for future generations

Thank Andrew R
Reviewed 19 August 2017

This Museum is a two flour structure with a wide balcony on the top floor. Located within the historical neighborhood of Nicosia. It is also next to the Archbishop palace and the Byzantine Museum.

1  Thank kiltmaker2
Reviewed 26 May 2017

This is a fascinating place with an interesting collection. The building is interesting in itself, being the old Archbhishop's Residence and before that a Benedictine Monastery. The buildings nearby are important and not visited very much.

2  Thank Michael W
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Without fanfare this gives a glimpse of rural domestic life in Cyprus, with the accent on family, craftsmanship and clothing. Textiles and domestic furniture show why Cyprus is unique and like everywhere else at the same time. Excellent Gothic arch for close inspection. Worth an...More

2  Thank William R
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Jump in this rural river of history. See the ways of the cyprus technics of building and manufacturing goods for dayly useage. Feel free to ask anything. Check how deferend concuerors left there mark in this art.

3  Thank Socratis N
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Worth a visit, good design and plenty of information, not particularly large museum. Visit lasted around 30-45 minutes

2  Thank AberdeenshireTom
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Only visited because I was in the area.Displays are a bit of a jumble without any explanation.Lots of pots and pans and a few beds.Looks in need of a spring clean.Spent 10 minutes,probably 9 too many.

2  Thank wingate
Reviewed 19 February 2017

In 30 minutes you may see the an interesting collection of the folk art of Cyprus of the last two centuries in a historical and important building. Helpful staff.

2  Thank Eli_George_13
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Went to visit this museum after visiting the Byzantine Museum. The entry fee of Euro 2 and one cannot take photos. One can see how people lived. See how they weaved, some blacksmith tools, etc. Saw some clothes and a large bed. Family must have...More

2  Thank Frank_from_perth
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