Located near the old harbor in the center of a historical area, the Medieval Museum holds a unique history and a vast collection of antiquities from the 400 to the 1870 A.D. Various historic artifacts are exhibited in the museum along with Ottoman pottery, suits of armor, tombstones, metal wares, paintings, terracotta, vaults, wood carving of the 17th and 18th century, cannons, statues and much more. When you enter the Grand Hall, you can see black and white images of Byzantine locations everywhere in Cyprus. Among the exhibit are also jewelry, glassware, objects of worship, lamps, and architectural fragment coming from the Gothic and Byzantine buildings.
At the basement, there are pictures of Byzantine churches in the island of Cyprus and some replicas of sculptures coming from the cathedral of Santa Sophia in occupied Nicosia. On the ground floor, there are wall paintings, tombstones, and coats of arms that are mainly from Nicosia and the church of Pyrga. On the upper floors, the exhibits are set in small rooms off a central corridor. Weaponry, as well as a full suit of armor, is displayed on the second floor, along with exhibits of pottery, fine stone gargoyles and jewelry.
Open: Tuesday - Saturday from 09:00 to 17:00
Sunday from 10:00 to 13:00.
Entrance: 3.42 Euro