The first archaeological Museum of Nicosia is located in the old part of the town. Every year the museum collection is updated with new archeological finds that reveal the history of the island’s civilization from its prehistoric times to the emergence of Christianity.
The Museum building consists of 14 halls, where exhibited items follow a chronological and a thematic succession. Items on display include ceramics, jewelry, sculpture, coins representing all the mints of the Cypriot kingdoms as well as the mint during the Ptolemaic rule on the island.
The Museum also has a research library, whose collection focuses on the historic and archeological studies of Cyprus.
Descriptions of museum item are presented in Greek and English.
The Museum is open all year and offers individual and group guided tours. It is located near the Ayios Andreas public gardens. Parking is available for museum visitors arriving on cars, bicycles and buses. The building is wheelchair accessible.