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Cyprus Folk Art Museum

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Very interesting exposition, well maintained. I only regret it wasn't bigger. Absolutely worth... read more

Reviewed September 12, 2018
Aleksandra M
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Not very big, but worth a visit, can go to two museums in same area

Small one story museum, but cool in both temperature and exhibits, off very quite square, next door... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
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Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

Very interesting exposition, well maintained. I only regret it wasn't bigger. Absolutely worth seeing. Especially that it's a great starting point to continue sightseeing, many other facilities are really close in a stroll distance.

Thank Aleksandra M
Reviewed August 21, 2018

This museum houses a plethora of old furniture, costumes and equipment for making handicrafts sourced over the years from around the island. Essentially one long room with a few smaller rooms, it doesn’t take too long to view the items on show.

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Reviewed August 6, 2018

Small one story museum, but cool in both temperature and exhibits, off very quite square, next door to Byzantine Museum and art gallery.

Thank Pepperjackm
Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

We went to the Cyprus Folk Art Museum. It was very hot and humid so we took with us cold drinking water. Nice outing.More

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kypriakai S, Διευθυντής at Cyprus Folk Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2018

The museum is in a medieval building of 14th cent so no a/c can be installed. Usually is not hot. It keeps a normal temperature and it gives a good opportunity to visitor to experience how a monastery of 14th century in Cyprus was. Thank...More

Reviewed June 1, 2018

It is inside a church like building. If you have ever been to a similar a Greek museum, you don't have to go unless you want to do a comparison. No photo is allowed in this place.

1  Thank Yali L
Reviewed May 23, 2018

We planned to visit this place and everything in this area but it was so difficult to find as there are no directions coming from Ledra street, so we had to ask the locals for directions. This museum is housed in the same courtyard with...More

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Reviewed February 21, 2018

This is a very quaint museum that gives you a brief history of the folk art of Cyprus. We were amazed at the art work done with silk cocoons and the lace and silver work done here. This was our first stop before going to...More

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kypriakai S, Διευθυντής at Cyprus Folk Art Museum, responded to this reviewResponded February 23, 2018

Thanks for your great review Hope to see you again. We have different periodical exhibitions

Reviewed December 12, 2017 via mobile

Located near the Archbishop's Palace and the National Struggle Museum, this is a wonderful museum for those interested in the folk art of Cyprus. Plan to spend at least an hour here. Byzantine art museum located next door.

1  Thank Saranger
Reviewed September 6, 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.

Thank oldlarnacian
Reviewed September 3, 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

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Close on Sunday Monday 10.00am - 2pm Tue-Fri 9.15am - 4pm Saturday 9.00am - 1 pm
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