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Leventis Municipal Museum of Nicosia

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15 -17 Hippocrates Street, Nicosia 1500, Cyprus
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All reviews old city three floors potted history sufficient information tourist area interesting exhibits large collection british occupation free entrance cypriot history couple of hours beautiful building recent history ledra street worth a visit cyprus texts
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is how a history museum should be. Three floors with interesting objects, great wall texts and even a childrens area. Superb is the video animation where you can walk through the old city and get glimpses of real life though well acted semi-ancient filmfragments.The...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Birgitte E
Reviewed August 6, 2019

This is a very interesting museum, giving a taste of the recent history of Cyprus and way of life. Some lovely pieces to admire.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank RebGregor
Reviewed June 30, 2019 via mobile

Leventis museum was visited accidentally, we were on the our way to the art gallery and we were delighted with our error This free museum is housed in a beautiful building in the old town The short potted history is beautifully laid out -easy and...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank 37PR
Reviewed April 30, 2019

When in Nicosia don't miss this award winning museum. It covers the history of the area from the Palaeolithic period to the British occupation. There is a great amount of information here, with interactive and educational areas for children. There is English labelling too. My...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 26sarah1980
Reviewed April 4, 2019

We visited this museum while in Nicosia. It is well laid out, informative, and best of all free. Definitely a must see while in Nicosia

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Ducimus3
Reviewed April 3, 2019

This is a fantastic little museum, hidden away in a corner of the old town. It outlines the history of Cyprus and its conflicts, and has lots of interesting artefacts and exhibits. Our children loved the interactive maps and the children's area with colouring activities...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Lirac
Reviewed March 11, 2019

One hour in the Leventis Museum is the perfect introduction to the old city as you start your walking tour. I had no idea the many layers of history and empire in Cyprus, including a British royal wedding 1,000 years ago. Good use of technology,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Erin K
Reviewed March 3, 2019

Nice museum with a lot exhibits to see, you gonna need aproximately 1 1/2 - 2 hrs to the museum. I think on Mondays is closed

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Maria_Paph85
Reviewed January 15, 2019

This museum - located in the old part of Nicosia - is a great way to learn about the history of Nicosia itself - going back thousands of years to more recent times. The museum has an excellent collection which is enhanced by well produced...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 14, 2019

Careful design and excellent interpretation make the 9000 years of human occupation of Cyprus come alive. There are also several personal collections lent to this museum. We spent at least a couple of hours here. Shop has a great book collection as well. It's free...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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