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The Archbishop Makarios III Cultural Foundation – Byzantine Museum and Art Rooms is located next to the Archbishop’s Manor, (near St. Ioannis Cathedral Church) and is made up of three exhibition spaces: the Museum of Byzantine Art that is home to some rare icons from 5th – 19th century, the European Art Gallery, with oil paintings from the school of Rubens, Delacroix Lorain and others (16th – 19th century) and the Greek Independence War Art Gallery, with paintings from the Greek Revolution of 1821 and Greek mythology. Tel: 22 - 430 008
The Pancyprian Gymnasium Museums are housed in 12 rooms of the oldest gymnasium in Cyprus. The Museums pay homage to the history of the school and house archaeological and coin collections of Cypriot origin as well as collections of old maps and guns that are primarily of Cypriot origin. There is also a picture gallery, with works from artists that were once teachers or alumni of the school and the Museum of Natural History. The collections are completed by a large and impressive example of gothic sculpture unique to Cyprus. Tel: 22- 466 014
The Leventio – Municipal Museum of Lefkosia was formed in 1984 from a donation made by Anastasios Leventis and is the first historical museum of Cyprus. The museum exhibits the history of Lefkosia from the Chalcolithic Period (3000 B.C) until present day. It has a wealth of exhibits and also hosts many interesting events. Tel: 22 - 661 475
Hatzigeorgaki Kornesiou Manor Ethnological Museum is one of the most spectacular constructions from the 18th century.Kornesiou was one of the most prominent Dragomans during the Turkish occupancy and the manor is part of his estate. Having being renovated by its owner in 1793, the manor today houses the Ethnological Museum and was awarded the Europa Nostra award in 1988. Tel: 22 - 305 316
The Lefkosia Municipal Arts Centre is housed in the old Electricity Authority station and an important example of 1920’s industrial architecture. It is home to the Exhibitions Halls and the History of Art Library that has more than 6000 books.Tel: 22 - 432 577
The Museum of Folk Arts was founded in 1937 and is housed in the spaces of the Old Archbishop’s Manor, opposite the Pancyprian Gymnasium. The museum’s collection has examples of weaving, pottery, weaving, metalworks and others. Also of note is the gate of St. Mamantos (19th century) that inspired George Seferis’ poem, ‘Details of Cyprus’. Tel: 22 - 432 578
Other museums worth visiting include: the George and Nefeli Chiapra Pieridi Museum (Tel: 22 - 667 134), the Classic Motorcycle Museum (Tel: 22 - 680 222) and many others.
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