Archaeological Museum of the Pafos (Paphos) District
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Archaeological Museum of the Pafos District
Archaeological Museum of the Pafos (Paphos) District

The Museum is closed to the public from the 24th October 2016 until January 2019, due to renovation works.

The Pafos District Archaeological Museum houses a collection of finds from the Pafos (Paphos) region dating from the Neolithic Age to 1700 AD.

The exhibits are set across five rooms and originate mainly from Palaipafos (Kouklia), Nea Pafos (present­ day Pafos) and Marion-Arsinoe (Polis). They are supplemented by finds from Pegeia, Kissonerga, Lempa, Pano Arodes, Salamiou, Akourdalia, Pomos, Kidasi and Geroskipou.

The first room covers the Neolithic, Chalcolithic and Bronze Age, including coins cut from the mint of Pafos. The second room houses exhibits from the Iron Age and Classical period, including a tombstone from Marion with the Cyprosyllabic script. The third room presents the Hellenistic and Roman periods, with a rare marble bust of Aphrodite and a marble statue of Asklepios. The fourth room hosts exhibits from the late Roman and early Christian periods, while the newer fifth room showcases pieces from the Byzantine Period and the Middle Ages in general.

The museum is linked to the Aphrodite Cultural Route.

Region: Pafos
Address: Griva Digeni Avenue, 43
GPS coordinates: Lat: 34.771652 Lon: 32.430317
Contact No: Tel: +357 26 955 801
Operating Hours: Monday - Friday: 08:00 - 16:00
Closed on weekends
Operating Period: All year round
Closed on Public Holidays
Entrance Fee: €2,50
For organised groups consisting of more than 10 persons there is a 20% reduction on the entry fees.
The Department of Antiquities can issue special entry cards for all its museums and ancient monuments: One (1) day entry cards - €8,50, three (3) day entry cards - €17,00, seven (7) day entry cards - €25,00.
Disabled Access: Chairlift (entrance)
Website: www.mcw.gov.cy/da
  Opening and closing times as well as entrance fees, are subject to alterations without notice. Visitors are advised to check before visiting.
 

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