Attractions Larnaca Larnaka District Archaeological Museum

Larnaka District Archaeological Museum

Larnaka District Archaeological Museum houses a large collection of archaeological finds from the whole district of Larnaka, including the ancient city-kingdom of Kition, and the main Neolithic settlements of Choirokitia and Tenta – Kalavasos.

Exhibits include artefacts from the Neolithic period, the Copper Era and the Archaic, Classical, Hellenistic and Roman periods. Faience (tin-glazed pottery), ivory and alabaster pieces showcase Cyprus’ commercial and international ties with different countries during antiquity.

Aside from the large collection of local exhibits, the museum also displays some unique items of Egyptian, Mycenaean, Phoenician, Assyrian and Persian origin that were found in the region of Larnaka, but may have been imported from the other great civilizations of antiquity close to the island.

Address: Plateia Kalograion

Contact No: Tel: +357 24 304 169

Operating Hours: Monday – Friday: 08:00 – 16:00, Saturday: 09:00 – 16:00, Closed on Sundays, Operating Period: All year round, Closed on Public Holidays

Entrance Fee: €2,50, For 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.

 

Courtesy of the CTO

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