Attractions Famagusta The Avgorou Ethnographic Museum

The Avgorou Ethnographic Museum

The Ethnographic Museum in the village of Avgorou is housed in a 1921 two­storey, traditional residence (the Koutras House), and depicts the daily life of previous generations.

Amongst its exhibits are rare 19th century wood­carved furniture, costumes, silverware and pottery, a collection of paintings by self­taught Cypriot artists, and priceless traditional textiles and embroideries of the 18th – 19th century, as well as many other traditional utensils and tools.

The museum also has a large courtyard, stockyard, water reservoir and wheel­well.

Region: Ammochostos (Famagusta)
Address: Leoforos Karyon, 52, Avgorou village
GPS coordinates: Lat: 35.0395 Lon: 33.83987
Contact No: Tel: +357 23 923 340
Operating Hours: Monday – Friday: 08:30 – 13:30
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 16:00 – 18:00
Saturday: 09:00 – 13:00
Closed on Sunday.
Operating Period: All year round.
Closed on Public Holidays.
Entrance Fee: Adults €1,71 / Children €0,86
Special rates for students and groups.
Opening and closing times as well as entrance fees, are subject to alterations without notice. Visitors are advised to check before visiting.

Courtesy of the CTO

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