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Archaeological Museum of the Lemesos (Limassol) District

By April 11, 2018 No Comments

The Lemesos (Limassol) District Archaeological Museum houses a rich and notable collection of antiquities from the Neolithic age to the Roman period, originating from excavations at various archaeological sites in the Lemesos region.

The exhibits are housed in three rooms and are divided into three main categories. The first room contains pottery from different historical periods; the middle room exhibits coins, jewellery, lamps and a variety of copper tools and objects, whilst the third presents sculptures, tombstones, capitals, inscriptions and other marble and limestone artefacts. A variety of objects related to the cult of Aphrodite – such as fertility and other votive offerings and female terracotta figurines – are also included in the exhibits.

The museum is linked with the Aphrodite Cultural Route.

Region: Lemesos
Address: Anastasi Sioukri & Vyronos, 5 (near the Municipal Gardens)
GPS coordinates: Lat: 34.68518 Lon: 33.05408
Contact No: Tel: +357 25 305 157
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: Entrance ramp and lift, disabled toilets

Courtesy of the CTO