Museums

The treasures of Paphos

Open Paphos Museum of Art

As part of the "Signs in Time and Space" project implemented by "Paphos 2017", art works have been placed in various open spaces throughout the city. The purpose of the project was to create links between the past and the present through a potentially open-air museum...

Geroskipou Museum of Folk Art

Since 1978, the museum was housed in the ‘House of Hatzismith’, a traditional 18th-century mansion. This historic building belonged to Andreas Zymboulakis of the Ionian Islands, the so-called Hadjismith, a wealthy and educated man who was a consular agent of England...

Local Archaeological Museum of Palepafos

The museum is housed in a beautiful gothic building with a central courtyard that was built by the Lusignan kings in the 13th century AD. It is located within the archaeological site of Palepafos in today's Kouklia, 16 km southwest of the city of Paphos. In the Middle...

Ecclesiastical Museum of the Holy Metropolis of Paphos

Near the church of Agia Paraskevi Geroskipou, in the area where the Primary School was formerly housed, today houses the collections of the Museum of the Holy Metropolis of Paphos. Here, visitors can see works of church art dating from the early Byzantine period to...

Paphos Ethnographic Museum

The Ethnographic Museum is housed in a two-story stone building of 1894, with three unusual Gothic arches and beautiful gardens. It was founded in 1958 to house the private collection of Giorgos Eliades, an intellectual collector with a keen interest in the cultural...

Paphos Archaeological Museum

Located in a central part of town on Georgiou Griva Digeni Avenue. It was founded in 1936, with the aim of promoting and preserving the ancient heritage of Paphos. The museum was originally housed in the Iakovio Primary School, and was later moved to the medieval bath...