Paphos Archaeological Museum
All the year round
Monday-Friday : 8.00-16.00
Saturday and Sunday closed
The archaeological Museum of Pafos houses an attractive collection of Cypriot antiquities from the Pafos area, dating from the Neolithic Age to 1700 AD.
The exhibits, originating mainly from Palepafos (Kouklia), Nea Pafos (present day Pafos) and Marion-Arsinoe (Polis), are supplemented by finds from Pegeia, Kisonerga, Lempa, Pano Arodes, Salamiou, Akourdalia, Pomos, Kidasi, Geroskipou etc.
Five rooms showcase interesting exhibits dating from the Neolithic era to the Middle Ages. In the first room the visitor can see exhibits from 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. A tombstone from Marion with the Cyprosyllabic script is also worth seeing.
In the third room the visitor can see exhibits from the Hellenistic and Roman periods. Centre of attention is the marble statue of Asklepios and a marble bust of Aphrodite.
The fourth room hosts exhibits from the late Roman and early Christian periods, while in the recently added fifth, are items from the Byzantine Period and the Middle Ages in general.