Cyprus Museum of Natural History

  • Location

    Carlsberg Brewery grounds - Latsia (Lakkia) area, Nicosia

  • Tickets

    Free Admission

  • Opening Times

    Monday - Friday: 08:30 - 13:00
    Closed on weekends.
    Appointment required.

    All year round.
    Closed on Public Holidays.

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The Cyprus Museum of Natural History, nestled within the enchanting grounds of the Carlsberg Brewery, stands as a remarkable testament to the island's biodiversity and geological wonders. Under the esteemed patronage of 'The Photos Photiades Charity, Scientific and Cultural Foundation,' this museum has earned its reputation as the largest and most comprehensive natural history exhibition on the island. With a vast collection of approximately 2,500 exhibits, visitors are treated to a captivating journey through the rich tapestry of Cyprus' natural heritage.

One of the museum's main draws is its impressive assortment of embalmed mammals, birds, fish, reptiles, and insects, carefully preserved to showcase the island's diverse fauna. From majestic creatures of the skies to elusive underwater inhabitants, each exhibit offers a unique glimpse into the fascinating world of Cyprus' wildlife. Additionally, the museum boasts an exceptional display of rocks, minerals, semi-precious stones, shells, and fossils, presenting a captivating narrative of the region's geological history and evolution over millions of years.

Beyond its extensive collections, the Cyprus Museum of Natural History aims to foster a deeper understanding and appreciation for the island's ecological importance. Through educational programs, interactive exhibits, and enlightening guided tours, the museum endeavors to instill a sense of environmental stewardship among visitors of all ages. As a cultural and scientific hub, this extraordinary institution continues to serve as a beacon of knowledge, inviting locals and touris

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