The Leventis Municipal Museum of Nicosia – traces the history of the city from prehistoric times to the present day through its unique and rich collections. They represent over 6.000 years of capital’s history and include pottery, textiles, engravings, maps, paintings, photographs, jewelry and many other artifacts. FREE ADMISSION
Cyprus Folk Art Museum – It is housed in an old Gothic monastery that once served as the Archbishop’s Palace. The private chambers of two of its formeroccupants, Archbishops Kyprianos and Makarios, remain intact. There are works of pottery, embroidery, metalwork, carpentry, basket-weaving, leatherwork, textiles, folk paintings, traditional costumes, lace, agricultural tools and weaving tools. 2 euro entrance fee
Ethnological Museum House of Hadjigeorgakis Kornesios – the mansion helps bring to life Hadjigeorgakis Kornesios who served as a dragoman (interpreter) for the Ottoman authorities. On the first floor’s east wing is the reception hall (“ondas”), a room that stands out from the rest and is worth visiting.