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Agia Napa Municipal Museum

Protaras / Ayia Napa, Cyprus


The thalassa Museum is direted by the Pierides Foundation. It opened in August 2005 and it comprises the cornerstone for the local cultural infrastructure of Agia Napa-Cyprus, has the sea as a subject matter. It’s main purpose is to present to the audiences the impact and significance of the sea upon the history of the island. The exhibits of the museum cover a chronological span from the palaentological to historic periods until present. Among the exhibits are bones and skulls of Cypriot pygmy mammals, a 4th Century BC Greek trading vessel, the original of which was found off the coast of Kyrenia, Cypriot antiquities and stuffed marine life animals.

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