The Ayia Napa Ecclesiastical Museum and Project
The establishment of the Agia Napa Ecclesiastical Museum and the project of the restoration, preservation and promotion of the Monastery of Agia Napa are undertaken by the “Saint Epiphanios” Cultural Academy – Research Centre and an international group of specialists, under the instruction of Professor Brigitta Schrade (Freie Universität Berlin, Germany).
The excavations conducted in the Monastery in 2019 are of significance for redefining the site. The Department of Antiquities, Cyprus conducted excavationsand the finds are being restored and will be exhibited in the Museum.
The Museum will open in 2021. The Museum permanent collections provide an opportunity for visitors to discover the history of the Monastery of Agia Napa and explore aspects of history and culture, and of daily life and the economy of Cyprus throughout the centuries. Items from the Archbishop Makarios III collection will also be exhibited. A permanent icon exhibition of icons from the Diocese of Constantia and Ammochostos, some of which from the repatriated ecclesiastical treasures from Munich, will form a separate section. Interactive multimedia and digital tools will enhance the visitor experience in the Museum.
For more information, see the Museum website.