One of the world’s first cars, the Ford T Roadster, is the crowning jewel of the Cyprus Historic and Classic Motor Museum in Limassol, where you can explore the history of the automobile industry.
Car lovers will adore roaming through the museum’s antique collections, exhibiting over 100 years of life on the road. Founded by Dimi Mavropoulos, the museum also hosts vehicles that of cultural importance to the island, including an armoured Cadillac donated by the US government for Cyprus’ first President, Archbishop Makarios III.
You will also find the well-known – and officially certified – green Mini from the popular ‘Mr Bean’ movies, as well as one of the Rover P5 cars of 1973 used by the ‘Iron Lady’ Margaret Thatcher, former Prime Minister of the UK.
A trip to the Cyprus Historic and Classic Motor Museum pleases car lovers, movie fans and history followers.
The museum’s open all year round, except on public holidays, though it is advisable to check opening and closing times as they may alter. Entrance tickets go for €11 for adults, €7 for teenagers and €9 for people over 65 years, €5 for children under 13 years old where as children under the age of 3 have free entry. There are also family packs available; €26 for 2 adults and 1 child or €29 for 2 adults and 2 children. €1 from every ticket is donated to charitable and philanthropic institutions.
Winter: Monday – Sunday 10:00 – 17:00
Summer: Monday – Friday 09:00 – 17:00 & Saturday – Sunday 10:00 – 18:00