Visitors looking to learn more about the island’s natural history, local wildlife and the formation of Cyprus should head to the Larnaca Municipal Museum of Natural History.
Located within the grounds of the Municipal Gardens and its park, the museum’s hosts exhibits on local reptiles, insects, birds, animals, marine life, fossils, and rock formations. To complete the visit, the Municipal Gardens also include the Municipal Library where the visitor can borrow books from the library for free.
The marine life collection is comprised of international and local shells, corals, sponges and sea creatures, whilst a ‘traditional Cypriot yard’ includes the Cyprus donkey.
Entrance to the museum is as little as €0.50 and it operates all year round, except on public holidays. Opening and closing times as well as entrance fees, may alter so it is advisable to check check before visiting.