The Cyprus Classic Motorcycle Museum

 


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The Cyprus Classic Motorcycle Museum was established by Andreas Nicolaou and is a personal endeavour which started 20 years ago.

Today, this collection comprises more than 150 motorcycles. At the Museum one can see motorcycles dated between 1914 and 1983, such as AJS, MV AQUSTA, MATCHLESS, NORTON, BSA, TRIUMPH, ARIEL, BMW, JAMES, MOTO GUZZI, ROYAL ENFIELD and many more.

Amongst the special exhibits of the Museum are:

  • Three Cyprus Police motorcycles which had been used by the Presidential Guard of Archbishop Makarios

  • The motorcycle of EOKA (Ethniki Organosis Kyprion Agoniston or in English National Organisation of Cypriot Fighters) fighter Stylianos Lenas which was used for carrying weaponry and ammunition

  • The motorcycle of the first champion in Cyprus (1970-1973) namely the Turkishcypriot  Zeki Isa

  • Military motorcycles used by the army during the Second World War.

The visitor of this Museum during his tour is acquainted with the technological progress and development and the cultural heritage of Cyprus in this specialised field of motorcycles. Cypriot visitors can witness in the photo gallery of the museum the good old days when both Greek and Turkish communities where peacefully living near each other, with main mean of transport the motorcycle.

At the museum, there are also the following:

  • A room for the projection of films

  • A big collection of relevant photographs

  • A gift shop

  • An accessories shop which offers also a big range of spare parts of old models of motorcycles

  • A small coffee shop

The Museum is situated at 44, Granikou Street, in the old part of Lefkosia (Nicosia). It is open to the public as follows:

             Monday Friday :        09.00 13.00
                                                    15.00 18.00

              Saturday:                       09.00 13.00

Tel. No. &  Fax. No.: + 357 22 680222

 

 

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