The New Cyprus Museum desires to be an important cultural reference point of international significance for the people of Cyprus. The location on which it will be erected is an area of Lefkosia (Nicosia), which will develop into a cultural quarter of the city and into a cultural destination for all visitors. It will include a number of cultural services, while at the same time allow the exploration of the world famous cultural heritage of Cyprus.
The Museum will house permanent and periodical exhibitions displaying the archaeological material of Cyprus, and will also borrow objects from other collections abroad for periodical exhibitions. The museum will accommodate performances by artists, educational programs, formal/informal events and activities, so as to give the audience the opportunity to explore and be involved with the history and cultural heritage of Cyprus from many different perspectives.