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Lovely little museum

This is found inside Kyrenia castle and well worth a visit. The main exhibit a the remains of a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Stafford, United Kingdom
A very nice museum

The museum is dedicated to the world's oldest vessel discovered in the waters of Cyprus. The museum... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bucharest, Romania
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All reviews kyrenia castle shipwreck museum on display well worth a visit ancient ship castle grounds century bc interesting history couple of hours barge remains vessel hull curse amphorae boat contents
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is found inside Kyrenia castle and well worth a visit. The main exhibit a the remains of a two thousand year old cargo boat salvaged from the sea off Kyrenia. The artefacts are amazing and well preserved. You can imagaine the 4 seaman manning...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum is dedicated to the world's oldest vessel discovered in the waters of Cyprus. The museum comes with many explanations. The vessel is preserved in a special room and can be seen from all sides.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tufus92
Reviewed December 10, 2018

This small museum, which is located inside the castle, is interesting and the artifacts are well displayed.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Catherine E
Reviewed November 30, 2018

The museum is inside Kyrenia castle. It shows the remains of an ancient shipwreck which is historically important for a variety of reasons – not least that the cargo was partially preserved after 2000 years. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Dr_Bob1
Reviewed October 22, 2018

This exhibit is almost like a special bonus when you visit Kyrenia Castle. A very well documented display with good graphics and photographs. The exhibits themselves are fantastic but the descriptions enhance the experience to give depth of understanding

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Treselda
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Visited whilst touring the castle. Think of old museums in the UK 50 years ago. Visit it whilst touring the castle, but if entry was not included in the admission charge for the castle I would not bother.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank rerp
Reviewed October 10, 2018

The pictures and the displayed items relating to ancient ships were very valuable to learn about the construction of ships in the old days. The value of these ships were evident when you read the provided information. A good educational experience for me.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Redac22
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

Shipwreck museum throws light on the first ever made merchant vessels. The remnants discovered underneath the water are amazing. The remains of the ship shows that the ancestors had an in-depth knowledge of the marine engineering which is currently the base of modern days industry....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Je S
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

My parents and I viewed the shipwreck in the middle of September and it is my absolute favourite thing in Cyprus (this was my second time at tue shipwreck, once years ago). I just think it's amazing that something so old (300BC) is so well...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JacqFromDunfie
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

Ok I understand it's cool etc but it's not much to look at sorry it us a nice break from the sun however

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Una R
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