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The Steni Museum of Village Life

Steni Village, Paphos, Cyprus
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So interesting

Although this is quite a drive it is well worth it. The museum is free but welcomes donations. It... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
ebdews
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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Local History Museum

An interesting collection of local historic items well worth a visit. A rare example of please put... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
petergNorfolk
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Sculthorpe, United Kingdom
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Steni Village, Paphos, Cyprus
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"cypriot life"
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"well worth a visit"
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"eclectic collection"
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"interesting exhibits"
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"after reading all the great reviews"
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"local history"
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"donation"
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"curator"
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"steki"
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"implements"
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"polis"
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"farming"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Although this is quite a drive it is well worth it. The museum is free but welcomes donations. It is well set out and informative. It's also opposite a great taverna which is a must for lunch!

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Reviewed 6 days ago

An interesting collection of local historic items well worth a visit. A rare example of please put a donation in the box rather than entry fees

Thank petergNorfolk
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A museum created with lots of love and attention by the mouktar of Steni and the locals. Everything has been donated by the people of the area and is beautifully displayed to project the way of life in the villages as it used to be....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Spent the morning at Steni village market held on a Sunday...then after having walked round that visited the wonderfully quaint and well put together museum...really lovely and all done by one gentleman...a truly great display

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Reviewed May 12, 2018

A good look at the local history of Cypriot life in the past its one man's labour of love well worth seeing

Thank Chris L
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Reviewed April 30, 2018

Almost every village it seems has a "local life" museum, containing a collection of old tools, etc. The museum at Steni is on a different level altogether. The collection is well ordered and gathered into "themes" with every exhibit identified - a guide can be...More

Thank Pigman58
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Reviewed April 20, 2018

This is a very interesting small museum by the village square. There is a craft market every month, and after your visit you can have a delicious cake at the Watermill

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Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

This small rural museum, free to enter, located in Steni near Polis is well worth the slight detour from the B7. Compact and beautifully put together it gives the visitor an insight into rural Cypriot life in the late 19th & 20th century. Though be...More

Thank mandy m
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Reviewed April 15, 2018

We visited the museum at the same time as the local crafters market which is held on the square outside the museum building. We had tried to visit a couple of times previously and it was closed, it was out of season so I guess...More

Thank KANDDEngland
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Reviewed November 16, 2017

Wonderful small museum, the exhibits are mostly numbered and there is a corresponding "booklet" to let you know what is what. Entry is Free, there is an "honesty" box for contributions. Lots and lots of artifacts, tools, implements, photographs etc. lots of English explanation. Well...More

Thank tonym462017
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