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Ancient Shipwreck Museum

Inside Kyrenia Castle, Kyrenia, Cyprus
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The entrance is down at the harbour next to the last bar and is difficult to find as the museum is... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Lindsay C
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Colchester
Waste of time

Not really a ship rack entirely displayed just some wood pieces the rest is left to your... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
captain2010istanbul
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istanbul
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Inside Kyrenia Castle, Kyrenia, Cyprus
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The entrance is down at the harbour next to the last bar and is difficult to find as the museum is in the fort - accessed by steps but we walked all the way around the fort to find it only to end up back...More

Thank Lindsay C
Reviewed 5 days ago

Not really a ship rack entirely displayed just some wood pieces the rest is left to your imagination. The hole thing is a little bit weird as there is no integrity or a guiding signage to follow to see hole thing without misswalking or double...More

Thank captain2010istanbul
Reviewed 5 days ago

It was nice to see this Ancient shipwreck. Museum is really small within old castle next to the Kyrenia Harbour.

Thank remielia
Reviewed 5 days ago

There is one boat and not much information not interactive not a museum. You don't have to pay to go in but don't expect to spend much time here.

Thank Jason B
Reviewed 6 days ago

Inside the castle is this shipwreck museum with a lot of interesting pieces found in the sea to see, especially the shipwreck in a separate place upstairs.

Thank Drejci81
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A shipwreck from around 330 before our time was discovered in 1965 and is displayed in the small interesting museum in kyrenia castle! Amazing discovery that casts light over the lifestyle of the hellenistic civilization

Thank fabiofort
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is within the castle so you pay once for two sites. The ship is 2000 years old and the oldest museum of this type. It has some Interesting pieces of other items found with the shipwreck. It's on various levels and not sure...More

Thank j h
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great addition to the castle, amazing exhibit of such an ancient ship and artifacts, but not a museum in itself. .

Thank DC10-AC30-FAC319
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Partly this is "familiarity breeds comtempt" as we have visited several times before. However - trying to be impartial - and haning re-visited the shipwreck museum I remain unmoved by it. The logistics in the museum simply do not work - the star of the...More

Thank Ippians413
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You have to be interested in this kind of thing (which we are), but we loved to see the boat and artefacts, beautifully displayed in the castle.

Thank DavidBurbidge
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