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Ancient Shipwreck Museum

Inside Kyrenia Castle, Kyrenia, Cyprus
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Interesting piece of history

This shipwreck museum although small has a very interesting history of how this shipwreck was... read more

Reviewed yesterday
aitenshi
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Shipwreck museum

Quite a small museum but still very informative, interesting and though provoking. The castle... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Inside Kyrenia Castle, Kyrenia, Cyprus
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This shipwreck museum although small has a very interesting history of how this shipwreck was discovered and it’s conservation. Also, displayed here are photos of the archaeologists that dove into the sea to recover the contents and other items associated with this ship. There are...More

Thank aitenshi
Reviewed 1 week ago

Quite a small museum but still very informative, interesting and though provoking. The castle itself was also amazing.

Thank BobnTrace
Reviewed 1 week ago

This ship sank just offshore Kyrenia some 23 centuries ago, and was found and painstakingly restored and displayed only in the past 30 years. Everything is exciting, from the construction techniques to the perfect reconstruction of its lost load, spanning from almonds to jewels.

Thank Lucio F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The shipwreck museum was very interesting. It was really good to get an understanding of the work put in to restore the wreck, and many other details about the last journey.

Thank UBrummyZ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The museum provides all the information you need to get an idea of the boat and its use and rescue. Dont mistake the small model for the real thing!

Thank CdrMike
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The shipwreck is fascinating as it is so well preserved after such a long period under the sea. Not the Mary Rose but well worth seeing. Don't miss it when you visit the rest of the castle museum in Kyrenia.

Thank BernieLimassol
Reviewed 11 December 2017

When visiting Girne - Kyrenia - do not miss the Shipwreck Museum inside the Castle. Very interesting and informative.

1  Thank Ahr45
Reviewed 2 December 2017

One of the rooms leading off the courtyard of Kyrenia Castle contains the Shipwreck Museum which exhibits the remains of a Greek merchant ship from the 4th century BC, one of the oldest vessels ever to be recovered, together with its cargo. In 1965, Andreas...More

Thank Ali U
Reviewed 24 November 2017

Located within the Castle complex is a small museum that displays the remains of a Bronze Age shipwreck. The outer room displayed the artifacts that were discovered with the ships (amphora, nails fore decking, almonds, etc). Upstairs, in a temperature & humidity controlled room, lie...More

Thank ogerkan
Reviewed 24 November 2017

This is an exhibit within the grounds of Kyrenia castle. It is a room containing the incredibly well preserved remains of a cargo ship from around 300 BC. Most of the original hull is on show, and you can take a look at some of...More

Thank SevenoaksSinjun
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