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This exhibit is almost like a special bonus when you visit Kyrenia Castle. A very well documented... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Preston, United Kingdom

The pictures and the displayed items relating to ancient ships were very valuable to learn about... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2018
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

Thank rerp
Reviewed 10 October 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.

Thank Redac22
Reviewed 7 October 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

Thank Je S
Reviewed 25 September 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

Thank JacqFromDunfie
Reviewed 10 September 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

Thank Una R
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Great artifacts, well worth a visit as its part of the castle entrance fee, which is a bargain at 12TL

Thank TimLongton
Reviewed 17 August 2018

This shipwreck is one of the oldest surviving cargo ships in the world and it's amazing to find it here within the castle walls, less than a mile from where it sank over 2000 years ago. It is housed in a room that allows you...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2018

Nice Museum to visit if you like a bit of history. The Museum is within the castle so you get more to look at then just the shipwreck but its worth a look. Not expensive to get in 9TL I think it was and some...More

Thank brianhoop
Reviewed 10 August 2018

It is good to see and learn about the history. This museum is present inside the castle along with other chambers

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