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Ancient Shipwreck Museum

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Address: Inside Kyrenia Castle, Kyrenia, Cyprus
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Ship and its cargo

This is the ildest and largest ship found and echibited ever. Funny to see the cargo ( found in amphoras) so they realised the initial harbour and stops according to the form of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Budapest, Hungary
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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

This is the ildest and largest ship found and echibited ever. Funny to see the cargo ( found in amphoras) so they realised the initial harbour and stops according to the form of the amphoras and its content

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Barnsley, S Yorks
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

What a waste of time. The air con at the entrance was a blessing and possibly the only reason to visit? The displays are poor and have no validation of the claims been made.

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Southwater, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

A good exhibit within Kyrnia castle, fascinating for those that like to picture how ancient civilisations lived and looked. There is a modern replica of how a cross-section of this ship might have looked near the Kyrenia amphitheater. The latter being located between the castle and Peanuts bar/resturant.

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southend on sea
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Its was interesting, well the castle was, best advice go early before it gets too hot! Was impressed by shipwreck but enjoyed the castle and the views

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Horsham, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Absolutely breathtaking. A two thousand year old ship. Get away from the tour groups that descend in droves and try to imagine what life would have been like as she sculled the Med between Greece and Cyprus.....

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Took gran kids they lived it as they could climb the ramparts, pose next yo the figures run around look out the windows basically get the feel f the place

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Excellent facility within the castle and it is always fascinating to learn about things from so long ago, there are some brilliant relics and a lot of research has been done to pull together a great exhibition that keeps you interested. A really good day out and suggest you get there early as when the temperature goes up it can... More 

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

This is a really good museum. It is based inside Kyrenia Castle and the exhibits are in various rooms dotted around the castle. The displays are good and it covers a massive timeline in history. The displays and boards are very informative. When you have finished visiting the displays and exploring, there is a lovely little cafe in the castle... More 

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

I do not know why this is not better known. The museum contains the surprisingly complete shell of a 2,200 year old sailing vessel that foundered outside the harbour and was rediscovered in the 1970s. There could be more by way of explanation of the ship itself, but there is a good exhibition detailing how it was recovered and what... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Was looking forward to seeing this exhibit. However I felt little disppointed by the small amount of exhibits on display. Many only had a one word sign next to it or a sign with nothing there. As it was part of the kyrenia castle tour I don't feel it would have justified an extra ticket if they decided to charge... More 

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