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Paphos Ethnographic Museum

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Address: Exo Vrysis 1, Paphos, Cyprus
Phone Number: 357 26932010

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A good little museum

Wish I could give 3.5. Simple little museum family run, and very informative of local recent population

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 9, 2015
Brighton, United Kingdom
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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146 reviews 146 reviews
64 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Wish I could give 3.5. Simple little museum family run, and very informative of local recent population

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Exhibits include costumes, particularly rural costumes and trimmings, traditional carved wooden furniture, farming tools, kitchen utensils, clay artefacts, looms and woven articles, as well as archaeological finds, mainly from the Chalcolithic period. A private museum belonging to Eliades family. The private collection of objects come from the Neolithic Age to the present day. The stone building that the museum is... More 

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East Midlands
14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We were SO pleased we visited this museum in the old town. We were warmly welcomed by the owner of the house who explained a little of its history before we were able to wander around the house, small courtyard gardens, and a small chapel hewn out of the rock. Over the years she has collected many artefacts showing the... More 

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Paphos, Cyprus
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

lovely museum made by mr Eliades with such a variety of the every day life of Cyprus as well as from different periods of Cyprus history

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Penzance, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Although certain aspects of this private museum are interesting, and the rooms are set in a beautiful building, I did get the impression that proprietor was quite money orientated, we asked how much the entry fee was, and thrusting a guide book in my hands, told me it would be 12 euros, but didn't mention that we needn't have taken... More 

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Bedfordshire, England
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83 reviews 83 reviews
23 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

This is a small museum of Cypriot artefacts and general memorabilia. It's OK (if the power is on, it wasn't for quite a lot of my visit). It's nicely amateur, but obviously Mr Eliades' pride and joy. Nice house in an interesting courtyard (complete with ancient tomb and small "chapel"). The guidebook has "souvenir value" only, being dry and "not... More 

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London, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

This small museum was in our guide book so when we were in Paphos old town we thought we would pay a vist. The collection is within a large old town house which also has a beautiful courtyard. It is packed full of curiosities, particuarly relating to traditional Cypriot life and culture. This is a small museum and worth a... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Would have been interesting if they had been open when they said it would!! Luckily there are some really good places to have a drink and snack nearby!

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Durham, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Ambushed at the door its true, 3 euro to enter then the brochure is thrust apone you ....its not so bad if you have nothing to do . The book is interesting the old ladies husband was the archaeologist .

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7 reviews 7 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

My husband and I had our wedding here 8 days ago. It is a magical, calm, shady setting in the middle of Paphos, ideal for the traditional cyprus touch that I wanted. My thanks to Fryne for making our wedding so special. A very interesting museum, well worth a visit.

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