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Pierides Museum - Bank of Cyprus Cultural Foundation

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This small museum contains a varied collection of artefacts relating to Cypriot history- everything... read more

Reviewed April 29, 2019
26sarah1980
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Andover, United Kingdom
very informative exhibits

This is a relatively small museum but it has excellent collections and provides good explanations... read more

Reviewed February 27, 2019
munchoil
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Pierides MuseumOpening Hours: Monday - Thursday: 9:00 - 16:00 Friday - Saturday: 9:00 - 13:00 Sunday: ClosedEntrance fees: Adults: 3,00 EUR Children / Students: 1,00 EUR Group 10+ : 2,00 EUR Description:The Archaeological Collection of the Pierides...more
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had the opportunity to visit this museum yesterday. The first floor is the museum and second floor is still private residence of the current members from the Pierides family. The family's love for their country is unprecidented. The artifacts collected and exhibited include those...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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PeterAshdjian, General Manager at Pierides Museum - Bank of Cyprus Cultural Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear visitor, Thank you very much for visiting our museum. It gives us great pleasure when our visitors enjoy our collections and what we have to present. Thank you for taking the time to write your comments, they are really appreciated. Hope we have the...More

Reviewed May 1, 2019

I had no idea the museum was so small when I paid my 3e to get in. Yes, there are a few interesting items but I am not too sure they are worth the price one has to pay to see them. I read one...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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PeterAshdjian, General Manager at Pierides Museum - Bank of Cyprus Cultural Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2019

Dear visitor thank you for visiting us and for taking the time to write your comments. They are always welcome. The amount of time someone will spend in the museum depends on how interested some is in the subject the museum deals in. I hope...More

Reviewed April 29, 2019

This small museum contains a varied collection of artefacts relating to Cypriot history- everything from prehistoric pottery to lace and antique maps. Even if you're on a sun and sand holiday, do pop in for a little culture. The star exhibit is the 'Howling Man',...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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PeterAshdjian, General Manager at Pierides Museum - Bank of Cyprus Cultural Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded May 1, 2019

Dear visitor, Thank you so much for visiting us and for taking the time to write your review!! We are so happy you enjoyed your visit and for recommending us! Hope to se you again. Our warmest regards, Peter Ashdjian

Reviewed March 26, 2019 via mobile

Walked passed it but it didn’t have an impact on me looked at the sculpture outside and continue walking it needs something to make people want to go inMore

Date of experience: March 2019
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PeterAshdjian, General Manager at Pierides Museum - Bank of Cyprus Cultural Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded March 27, 2019

Dear visitor, I am so sorry that you did not visit us. I am sure had you come in you would have enjoyed our collections covering 9000 years of history. A collection that started 180 years ago by the efforts of the Pierides family to...More

Reviewed February 27, 2019

This is a relatively small museum but it has excellent collections and provides good explanations for the most part. There is a room of farm tools which was much more interesting than I thought it would be especially as there were photographs showing how some...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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PeterAshdjian, General Manager at Pierides Museum - Bank of Cyprus Cultural Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded February 28, 2019

Dear visitor, Thank you very much for visiting our museum and for your comments. I am happy you enjoyed your visit and hope we can have you again! My warmest regards, Peter Ashdjian

Reviewed February 18, 2019 via mobile

The collection is interesting, the tocket costs 3euro, but there are just 5 rooms to visit, not much to see. The building is also interesting.More

Date of experience: February 2019
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PeterAshdjian, General Manager at Pierides Museum - Bank of Cyprus Cultural Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded February 19, 2019

Dear Elena, Thank you very much for visiting our museum and for taking the time to right your review. I am happy that you found out collections interesting. I hope when you visit us again I will have the chance to meet you and give...More

Reviewed February 5, 2019

This is a small museum, but very interesting! If you don't have much time to visit the bigger museums in Cyprus, this is ideal. A visitor will definitely get an idea of the Cyprus history and culture! When friends visit us from abroad for a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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PeterAshdjian, General Manager at Pierides Museum - Bank of Cyprus Cultural Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded February 6, 2019

Dear Rianacon , Thank you for your lovely comments and for your support. Your nice comments give us the extra strength to continue with our work. I am happy to here you bring your friends. I hope that out your next visit we will have...More

Reviewed August 11, 2018

This collection may not be huge but it does have some real treasures including carvings dating back about 6,000 years, beautiful Roman glass and more. If you have any interest in archaeology then you will find it interesting. You can look round in an hour...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Ashdjian, General Manager at Pierides Museum - Bank of Cyprus Cultural Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2018

Dear visitor, Thank you very much for visiting our museum and for your comments. It gives us great pleasure that you find our collections interesting. We hope that if you visit us again I will have the pleasure to give you a tour. My warmest...More

Reviewed August 3, 2018

Cyprus history is quite ancient and this is your first impression when you browse through this small museum. It is well organized and well kept. Worth a short visit.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Ashdjian, General Manager at Pierides Museum - Bank of Cyprus Cultural Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded August 4, 2018

Dear visitor thank you for visiting our museum and for taking the time to write a review. We are glad you enjoyed our collections and hope on a future visit I can give you a personal tour. My warmest regards, Peter Ashdjian

Reviewed July 31, 2018

Once belonging to a very rich family the house nowadays is a museum containing real unknown gems. For history-minded people: a marvel. So well exhibited. One can walk from one room into another: everywhere there is something beautiful to see. A must see in town.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Ashdjian, General Manager at Pierides Museum - Bank of Cyprus Cultural Foundation, responded to this reviewResponded August 1, 2018

Dear visitor thank you very much for visiting our museum and for your kind words. We are happy that you enjoyed our collections and hope you visit us again soon. Best regards, Peter Ashdjian

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