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Limassol Archaeological Museum

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Centrally located, small and informative

It's a rather small museum, so if you're coming from a central European country you will most... read more

Reviewed December 11, 2018
bessyEU
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Dublin, Ireland
The one place you must visit if interested in Limassol's Archaeogy

Absolutely fascinating with many varied well presented exhibits. Everything is described well and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Chij
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London, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Absolutely fascinating with many varied well presented exhibits. Everything is described well and one leaves feeling one has learnt a lot about the culture, history and religion of the area. Well worth the 2.5 euro entry fee and the 2 hours of your valuable holiday...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed February 11, 2019

We had the entire museum to ourselves and found the ancient artifacts truly remarkable. Just one example: a terracotta baby bottle from from 5000 BC. And so, so much more to learn about.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank George H
Reviewed December 11, 2018

It's a rather small museum, so if you're coming from a central European country you will most certainly be underwhelmed. That said, it's clean, organised nicely and if you're interested in this part of the world, it houses specimens not found elsewhere. It's very quiet...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed July 31, 2018

First of all, the signs were in both Greek and English. It was laid out in Chronological order through the various historic time periods. If you looked carefully at the pottery it was easy to see the evolution through time. I really enjoyed doing that...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank txtfa001
Reviewed March 23, 2018 via mobile

If you like Pottery this is the place for you. However, if like me it is not your thing don’t spend the time and effort getting here.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank 307cliver
Reviewed March 14, 2018

I did not expected a lot but once I arrived there I really lost myself among this stunting historical treasury collection... Part of museum is dedicated only to the ancient Amathus which was truly fascinating and it shows development of this very important settlement close...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed February 8, 2018

I didn't manage to get in this museum. First time I went there on a Sunday and realized that, unlike most museums worldwide, this museum is closed on Saturdays and Sundays. I went back the following day around 4 PM but they said they close...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Eric G
Reviewed January 8, 2018

This museum (2 euros 50) is found to the north of the gardens on the east side of town and is well worth a visit although some may find it hard going and repetitive if they are not interested in pots and stones - it...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed November 20, 2017

We’d already visited the medieval castle which was ok.. but this is a must..excellent museum with so many interesting bits & pieces..The pottery section was the best we’d ever seen ..so many & unbelievably good condition considering most were B.C If you like us enjoy...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Dougal746
Reviewed November 1, 2017

You have to visit. great place. there is so much to look and learn about there history , It's wonderful.

Date of experience: October 2017
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