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Ancient Shipwreck Museum

Inside Kyrenia Castle, Kyrenia, Cyprus
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Fascinating Ancient Shipwreck

An amazingly well preserved shipwreck from the time of Alexander the Great - around 300 BC. As... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Ian M
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Ashbourne, United Kingdom
Amazing as so well preserved.

As part of the visit to the castle you can wander into the small museum to see the well preserved... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
theresalwaysone
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Lyme Regis, United Kingdom
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Inside Kyrenia Castle, Kyrenia, Cyprus
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Reviewed 6 days ago

An amazingly well preserved shipwreck from the time of Alexander the Great - around 300 BC. As well as the hull itself which is surprisingly complete, there is also the cargo on display. The museum paints a very complete picture of the maritime trading that...More

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 1 week ago

As part of the visit to the castle you can wander into the small museum to see the well preserved wooden hull of a trading ship dating back over 2500 years! Very fascinating as its cargo of amphora and nuts etc is also here to...More

Thank theresalwaysone
Reviewed 1 week ago

fascinating. well set up and lots of info for visitors. we really liked this exhibit and think everyone would like this, though it does involve some stairs.

Thank 2wirralwanderers
Reviewed 1 week ago

A bit of stuffy and dusty museum, and you can't walk all round the elevated walk way, you then have to double back.

Thank asicit007
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The shell of this very old boat was well presented with an elevated walkway giving one a very clear picture. The artifacts were well displayed in the next room

Thank Laurence J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum is situated in the castle and houses part of an ancient ship as well as other artifacts. Well worth a visit.

Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You will find that this museum is within the castle itself so you can enter with the same ticket. It is work a look and they have done a good job in preserving what is left of the ship itself. The real interest however lies...More

Thank Big_Jeff_Leo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an excellent piece of history right before your eyes. The information boards are very well presented, as are the artifacts recovered from this wreck. This is worth a visit but be aware wheelchair access is possible but will need to be arranged.

Thank Phil M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is inside the castle grounds and is free to enter with the 12tl castle entry fee. A nice small display of artefacts a ship that sank 1km offshore from Kyrenia in 300BChip was carrying and of course the remains of the ship itself and...More

Thank KS&HC
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

This museum is inside the castle and the entry fee includes both. There is a large portion of a 230BC ship on display with back up displays showing details of the find and information on the way of life at the time. Both castle and...More

Thank Michael H
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