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Paphos Ethnographic Museum

Paphos Ethnographic Museum Exo Vrysis 1, Paphos 8047, Cyprus
+357 26 932010
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A time capsule of Cyprus past

Richard and I happened upon the Ethnographic Museum just off the centre of Paphos, behind the town... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Bergamo, Italy
Enchanting !

Well, the other (positive) reviewers have said it eloquently: History, from 3000 BC until today... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Paphos Ethnographic Museum Exo Vrysis 1, Paphos 8047, Cyprus
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Richard and I happened upon the Ethnographic Museum just off the centre of Paphos, behind the town hall and library. We were delighted with the visit. First we were greeted by Chryso Eliades who advised us to go to the lower area first. There we...More

1  Thank yvonnebeaumont
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well, the other (positive) reviewers have said it eloquently: History, from 3000 BC until today, archeology and a learned life magically merge in this wonderful place in Paphos. The more you are willing to listen to charming and polyglot Mrs Eliades, the more she will...More

1  Thank 124pilot
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must-see to get inside the real culture of Cyprus' past. No ordinary museum; this has been nurtured by an expert archeologist/ ethnographer husband-and-wife team in their own house, with passion and affection - and it shows in the charm of the house and garden,...More

2  Thank bernardkilroy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tucked away this little gem is a must if you are visiting paphos we went in December so it was very quiet and we had our picnic in the garden. The owner lives there and the museum is the result of a lifetime of collecting...More

Thank jennyk157
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s rare to find something like Paphos’s Ethnographical museum anywhere in the world today. It is housed in the home of Mrs Elliades where her family have lived for four generations, and is still managed and curated by the family. The collection is displayed in...More

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 29 November 2017

Take the 610or 618 bus from the Harbour bus station to 'Old Paphos' Follow directions from the main marble-paved square in upper Paphos to an unpromising looking yellow house which flies the European flag. Inside is a vast collection of artefacts and treasures documenting Cypriot...More

1  Thank orcharddwellers
Reviewed 29 November 2017

A rare chance for an insight into a Cypriot family home. Mrs Eliades, widow of an eminent archaeologist, has opened her home for you to share the love and enthusiasm of her late husband for an eclectic collection of Cypriot artefacts. Well worth taking time...More

1  Thank Jim-In-North
Reviewed 28 November 2017

This is the lifetime collection of George Eliades. It has everything from flint arrowheads through amphorae to much more recent items showing people lived and the artifacts they made. Entrance was 5 Euro and it was well worth buying the beautifully pounced book for another...More

2  Thank Richard H
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

Overall the place is ok, £5 per person then £5 for a book. 2 floors to look around which are ok if your interested in dusty and broken things. Lady who is owner again is ok but I think she could employ a cleaner to...More

Thank mark7242
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

A warm welcome by Chryso G Eliades the wife of the founder of this beautiful museum. I enjoyed the history of everyday life and of more ancient times.

1  Thank mattyrita
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