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Paphos Ethnographic Museum

Exo Vrysis 1, Paphos 8047, Cyprus
+357 26 932010
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The house of the eminent archaeologist George Eliades

This museum is the house of the famous Cypriot archaeologist George Eliades (deceased) and is... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Dundee, United Kingdom
A really interesting museum in a house

We enjoyed our visit to this museum. There is a lot to see and it shows how life was in Cyprus, in... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2017
Warrington, United Kingdom
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Exo Vrysis 1, Paphos 8047, Cyprus
+357 26 932010
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum is the house of the famous Cypriot archaeologist George Eliades (deceased) and is situated near the center of Paphos Old Town (5mins walk from the Town Hall). We were met at the entrance hall by his charming wife Chryso, entrance fee was 3...More

2  Thank zubenel57
Reviewed 16 May 2017

We enjoyed our visit to this museum. There is a lot to see and it shows how life was in Cyprus, in the past. The owners live there and are really helpful. We liked the way it was set out and it was easy to...More

2  Thank DoreenH_10
Reviewed 16 May 2017

We were welcomed by a very charming lady who turned out to be Mrs. Eliades, the owner. In what is her home, there's a fascinating collection of exhibits from old Cyprus. In so far as the museum is privately owned, 'arts' funding to help with...More

2  Thank SomersetMoonraker
Reviewed 13 May 2017

We go married herE it was such a amazing day the family and staff are really nice we was well looked after this was in 2010 and we when back 7 years later and they still remembered us and we are going to renew our...More

3  Thank Tracey H
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This museum is actually in a large private villa in the old town and was once the home of an eminent archaeologist who lead the excavations in the archaeological park down by the harbour amongst other achievements. His widow and daughter now run this fascinating...More

2  Thank LiverpoolAndy
Reviewed 4 April 2017

The lady of the house sits resplendent in the entrance to this quite shambolic dwelling,a lovely smileand a welcome in cypriot. It is an ecclectic mix of objects harking back to grander days.It is a joy to walk from room to room.Thank you Mrs. Eliades.

3  Thank Fkm20142014
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Like another reviewer we chanced upon this after finding the archeological and Byzantine museums closed a very peaceful house in the heart of the old town a lovely lady and a fantastic collection of artefacts definitely worth buying the guide book. One word of warning...More

1  Thank sarah s
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Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

What a fabulous place ! you are greeted by the owner a beautiful little woman the widow of the archaeologist who she built the collection with.you begin down in the courtyard where Cypriot life across the ages is laid out in rooms ..moving upstairs is...More

2  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 9 March 2017

If you love history at all, you must visit this living museum in the Old Town. It's run by Chrisos, a remarkable old woman who built it up in the family home with her husband, who was an archeoligist. There is an amazing amount of...More

1  Thank Bod069
Reviewed 5 March 2017

This private museum is housed in the family home of George Eliades a noted local archeologist and is located close to the main square in the Old Town. You are welcomed by the delightful Mrs Eliades who explains the layout and then left to explore...More

1  Thank Peter B
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