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Kyrenia Museums

Shipwreck Museum

Shipwreck Museum in Kyrenia, Cyprus

There is an exhibition of photographs from the recovery expedition on display and a cross section reconstruction of what the original ship would have looked like. Estimated to have sunk circa 300BC and already eighty years old, the recovered hull in the shipwreck museum is, to date, the oldest ship ever to be recovered from the seabed.

Folk Art Museum

Folk Arts Museum in Kyrenia, CyprusThe main entrance to the Folk Art Museum is from the promenade in the old harbour. Formally a granary, it was donated to the antiquities Department by Lady Loch. It is a reconstruction of a typical Cypriot house displaying a variety of needlework and bridal costumes. On the ground floor there is an olive press and a threshing board.

Decorative Arts Museum

CyprusSituated on the western edge of Kyrenia. It houses a collection of paintings, embroideries and porcelain.





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