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Local Ethnographic Museum of Geroskipou

Open Now: 8:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 8:30 PM - 4:00 PM
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Wonderful old building and folk art collection

The folk art (ethnographic) collection is housed in an old stone house (18th century) which itself... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2018
Alan Y
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Limassol, Cyprus
Authentic Cypriot crafts

2.5 euro entry This is a small museum but has at least 8 rooms with different types of local... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2018
kerry c
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Horsham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 September 2018

The folk art (ethnographic) collection is housed in an old stone house (18th century) which itself is worth the small entrance fee. One other reviewer complains at the €5 entry fee - it is NOT €5 - it's €2.50 and half that for retired folk...a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Alan Y
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

2.5 euro entry This is a small museum but has at least 8 rooms with different types of local craft. The small shoe blocks were my favourite

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank kerry c
Reviewed 2 August 2018

Rather new museum (1978) off the beaten tracks, housed in a traditional 18th century dwelling. Diverse collection represents the daily life and activities of the Cypriots during the 19th and 20th centuries. Rural crafts such as scarf making, rug weaving, manufacture of silk can be...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank cw f
Reviewed 30 July 2018

How lovely that this traditional, Cypriot house has been preserved. It shows how people lived in more relaxed times. There are old carts to see, a well that a donkey would raise water from by walking round in circles pushing a beam to lift water...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Frank Peter G
Reviewed 7 May 2018

Although my kids are a bit young (8, 5 and 2 years old) it was fun to show them how their great-great-grandparents lived their lives. It has a collection that goes from kitchen utensils to farmers tools, to furniture used in daily life. It is...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Vana D
Reviewed 1 May 2018

This museum is easy to find as it is just of the main street, originally it was the house of a Cypriot who was appointed vice-consol. in 1800 by the British All the rooms are off a certer courtyard and display various items that you...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank lonely2014
Reviewed 24 April 2018

I really enjoyed this museum. It's representing the daily life, the various crafts and activities and the different expressions of old Cypriot folk art. Reasonable price for entrance. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Stap A
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

We live here and decided to take our eldest granddaughter out for the day. This was a good choice as lots to see and talk about. Lovely and cool on a hot day. Excellent for anybody interested in the day to day life of locals...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Flamingocyprus
Reviewed 20 February 2018

Due to my job, I need to visit lots of museums and write reviews. That one was a small one but there was something in the atmosphere, something genuine that made you travel back in time! Went there with low expectatiobns and left with a...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank travellingtheworld91
Reviewed 19 January 2018

We returned to Paphos after a 20 year gap I hope we can get back sooner next time it is a lovely place to relax especially at the Athena Royal Beach Hotel

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Davidst916
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