Unlike all the other museums and historic attractions in Paphos, this is a privately-owned and run museum.
As you enter the front door, you are met by the enthusiastic elderly lady who was born in the house and was the wife of the man who created the museum's contents - an archaeologist who pioneered the unveiling of Cyprus's history.
Be prepared to buy the book she offers - it provides an insight into the superb exhibits on the ground floor, that include an ancient cave burial site, a beautiful courtyard garden, the bake-house, the kitchen, a room devoted to ceramics, a traditional bedroom, a room revealing traditional agricultural skills, and a room revealing pre-historic finds.
The upper floor is more of a memorial to her own family history - incuding a graduation photo of her son getting his degree at the University of Hull.
If you're interested in how Cypriots lived before the arrival of electricity, this is a must-visit.
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