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Butter Museum

Shandon, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 430 0600
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Shandon, Cork, Ireland
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"dairy farm"
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"friendly gentleman"
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"introductory film"
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"short film"
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"dairy products"
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"irish folklore"
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"shandon bells"
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"rainy day"
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"anne's church"
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"great insight"
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"interesting information"
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"southern ireland"
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"interesting place"
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"bell tower"
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"well worth the visit"
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"cork city"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A rather disappointing museum. There was a good video about the production of butter. however the rest of this small museum was not particularly well set out. More artefacts of the industry would have helped. Also there was no gift area which could have have...More

Thank ann p
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Let me preface this review by saying that my rating is based on the fact that I was able to view the butter-making demonstration. We viewed the demonstration at 12 o'clock noon. The gentleman that gave the demonstration was good natured the gentleman that gave...More

Thank TravelBuff97
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were here in april 2018, and it was a small exposition about the making of butter. As we are an older couple (from the 50's) was it very interesting to see that the fabric was from 1950 also. There was a nice movie about...More

Thank Lucie S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The story is rather amazing. Butter started thousands of years ago as a crude process. Over time, Ireland developed many thousands of small dairy farms which produced a product that came into growing demand around the world. To capture that market, Cork established a Butter...More

Thank 155PaulD155
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

This museum is just a few steps away from Shandon bells. When you get there you're welcomed by this very friendly gentleman who is charming and fun. The 12 minutes video tells us all about the fascinating history of Irish dairy industry and Kerry gold...More

Thank Vidya K
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

Suffers from the same poor signposting as many Cork attractions!!! Once we eventually found it well worth a trip. Who knew that the history of Irish butter making could be so interesting. Very informative. Really enjoyed.

Thank hotpup
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Reviewed 23 March 2018

came here on the recommendation of a local friend, and we were delighted. we had no idea that there was such a fascinating history of butter and its export and that cork is at the heart of it all fun documentary, helpful staff and fun...More

Thank louhuntington79
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

I enjoyed my visit to the Butter Museum in Cork. It is rather hidden away so not easy to find. The film introducing the visitors to the museum was excellent and informative. I learned a great deal about the history of butter making in Ireland...More

Thank Adrienne C
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Reviewed 21 January 2018

It wasn't easy to find this place, but it was well worth the hunt. The tour starts with a short film about the history of the dairy industry in Ireland. The downstairs gallery contains churns and butter memorabilia as well as signs explaining superstitions and...More

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Reviewed 4 December 2017

well worth a visit guided tours you can watch the story of the buttera in film very interesting will really enjoy it

Thank Teresa S
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