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A must see

Visited with my two brothers on our regular September visit to Ireland Very interesting museum... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Personal history lesson

An extraordinary museum. This audience was spellbound by the owner’s encyclopedic knowledge and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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“michael collins”(138 reviews)
“slide show”(10 reviews)
We are a family run interpretive centre, just off the main road(R600)between Clonakilty and Timoleague/Kinsale).We are also located on the Wild Atlantic Way. We are open from Mid June to Mid September. At the centre we give presentations...more
Castleview, Clonakilty, Ireland
+353 23 884 6107
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with my two brothers on our regular September visit to Ireland Very interesting museum, good explanatory film and Mr Crowley is an excellent speaker who puts across his deep knowledge of Collins with great flair Not to be missed

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An extraordinary museum. This audience was spellbound by the owner’s encyclopedic knowledge and storytelling. I recommend reading a simple primer on Michael Collins beforehand to appreciate the depth of material offered here!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The knowledge of the proprietor is simply amazing. This is a must for anyone with even an remote curiosity about the Rising and subsequent Civil War. All told in an unbiased and well informed manner

Thank Brian F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We would highly recommend a visit to this centre. The guide Tim has unbelievable knowledge on Michael Collins and Irish History and there are some great artefacts in the centre. His passion on the subject really shone through and he gave an excellent talk, slideshow...More

Thank Joanne H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Mr Crowley is a master of his craft he knows it in side out and his enthusiasm for the subject matter brings everyone in. I was awed and immersed. People need to go and see this and support it

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We happened upon the small sign to the museum and preserve md along the winding lane stopping to check where it was. So glad we did the owner and curator takes you through the small one room museum packed with curios and interesting pictures and...More

1  Thank MartinBrophy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having been told by our daughter that on our visit to Cork we must go visit The Michael Collins Centre ,we took her advice and went while in Cork last week ,boy were we blown away what a wonderful experience ,fair play to Tim Crowley...More

1  Thank ettie13
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The scones cooked on the open hearth just as they would have been before electricity arrived in the 1950's. Wonderful insight into M Collins life.

1  Thank Irwi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

22d of August 2018: a real treat expected the visitors at the Michael Collins Centre: an authentic 1919 motorcycle identical to the one that was in Michael Collins' convoy in 1922 was on display for the day. Again, on the 96th anniversary of Michael Collins'...More

1  Thank ParisVeronique
Reviewed 17 August 2018

We all really enjoyed our visit. Michael Crowley is clearly very passionate about his history of Micheal Collins and made it fascinating. We would definitely recommend the tour. Great value for money!

1  Thank gaffneyfamily2018
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15 March 2017|
Response from CorkDolores | Property representative |
Thanks for your query. We have no bookings on the days you have mentioned, the nearest day is April 25th at 9.30 a.m. We are available to take a booking for the private Michael Collins Tour if you are interested on booking... More
Bettyanne M
8 January 2017|
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Response from CorkDolores | Property representative |
Thank you for your query. We are only open for groups from now to mid June.( WE try to get in visitors in the area while open for groups) If you are planning your trip from mid June onwards take the N22 via Macroom, then... More