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Small Interesting Space

I visited in mid July and found a small volunteer run museum in an old mouldy building in need of... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2017
Dublin, Ireland
via mobile
Great little museum

Great little museum supporting and highlighting local social and policical history. Small space so... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2016
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7 Aug 2017
“Very interesting museum”
15 Jul 2017
“Small Interesting Space”
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

They have a bit of everything, but it's really interesting and well worth a visit if you're nearby! I especially loved the first room about the Easter rising.

Thank Amy L
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

I visited in mid July and found a small volunteer run museum in an old mouldy building in need of deserved funding as there are many interesting exhibits about Collins,Tom Barry,O Donovan Rossa, The GAA,Church,rural life etc. Give these guys some lotto money and this...More

Thank Reamonnt
Reviewed 23 August 2016

..deserves more attention if only it could be relied on to be open. There are some exhibits relating to Michael Collins as well as an extensive collection of items associated with the daily home life of women over the years as well a small amount...More

Thank Irwi
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Great little museum supporting and highlighting local social and policical history. Small space so an hour or hour and a half should be sufficient. Nice place to ramble alone with local info and artifacts from the locality.

Thank Cindyfrog
Reviewed 18 July 2016

This is a rather small museum, with just three rooms, but they have managed to cram a lot in here, and there is some proper old school interesting artifacts showing life in rural Ireland. I found things in this museum I never knew existed! It's...More

Thank Baronation
Reviewed 20 June 2016

A well worth visit and you get the local feel and knowledge first hand at the West Cork Museum a truly wonderful experience. Rich in Culture and history in sections.

Thank Anna N
Reviewed 27 May 2016

This looked interesting from the outside but a note on the side door said it would be closed until February 2016, but there was no sign of work being done except for the scaffolding in front, no notice in front, no new note saying "maybe...More

Thank dinnafash
Reviewed 10 August 2014

Really informative and interesting little museum divided into sections for the political, sporting, educational and ordinary daily lives of the local people over the last +100 years. Lots of photographs, uniforms, regalia and artefacts. Helpful curator. Worth a visit.

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