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Address: Fitzgerald Park | Mardyke, Cork, Ireland
Phone Number: 021-427-0679
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Located on Fitzgerald's Park the Cork Public Museum will give you information about Cork throughout the years including information about the war for independence and Titanic... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 30, 2015
Stevenage, United Kingdom
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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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137 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

Located on Fitzgerald's Park the Cork Public Museum will give you information about Cork throughout the years including information about the war for independence and Titanic. There's also exhibits on the First World War and Irish travellers. Worth checking out, especially as it won't cost you a penny!

Thank therichastill
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122 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

Much expanded in recent years. There is now much more room for displaying items of interest. Our recent history is well represented as well as our old crafts. Be sure to visit the Travellers display upstairs

Thank Tony C
Cork, Ireland
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

Love go here with my kids, it's a nice way to pass the time whether it's raining or sunny. Very informative also and they have a beautiful old gypsy wagon upstairs

Thank TheMammyJournal
La Jolla, California
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345 reviews
124 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

This is one of those places you 'must' visit if you are in Cork. It is a marvelous place and has a wonderful view of the history of Cork.

Thank Papafish92037
Cork, Ireland
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15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

started raining so went into the museum had not being in there for years, must say was very impressed, loads of history about the locality and the old cork history, put together very well, really enjoyed it,

Thank sandraO O
Cork, Cork, Ireland
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20 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

I'd been meaning to get back out here with awhile and heard about the new exhibition 'Digging up Cork Unearthing its Medieval Past'. I decided it might be worth checking out. The exhibition featured items that had been uncovered in various excavations in Cork city. I also had a look at the WW1 replica trench. It may not be big... More 

1 Thank DaithiCK
Cork, Ireland
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111 reviews
39 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Nice museum, mostly has sporting memorabilia. I visited it as a part of walking around the city. Its definitely interesting if you are killing time around the city. There are not many museums in Cork, so I would say visit if you are close. If not, do not worry. There is not much to write home about.

1 Thank IrlandeRussie
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

My family visited the museum 16th September 2014 and thoroughly enjoyed our visit. The curator Dan Breen and the receptionist (whose name escapes me) couldn't have been more helpful. As Chairman of the Birmingham Irish heritage Group I was shown the upmost courtesy in my historical research by the said curator who not only very knowledgeable but charm personified. Furthermore... More 

3 Thank Richard S
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35 reviews
21 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Visited on on the much publicised 'Heritage Day' 2014, mainly to see the new 'Life in the Trench' exhibition. Museum did not open at 11 as advertised, people had to wait outside for ten mins. Finally opened, and we were told the new 'Trench' was not going to be open until 12. Waited an hour. Queued. Finally gained admission to... More 

2 Thank CorkNitpicker
Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The museum is small, but nice to spend an hour or two in if you like history. Be careful of the times, though, as they do close for lunch and are not open late.

2 Thank Gerri C

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