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Muckross House and Gardens

Muckross House, Killarney National Park, Muckross Rd, Killarney, Co.Kerry Ireland | Muckross Rd, Killarney, Co.Kerry Ireland, Killarney, Ireland
353-64-66-31440
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Ranked #6 of 65 Attractions in Killarney
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Historic Sites, Gardens, History Museums
Description: A beautiful 19th-century mansion with a spectacular view of the Irish countryside.
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Centennial, CO
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45 reviews 45 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 NEW

If you like Downton Abbey, you will love this tour and home. It is consummate Victorian and the tour was very well done. Not only that, you can buy woolens that are woven on site.

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Melbourne, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 NEW

This was well worth a visit. We had a very good tour guide called Mary. Very informative especially the story of QWueen Victoria's visit

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Mississippi, USA
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 NEW

Thoroughly enjoyed the tour of the house. Our tour guide was very nice--even when some of the rude members of our tour kept talking while she was giving her tour! The gardens are simply lovely. I recommend both.

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Bedlington, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
14 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 NEW

We were staying in Killarney and got the shuttle bus from the main TIO for 3 euros each one way (5 return per person, cheaper for the young). We were on a coach tour and this was our only free day (the optional offer did not entice) and we made a good choice. The shuttle first took us to Torc... More

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Greenwood, South Carolina
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81 reviews 81 reviews
25 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

You can tour the house for a fee, but you can just walk the great. park and gardens, or take one of the horse and buggy's to the beautiful waterfall

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53 reviews 53 reviews
10 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Ate lunch at the Gardens, plenty of choices. The house was amazing, staff were on site cleaning constantly. The gardens you could almost get lost in they are extremely beautiful and offer hundreds of photos for your pleasure.

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KILDARE
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

Had lunch today in the Gardens. Fantastic place. So peaceful. Tour of house was good and interesting. Children enjoyed it. Lady who gave tour was excellent and children did not loose interest.

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Pittsburg, Texas
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23 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

We went to Muckross House not really knowing what to expect except that everyone said to go there. The House is an incredible example of architecture and life of the wealthy in the mid to late 1800's. It is beautifully maintained with furnishings from the era provided by families who had occupied the property during its hay day. The tour... More

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Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

Lovely house and grounds with great tourist facilities. Good shop and restaurant, not too commercial. Torc Waterfall was worth the jaunt

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atlanta
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47 reviews 47 reviews
16 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

We accidentally parked at the first sign we saw for Muckross which was just a stand for the horse carts all around and not the main parking. Though we started the day with a nice walk by the abbey and along the lake, we eventually came upon Muckross and how beautiful. I had not done my research and didn't realize... More

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