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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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Afternoon Killarney Highlights Tour
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Ranked #5 of 49 Attractions in Killarney
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, History Museums, Gardens, Outdoors
Owner description: A beautiful 19th-century mansion with a spectacular view of the Irish...
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Type: Historic Sites, History Museums, Gardens, Outdoors
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Owner description: A beautiful 19th-century mansion with a spectacular view of the Irish countryside.
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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

The carriage ride was so fun. It was chilly but beautiful - the colors - highly recommend going in October. I was surprised you couldnt go into the actual Muckross house but the gardens and views from the carriage ride (including the waterfalls).

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

the gardens are superb and the view is stunning. The tour of the house itself is really interesting and the tea rooms do lovely sweet treats

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Killarney, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Had a blast walking the grounds and seeing the site. Kid friendly for sure. The tour was well done and the restoration of the estate gives a great feel to what it was like during its peak.

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Melbourne, Australia
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I must say, I was very disappointed by Muckross House. Maybe it was the time of year we visited. 1) I found that the tour was very short, and not all that informative. The tour guide was nice but very concise and not many anecdotes to make it more interesting. It was also very rushed and I feel I didn't... More 

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Clifton Park, New York
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Truly worth the time and fee. You can walk through the entire castle and th guide was knowledgable and witty. I truly enjoyed this. Avoid the pony cart rides - just too $$$

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Cork, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I have visited Muckross House and Gardens many times over and it's always worth it. The long drive in (beautiful), park the car and walk by the lakes or walk around the gardens - it's really cool, but especially nice in the summer. I do this every time when in Killarney. Do take time out and visit the restaurant, have... More 

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

The Muckross House is located in the Killarney National Park. The gardens, grounds and views are spectacular even on an overcast day in November. It's worth paying for the tour ... very large and beautiful home.

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Mansfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Very quick review, visited this venue with a colleague for lunch whilst working in Ireland. One word: Stunning! The house and grounds are absolutely beautiful, I plan to bring my family to ireland next year for a break and this place will be on our to do list. Eating in the restaurant was great, lovely home cooked food, my only... More 

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Bangor
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Beautiful period home with extensive gardens. Beautiful walk around the lake. It is approx. a five minute drive from the Gleneagle. Difficult to get to if you do not have transport

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

A beautiful setting in a picturesque area of Ireland. Muckross House and Gardens is worth a visit for anyone in this area of the country. located just outside of Killarney this gorgeous manor home is open for visitors to take a guided tour. Unfortunately no photography in the home but an experience to tour. The outside of the home is... More 

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