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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 #8 of 62 attractions in Killarney
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Historic Sites, Gardens, History Museums
Description: A beautiful 19th-century mansion with a spectacular view of the Irish countryside.
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Dublin, Ireland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014 NEW

Really great tour and information from the guides. Lovely house and surrounding grounds. Definitely a must do on your list. Well worth it.

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Malta
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

One can spend an entire day at this place as there is so much to see. We took the guided tour of the house which was led by a very well informed lady guide. The house is really impressive and I would suggest to take this guided tour. As for the grounds, these are really impressive. An ideal and safe... More

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Killarney, Ireland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Muckross House is very interesting and provides a window into another age. Do give the farms a visit also. and try the fire-baked soda bread with lashings of country butter - delicious. The views are majestic - lake, mountain and forest. Truly Beuaty's Home.

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Westfield, New Jersey, United States
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28 reviews 28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

The house was nice and the gardens were in good shape for early April. The best part of this was our tour guide. She was very knowledgeable and pointed out some really interesting items in the house. Some of the wood inlaid tables and carved furniture were amazing.

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Melbourne, Australia
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7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

Very well informed guide who was able to answer many questions. The house is amazing and the gardens are beautiful. Lunch in the cafe was very well priced and lovely

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 NEW

Wonderful environment to walk, listen to wildlife, very engaging, a lot of thought & planning has paid off here.

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Sandy, Utah
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

This was the highlight of our trip to Ireland. It is a beautiful mansion house with tours of the entry hall, library, drawing rooms, some bedrooms, and downstairs kitchen and hall of bells (to summon the servants). You must take a guided tour, but it was interesting and informative. The grounds were beautiful! We even stopped to talk to one... More

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Knutsford, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
15 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014 via mobile

I know that free parking may not be particularly important but we kinda expect to get the wallet squeezed by an entrance or parking fee or both. Not at Muckross House & Gardens. There is a small charge for the personally guided tours of the House but that tour is an option for you. The Gardens, Arboretum,glorious walks and spectacular... More

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Neenah, Wisconsin
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23 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Touring the house was like stepping back in time. The bells to summon the servants to various rooms are still in hall in the basement, and the furnishings are well done. The only option is a guided tour, however. You must walk as a group and listen to the tour guide. This is fine if you all want to go... More

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Roscommon, Ireland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

been to killarney loads of times and always come here really beautiful place gardens are fab abd the tour around the house is really interesting youl need the full day to get around the whole thing but a great activity for young and old :)

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