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Yeats Memorial Building

Douglas Hyde Bridge, Sligo, Ireland
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Ranked #49 of 77 attractions in Sligo
Type: Architectural Buildings
Most recent review
- Jul 1, 2014
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Appleton, Wisconsin
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

It cost €2 per person to watch a video from decades got that gives about 5 minutes history and 10 minutes of a poem. I was. More interested in his life. There are multitudes of fantastic photos but little explanation of them. And then there's all the distractions. Six different people opened the door from the cafe looking for the... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013 via mobile

I mean I absoulety think the numbered zig-zag of W.B Yeats is brillant but I think the exhibition was a bit off a rip-off even a local as myself. It costs only €2 per person and under 12s go even though whatever old exhibition u go to would be more expensive. I love how they show the old video of... More

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Paris, France
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69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

Not much in this Yeats family homestead, however, we stumbled upon a very interesting lecture. So best to check when these are scheduled.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

There was very little about Yeats here so we went to the nearby Museum instead and were not disappointed here. They even had a running video of his funeral. Maybe they should switch the names of the two buildings

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Sligo, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2011

This is a great place to go to relax, have a coffee or a lunch. Located directly across the road from The Glasshouse Hotel the Yeats Memorial Building is staffed and run in a friendly and hospitable way. Well worth a visit

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