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Russborough House

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Address: Wicklow, Ireland
Phone Number: 045/865239
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Description: A beautifully refurnished 18th century mansion housing the world-famous...
A beautifully refurnished 18th century mansion housing the world-famous Albert Beit collection of art.
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Russborough

Friendly staff, nice cafe and good value for money and lovely nature walk for children fun and imaginative particularly the fairy houses.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

Friendly staff, nice cafe and good value for money and lovely nature walk for children fun and imaginative particularly the fairy houses.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We arranged this event with Monica at Russborough House. She was so enthuastic. We were 48 cars and 90 people. She arranged two guides for us and we had a most interesting tour of the house. She also arranged for us to park together in front of the house. Its really important that the places we visit have suitable parking... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Russborough is only a short drive from Dublin, but we had never been until this weekend, and we were blown away by the house, which is really beautiful and full of interesting history and stories. Our guide, Joan, was a character - extremely knowledgeable and charming, with a great sense of humour. The cafe was nice and the staff were... More 

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Wicklow, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Russborough House is well worth a visit, we had a wonderful guide in Nicola, who was most informative and articulate and she brought us through the magnificent house and rooms, which are so well preserved. The 3D exhibition in the basement is also well worth visiting as it brings even more understanding of the live of Sir Alfred and Lady... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

The sheep dogs were amazing. Michael was great, he is all you could ask for in a presenter and I highly recommend this to anyone.

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Morganton, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We spent an early afternoon visiting this historic Irish estate. The most recent owners were art collectors:world class-many items go back and forth between the National Gallery. The house tour was wonderful-led by Joan who is knowledgeable on both the architecture and art of the home. Outdoors are pastoral walks, a maze to explore as well as a playground .... More 

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Kilcullen, Kildare, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We visit Russborough House regularly. I have family connections to the place in the past. We have young kids who love to do the walk & then play in the well appointed playground. The cafe has tasty treats too and the toilets are always spotless. I am planning on doing the tour shortly (without my kids in tow!).

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Kildare, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

This was our second visit to this house with 3 young children, it's a lovely old 18 century house with working "shops" in the courtyards, The house does a very good tour but you don't need to do this to enjoy a visit. The grounds are great for a medium sized walk with good views of the lakes. The grounds... More 

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Wicklow, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

A group of my friends and I had a magical day here last July. We ate in the cafe when we arrived as the house tour had started. The tour guide was excellent-she really knew her 'Russborough'. Museum in the basement was very informative and so interesting. We took a walk around the grounds-well signposted. All in all a wonderful... More 

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Delgany, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

I am Chairman of a Pensioners Association and we visited Russborough in October 2014. The visit was a truly great experience. The building itself, the superb contents and the links to another time were magic. The old stereographic photos taken by the family from trips around the world added a private family dimension to the experience The gardens were great... More 

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