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Kenmare Heritage Centre

The Square, Kenmare, Ireland
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Ranked #8 of 16 Attractions in Kenmare
Type: Historic Sites, History Museums, Shops, Museums
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English first
Ottawa, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

While Mrs W was visiting the Kenmare Lace and Design Center I popped into the tourist office in the same building to pick up information, and was surprised to find this interesting little museum. What's nice about it is that the sites described are all very close by--some within sight of the doorstep of the museum, others only a short... More

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Sacramento, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We viewed the Torc waterfall which was fantastic. We wanted to see the Muckross house and working farms but the farms had closed for the season and the house tour was an hour off. Absolutely stunning views driving through the park. Lakes galore.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We were quite thankful to come across this centre. We learned so much about the area and were able to acquire loads of knowledge and information to make our visit in this area of Ireland even better than we had expected.

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Santa Cruz, California
15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

The people were very knowledgeable and friendly. They were able to answer all my questions and recommend places to see and things to do. Lots of books and brochures to help you have a great time in Ireland.

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Top Contributor
323 reviews 323 reviews
79 attraction reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

This is a wonderful place to get an insight into the way things were. It must have been a tough life but it sure built people of character. Take your camera ---

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Washington, West Virginia
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65 reviews 65 reviews
23 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Helpful staff and lots of information and exhibits. Lace center upstairs consists of one room, but you should visit.

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Omaha, Nebraska
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Very helpful woman at the center provided us with the information we needed. Loved the little historical area as well. My husband had been looking to pick up a piece of artwork and we found a gallery--Brushwood galllery (from one of the prints hanging in the center) and ended up finding a piece we loved!

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New Jersey
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810 reviews 810 reviews
426 attraction reviews
1,048 helpful votes 1,048 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Pleasant hospitable people were a good source of information to us about the Kenmare. The place stresses the regional characteristics and traditions. The tourist center gave us a lot of information.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

I would like to highlight the week long Halloween experience we have had with our 3 & 5 year old boy & girl this week in Kenmare. Both the community and retailers/Pharmacy's/Publican's/Restauranteurs etc have totally excelled themselves in coming together to enbrace the Halloween festivities. In doing so they have made this Halloween week a really memorable one for my... More

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Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania
18 reviews 18 reviews
10 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

Not only did I like the Centre but I fell in love with the town! Yes, it is what would be called a tourist town but I absolutely loved it as I liked the look...the storefronts are so Irish with their sign and their incredible flowers hanging from window boxes and anywhere else they can put a hanger! And the... More

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