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Adare Heritage Centre

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Address: Main St., Adare, Ireland
Phone Number: +353-61-396-666
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Description: Snuggled in a wooded setting among the rich quiet farmlands of the Golden...
Snuggled in a wooded setting among the rich quiet farmlands of the Golden Vale by the River Maigue, Adare is a model village dating from the time of the Norman conquest. It has been home to the Earls of Dunraven (Quin Family) for over three centuries and is located on the Limerick to Tralee road, the N21, a great pit stop for those on the way to the Ring of Kerry. The Adare Heritage Centre allows you to step back in time through an informative historical exhibition, in the middle of this charming town with its many thatched houses. This reconstruction of Adare’s unique past, from the arrival of the Normans to the foundation of ancient abbeys in the Middle Ages, is also retold in five different languages.
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Quaint Town

Nice center that features shops and some dining. Right in the heart of the town and across from the cottages.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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North Platte, Nebraska
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North Platte, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Nice center that features shops and some dining. Right in the heart of the town and across from the cottages.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Loved spending an afternoon here. Informative displays, quaint gift shop, ad a wonderful onsite cafe. The cafe's quiche came with a generous portion of potato salad and slaw. Very reasonably priced. Worth a visit.

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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

An overcrowded, overpriced, understaffed 'tourist trap' full of shamrock and Guinness related tatt. Awful!!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

There are two key aspects to the Heritage Center that we found critical to a fabulous day in Adare. First, the staff at the welcome desk are friendly and helpful and have lots of good ideas about how to take in the sights of this quaint village. Second, and perhaps most important, the Heritage Center appears to be the only... More 

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Park City, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

We just stopped by here as we were wandering the main street. It gives an interesting history of the area - which was of particular interest to me since my family came from Adare!! There was a painting of one of my ancestor's in the display. Very cool! It's a nice stop to get your bearings and pick up a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

It was a good place to grab a quick breakfast before adventuring out for the day. There were several little shops and a small museum that gave good onsite to the history of the area. The food was good and the service was friendly.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Not a lot in it apart from expensive tourist shops. There is a part that has a display but it is not well layes out. Would not return

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Ireland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

A staff member had parked across the 2 Electric Vehicle spaces in the car park. Seems a little ignorant to me

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I liked the fact that this was just not an information centre with very helpful staff who will print off maps etc. for your trip but it also has a few shops as well as a cafe etc. The shops have good quality gifts including knitwear, linens etc. it also has a small heritage area where you can lean something... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Nice bit of shopping here and also a lovely little shop where you can trace Irish last names and there family crests. I bought a few things here which were very good price and mama bed to get so,e more detailed information online. The rest of the centre has some good shopping a small coffee shop which I never went... More 

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Address: Main St., Adare, Ireland
Phone Number: +353-61-396-666
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Limerick  >  Adare

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