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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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We received all the information we needed. Was very impressed we were remembered when we returned later on.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

We received all the information we needed. Was very impressed we were remembered when we returned later on.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Breezed on through to use the parking lot. Seemed full of touristy items and big groups, as did the rest of the town. So, we just wanted to get through it, but I'm sure they were helpful if you needed it.

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Askeaton, Ireland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Interesting and make us understand what was and is the context of this region. worth getting there when in Adare

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Moline, Illinois
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

If U have Irish blood in U, U can track it all the way back,and follow it all the way up to the present & U don't have to go to Dublin to get the Info.

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Melbourne, Australia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

The history display was well well put together and most interesting. Very informative and helped in our appreciation of the glories around us. The gift shop next door was very kitchy though,

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Our coach parked next to the centre, so we walked through and two ladies were on hand to give information. The centre had shops and there was a good variety of products for sale, cards, souvenirs, ice cream, cafe, etc. Whatever information you need, you only have to ask, as they ladies were very well informed and only too pleased... More 

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Des Moines, IA
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35 reviews 35 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Surprised that the merchandise (souvenirs, shirts, sweaters) were top notch and similar to the ones seen throughout the other areas. Very price friendly. Restaurant is also good food and affordable.

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Monroe, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

this was a hub of activity onto itself. One can sense the excitement of what to expect around Adare. Lots of very useful information available

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015 via mobile

Information, food, souvenirs, wonderful gifts! All the information you could need in a friendly efficient and clean environment. Feels like a community gathering place!! A MUST visit in beautiful ADARE!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Well located in the heart of Adare this busy heritage centre is a wealth of knowledge, ideal for a refreshing cup of tea and walk around the gift shops. We took the guided tour of Adare which brought us by mini bus to Desmond Castle. Our tour guide Sandra was excellent good humoured with a in depth knowledge of the... More 

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

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