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Address: Ring of Kerry Road, Glenbeigh, Ireland
Phone Number: 066-976-9184
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You will learn something authentic about Ireland

Initially stopped for the famed Irish coffees, which are superb! Really glad we decided to check out the museum. Yes, it isn't the biggest attraction in Ireland and you may think... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Initially stopped for the famed Irish coffees, which are superb! Really glad we decided to check out the museum. Yes, it isn't the biggest attraction in Ireland and you may think €6 a bit steep for a short visit. But you will learn from the experience and understand more about the context of Irish lives around the time of Famine

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Key West, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Yes, it's five euros. Yes, it's crowded if a bus is there. But, that being said, this is a very well maintained example of what Ireland used to look like. I know this, because it looks EXACTLY like the place where my grandmother grew up! And that's not 100 years ago, either. You'll see old thatched roofed houses and other... More 

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Lake Macquarie, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This is a small over commercialised attraction. They have two Irish Wolfhound dogs on display in a small enclosure who were in desperate need of a brush and a bog pony who also needed attention. With all the tour buses in the car park paying 5 euro per person surely they could have afforded to pay someone to brush and... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This is at the start of the Ring of Kerry. Its seems a popular destination for coach parties & nice to stop off for something different. Only a 5 euro entrance fee into the Bog village which is a nice little stop off. In the village it depicts the scene from the famine era - lots of little cottages to... More 

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Vero Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

A part of Irish history you shouldn't miss. A great chance to get up close and personal with the Kerry Bog Ponies and to see how villages lived in the 18th and 19th century. The cottages were definitely interesting and outlined the difference in class amongst the village residents. The use of peat from the bog land to heat the... More 

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Mustang, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

My party enjoyed this place. There were several very interesting things to look at inside. It felt authentic and it was great for kids. There is not really any staff so if you are looking for a guided tour, this is not for you.

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Ashland, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Since we were on an educational tour in Ireland, we stopped at the Bog Village Museum. We enjoyed seeing the bog houses and buildings that reflected the lifestyle of long ago. Our teens especially enjoyed the Kerry bog ponies - what a treat. Nice little stop.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

A chance to see Irish wolf hounds and Kerry bog ponies up close. The small historic houses were very interesting as well. Worth the stop.

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Dallas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

I love places like this, and this was cute, but I was taking students, and they really did not get into it.

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Cobh, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

jobwise I drove the ring of Kerry many many times and there is nothing better than stopping by at the red fox to get an baileys- or irish coffee and pop in to the little bog village right beside. i so love the smell of turf. it brings u back to the past with its small traditional cottages. there are... More 

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Address: Ring of Kerry Road, Glenbeigh, Ireland
Phone Number: 066-976-9184
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Glenbeigh

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