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Address: Ring of Kerry Road, Glenbeigh, Ireland
Phone Number: 066-976-9184

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Best Irish Coffee in the WORLD!

We enjoyed the charming village, but we must have toured prior to tourist season as there was no one in traditional costume attending. The facility has a wonderful restaurant and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 2, 2015
Adrienne W
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Salida
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Valladolid, Spain
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We visited the Kerry Bog Village Museum last week, out of season. We had to enter the pub to get tickets which cost 6€ per person. There was no-one in the museum, just the four houses and two sad looking ponies. What it is like in summer I don't know, but a different price should be considered for the low... More 

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Salida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We enjoyed the charming village, but we must have toured prior to tourist season as there was no one in traditional costume attending. The facility has a wonderful restaurant and excellent gift shop with many items to select from. But, the best part of the experience was warming up with the absolute BEST Irish Coffee in the WORLD!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I have stopped here and found the museum very interesting. The people here were fabulous and went over and beyond making me feel welcome. You can take as long as you like and if its not your bag the Red Fox could and does have the finest hospitality in Kerry.

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Calgary
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

This pleasant little village provides an interesting look into the past. Easy and quick to go through ( we were on a bus tour) while learning about Irish heritage. Enjoyed our visit!

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We stopped here based on trip advisor reviews and I would say this was the only thing I was dissapointed with on the Ring of Kerry. The "village" is a mock up of what an early Irish village would look like in famine times. It reminds me most of a petting zoo - they have their Irish wolfhounds in a... More 

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Ripon, United Kingdom
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

We stopped here on our ring of Kerry tour , it was good to see some of the history of the hardship but literally you see every thing in five minutes , you don't have to go in but will have to wait on the bus . We spent more time in the pub attached having an expensive Irish coffee... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Travelling the ring of Kerry you must stop in here and check this out. It certainly is with the 5 euro admission cost. Peat bog buildings, bog bodies, all there to see. Very worthwhile

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Darwen, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

One of the regular stops on a coach tour but well worth the 5 euro entry fee. Various cottages showing how life used to be for those with and without money... whether you had a bedroom up top or slept along the animals!! Enjoyed on a lovely sunny morning. The Irish wolf hounds were quite friendly but the donkey tried... More 

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Gravesend, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

You so appreciate the hardships that the people experienced in how they lived day to day all those years ago. Even how the peat was cut and stored, really worth the entry money and only allowed 30 minutes here on route with coach trip around the Ring of Kerry for myself would have liked a little extra time of 15... More 

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torrance
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

This 18th and 19th century village shows how they lived, worked in the bogs. There is the Turf Cutters Dwelling, the Old Forge, Stable Dwelling, and Laborer's Cottage along with other buildings, stables and pastures. Each has furnishings of the period so you can picture how people lived and worked back then. Check our the Irish Wolfhound and small Irish... More 

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