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Address: Ring of Kerry Road, Glenbeigh, Ireland
Phone Number: 066-976-9184
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We went out of our way to visit this attraction and were disappointed with it. It cost 6 euros each for a self explanatory leaflet and 15 minute walk around a few teconstructed... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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Cork, Ireland
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Cork, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

We went out of our way to visit this attraction and were disappointed with it. It cost 6 euros each for a self explanatory leaflet and 15 minute walk around a few teconstructed thatched cottages. 6 euros for the two of us would have been more than enough.

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Austin, TX
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

This place had "tourist trap" written all over it. First obvious "attraction" along the Ring of Kerry, not very impressive entrance, non-trivial entry fee. But I was pleasantly surprised. It was a really well done exhibit of life in Ireland in the not so distant past where peat was the main source of heat and it was a very agricultural... More 

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Athlone, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Even if one is not interested in the museum , one should give the Irish coffee a try. It was indeed the best Irish coffee I had during my stay in Kerry. Red Fox Inn was the first stop while we were touring the Ring of Kerry .... and I must say that Irish coffee gave a pretty good start... More 

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Waterville, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

The Bog Village is as its name implies is made up of a cluster of about 12 houses forming a village . built and furnished in individual styles ,for example, the small farmer , the fisherman, the blacksmith, with each house having the style and implements of the original owners .The are also some chickens , the bog pony ,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Perhaps it's because I was born and raised on a farm in Canada but I loved the little village. We stopped here on our Collette Vacations tour. It was not included, it cost 6 Euros for entrance to the village and another 4 for the Irish coffee. Definitely worth the fee. The village has a good turf (peat) display. It... More 

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Israel
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

The Kerry Bog Village is a very run-of-the-mill tourist spot that seems to cater to the bus tours. The Irish Coffee sold next door at the Red Fox Inn is quite nice, but nothing to shake a stick at. If you are traveling on your own, you can give this one a pass.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

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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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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