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Address: Skellig Heritage Centre, Valentia Island, Ireland
Phone Number: 066-947-6306
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great experience very interesting

Very well worth the visit, film show excellenthe, learnt so much about SKelling Michael monastery and how it was built

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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Bangor, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Very well worth the visit, film show excellenthe, learnt so much about SKelling Michael monastery and how it was built

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Adelaide
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

This is not value for money.Better to spend time looking at the countryside rather than static displays.The rough weather seems to cancel the boat trips so don't plan your trip around that experience but rather count it as a bonus if it happens

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Letterkenny, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

I found the Skelligs experience well worth a visit, you learn so much about the actual history of the rock and how monastery was built. There is a lovely cafe as well and it serves lunches and teas/coffees and cake. Worth a visit if on the Island.

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Mae Hong Son Province, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We came upon this on the local map as we drove the ring of Kerry. It was a great history about the islands and stone buildings. The short movie was great. If the kids were older and the weather nicer I'd try the cruise to the islands to walk the stairs. The look amazing but dangerous. It is a good... More 

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Palmyra Maine USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

An interesting find on our accidental visit to Valentia Island. We were wandering around and happened upon Valentia Island, quaint and cute place.

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Ormstown, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Thoroughly informative video and well presented exhibits. Extensive gift shop and great café. Although we had planned to climb Skellig Michael and were disappointed that the boats were unable to go out, The Skellig Experience was certainly the next best thing. We would definitely go back for a return visit and hopefully be able to finish off with a trip... More 

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Ahmeek, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

An excellent visitor center with lots of interesting displays and an informative video on the monks of the Skellig Islands. Gave the feel of living on the island without the dangers & hardships. We were given a special treat by the manager's 6 year old daughter, who performed in costume, a traditional Irish dance.

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Thurmont, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This is small but very well done . The short film was beautiful and the exhibits were informative. Cute little gift shop, nice lunch area and outside seating in a pretty setting. I learned alot and even children would enjoy it.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Interesting exhibition of the monastery built on the rocks. They also offer boat trips if you want to see the rocks from the sea but you have to book a different tour if you want to go on the island. Just watching the video about the island made us realize that you would need to be quite fit, sure footed... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

This is a great little museum and hub of information. You can book your trip to the Skelligs from here although the boats were not running for the two days which we were there due to windy weather. There is a cafe, toilets and gift shop on site along with ample parking. Entry was €5 per adult

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Address: Address: Skellig Heritage Centre, Valentia Island, Ireland
Phone Number: 066-947-6306
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Munster  >  County Kerry  >  Valentia Island

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