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Bantry Museum

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Address: Bantry, Ireland
Phone Number: 353-27-50229

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Brilliant place! Very friendly, helpful staff too.

A brilliant place to visit. I had just got off the bus to Bantry from Cork, it was tipping down with rain, I saw this place and thought I'd shelter from the rain for a bit. There... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 15, 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

A brilliant place to visit. I had just got off the bus to Bantry from Cork, it was tipping down with rain, I saw this place and thought I'd shelter from the rain for a bit. There are amazing items in here, old pictures, old Irons, old items of clothing that the women wore, load of things from days gone... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

What a beautiful place to visit! Jim the man working there was so nice and went out of his way to help us when we found a picture of my grandmother when she was a child. A must see for people with a family connection with Bantry!

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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120 reviews 120 reviews
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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

Couldn't believe the museum was closed on a bank holiday weekend when there were a lot of people about. Visited as part of a genealogy holiday and hoped for some information to help. Luckily the local shopkeepers and bookstore were helpful and informative.

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London
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2012

Strange little museum, hidden away behind the fire station. Two small rooms with a wierd and wonderful collection of memorabilia. A wonderful demonstration in itself of a special Irish approach to things. Loved it!

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