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Address: , Bantry, Ireland
Phone Number: 353-27-50229
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fascinating little place

We nearly missed this museum because it is so small BUT... we were glad we found it just near the parish church in the centre. WOW! it might be small but it packs a punch with so... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

We nearly missed this museum because it is so small BUT... we were glad we found it just near the parish church in the centre. WOW! it might be small but it packs a punch with so much fascinating stuff from the past and interesting local news and articles from the past. The guy there also provided us with loads... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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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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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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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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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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