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Cobh Museum

High Road, Cobh, Ireland
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Ranked #12 of 16 attractions in Cobh
Type: History Museums
Traveler Description: Cobh Museum is located in the former Scots Presbyterian Church on the High Road (the main road into Cobh) above the Heritage Centre. The Church was... more »
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Dublin
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36 reviews 36 reviews
5 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Wow, I thought this was still a Church!!! was wondering what the horse was doing out front!!! This is a really small old Presbyterian Church which was donated to the town by the last Rector (sorry if that's not official title). The horse outside (not real!) was representative of the exhibition of the role of the horse in World War... More

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Bronx, New York
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139 attraction reviews
176 helpful votes 176 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Each of the small towns have a church and a small local museum that gives an overview of their community. The Cobh Museum staff are very friendly and helpful. There is small gift shop and most importantly clean bathrooms. There were drawings, paintings and local artifacts.

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Gilford, New Hampshire, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

Fascinating piece of Irish history. This was the last stop of the Titanic to board passengers before the fateful voyage. Cobh is a lovely quaint town.

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Hershey, PA, USA
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82 reviews 82 reviews
31 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

Tiny museum, heavy on Titanic artifacts. Only real attraction is opportunity to search passenger manifests of ships carrying Irish diaspora; most of this easily available on line. OK investment of 20 minutes if you're waiting for the train, but there is a fee.

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sydney,australia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

Potted history of a slice in time. Pilot's log of Titanic adds to the richness of the exhibit. Worth a walk up the hill!

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Cork, Ireland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

I went with some friends to the Cobh Museum by train. When we arrived to the town we could see the huge Cobh Church and its touristic Port. We were given a ticket as we traveled in the Titanic. Some of us travelled in first class and the others were in third class. Finally, we all survive. Very good explaination... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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114 reviews 114 reviews
57 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

The Cobh Museum is housed in an old church overlooking Cobh harbor. It only costs 3 euros and has historical exhibits of life in Cobh. There has a nice replica of the Titanic, old photographs, ship logs and newspapers, old toys and clothing. The museum is located on the hill above the train station and cruise ship terminal. Walk up... More

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cork
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61 reviews 61 reviews
45 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

One visit here is enough, the staff were not that friendly and lacked local knowledge, the artefacts are minimal and the building is very tired, it is an old presbyterian church, that needs some love.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

This is a small museum in an old Presbyterian Church. The exhibition is well laid out and very informative. The €3 entrance fee is definitely not excessive and I would say is very good value.

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Sydney, Australia
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49 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012

This was the only museum in Cobh before the new one opened on the old railway station but as it is volunteer run things are not up to date.

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