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Cobh Heritage Centre

Address: Lower Road, Cobh, Ireland
Phone Number: 353 (21) 4 813591
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Ranked #3 of 17 Attractions in Cobh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: History Museums, Specialty Museums, Museums
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Type: History Museums, Specialty Museums, Museums

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Winnipeg, Canada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
13 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

This centre provides you with a nice overview of the local history. Recommend you plan at least two hours to visit to truly enjoy this. There is a nice little cafe here as well.

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

This Museum and History Center is a must see on your visit. A very well put together History of "Queens Town" Cobh during the times of the famine and the migrations of Irish History, History of the Titanic experience The tragedy of the Lusitania and the Anne Moore Statue of the first Irish Immigrants to the US. Be prepared to... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Really good museum that entertained and informed us all. Friendly welcoming staff and big cafe with good choice of menu. It is spacious with plenty room for a buggy/ pram.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

The Cobh Heritage Centre was very good, it had history of the Titanic and other large cruise ships, the famine in Ireland and immigration from Ireland to Australia and other countries. Very informative, and found some parts quite emotional as well.

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Limerick, Ireland
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42 reviews 42 reviews
13 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

we went to Cobh on a very wet and windy day but that didn't stop the heritage centre greeting us with open arms. We spent ages going through all teh information regarding the great ships of the time including the Titantic. I have to say that it is a must do as the set up is great and we found... More 

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Youngstown, Ohio
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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Nice place to shop. It was allot of fun walking around visiting the entire place. You could sit and have a cup of tea is you like.

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Dublin, Ireland
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77 reviews 77 reviews
14 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Thoroughly enjoyed this trip to the Cobh heritage centre. The exhibits are excellent and the history of Cobh extraordinary. I had no idea how important Cobh was from circa 1850 to 1950. the list of liners that regularly visited enroute to USA and other exotic destinations is breathtaking. The Titanic started its final journey from Cobh. The Lusitania was torpedoed... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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69 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This is a nice little museum which documents the Irish history at sea including Titanic and the famine ships. The displays are very well done and poignant. I only gave this 4 stars only because there are so many amazing things in Ireland that might be a tad better.

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Sanibel Island, Florida
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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We visited here in early October, and as a second generation American (Flaherty & Kelly), I found the experience very moving as did my husband. While there were several narratives to read, it was worth it to take the time. In addition there was also an in depth presentation about the Titanic from construction to its sinking. Took a brief... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Great history lesson for all ages. Also, delicious scones and tea and fantastic shopping at Christy's IF not too busy with cruise ship traffic. Annie Moore statue on dock is iconic.

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