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Cobh Heritage Centre

Cobh, Ireland
353 (21) 4 813591
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Ranked #5 of 16 Attractions in Cobh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty Museums, History Museums
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

A small heritage centre with a lot of maritime history to tell. Well worth a visit. Easy to follow the stories and very atmospheric.

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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

What a well laid out and compelling area that is the Cobh Heritage Centre. The displays are interesting and well put together. After visiting and enjoying Titanic Belfast, I felt that the Titanic tribute at the Cobh centre focused more on the people who both worked on and lost their lives on the Titanic as opposed to lots of technical... More

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Eymet, France
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21 reviews 21 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

An old railway station brilliantly converted into a fascinating insight into the history of Cobh,the famine and the Titanic being the main features.Wonderful photography from Father Frank Brown.Good value with restaurantr and toilet facilities and smple parking.

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125 reviews 125 reviews
53 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

We visited Cobh Heritage Centre as part of a family reunion tour to the area. The centre has some excellent displays and everything is very well set out and explained. Part of my country's heritage began with people who sailed from Cobh and it was fascinating to learn about them, the times they lived in and the trials they experienced.... More

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Hillsboro, Oregon
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

This is another site that tourist line up for entry after the tour bus unloads. It is not a welcome site when you driven several hrs to get in. I have done the full tour here n 2006 our family did not want to pay into this attraction. We enjoyed a lunch at a local cafe and walked around the... More

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Johnstown, Pennslyvania
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62 reviews 62 reviews
22 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Excellent presentation of the embarking of the Irish during the famine The exhibits truly show the hardships they indured to find new homes. Also good exhibition of Titanic info. The gift shop has a large selection of gifts that are reasonable in cost. The local craftsman have tables of beautiful handmade items and are very friendly.

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Kentwood, Michigan
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51 reviews 51 reviews
31 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

The last port of call for the Titanic, and ships taking Irish emigrants to America, Australia and other parts of the world, but very interesting, EVEN if you're not Irish. Inside is one of the best Titanic exhibits I've ever seen. The centre is in the old White Star Lines office and terminal, which is just a low brick building... More

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Dundalk, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

like it here because it had more than just the titanic so worth a visit and found the shop reasonable for books etc

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102 reviews 102 reviews
9 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We had arrived just as a cruise ship had docked aside the heritage centre which I itself was a magnificent sight, it just illustrates how much value should be given to represent Ireland and Cobh and all the history it has. Cobh itself needs a good deal of financial input to help improve the area which obviously has taken quite... More

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41 reviews 41 reviews
22 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 via mobile

Cobh (pronounced Cove) Heritage Centre is right on the dock, a 1 min walk from where the cruise ships dock. The museum provides interesting info on the history of Cobh and stories from the Titanic which anchored off Cobh to take on the last passengers by tender. One passenger missed the tender and the Titanic sailed, and sank, without him.

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