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Cavan County Museum

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Address: Virginia Road | Ballyjamesduff, Cavan, Ireland
Phone Number: 353 49 8544070
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Seniors day out

we the RAMS of 35 older men, took a day out to Cavan County Museum, and we were all greatly surprised with the artifacts, history, and ALL Cavan has to offer. great history on the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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Dublin, Ireland
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Dublin, Ireland
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67 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

we the RAMS of 35 older men, took a day out to Cavan County Museum, and we were all greatly surprised with the artifacts, history, and ALL Cavan has to offer. great history on the Farnham house, a local gentry house. and some very old photos. it is an old Nuns convent, and lovely restored and preserved for future generations.... More 

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Moycullen, Ireland
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Pleasantly surprised by the vast knowledge contained in museum and outlay of museum. Entry was only 3e. It covered all aspects of Irish Life and Famine times. The World Wars 1 & 2 were touched on. Overall this was a great experience and one I would repeat. A fountain of knowledge friendly staff. If in the area be sure to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

The receptionist was very helpful and suggested visiting the WW1 Trench first. It was brilliant and our two kids loved it. The museum itself is very well laid out and there is so much information to take in. The artefacts are amazing and the interactive digital displays were appreciated by the children. We will definitely be back.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

We where spending a weekend in County Cavan and were looking for something to do rather than the usual shopping and came across a leaflet for this museum, and we couldn't have guessed how good it was going to be. The array of artefacts and the visual displays in the main house where worthy of much larger museums and showed... More 

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County Dublin, Ireland
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

This is a truly magnificent visitor attraction with a very reasonable entrance fee - if memory serves me correct we paid €8 for a family (4 adults & a baby) and it was worth every penny and more. There is so much to see and do here with various floors dedicated to the stone age, bronze age, iron age, medieval... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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47 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

A well laid out and interesting museum with lots of thought provoking displays. Easily accessible with free parking this museum is well worth a visit. You need at least an hour to do justice to the displays (a but more would be good!) and there is a lift for those who need assistance with stairs. Well recommended.

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Santee, California, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Our stay at the castle was awesome and the hospitality of the staff we beyond outstanding. The castle itself is beyond words as the warm feeling from the moment you step through the red front doors to the surrounding grounds and view and then to the most delicious and tasteful home cooking. You were made to feel like the royalty... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Spent a lovely morning in Cavan County Museum. Entrance fee was very reasonable - €8 for a family - staff very pleasant and the three storey museum beautifully laid out and held the interest of us all from age 6-39 :-) The WW1 trench was very well done High recommend

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Dublin, Ireland
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9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

The staff are very good. We arrived late half a hour before closing, given that there are 3 floors to the museum they recommended we come back the next day rather the take the entry free and not have enough time to view it. We came back the next day. The museum if full of local history and gives a... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

The WW1 trenches are well done - they give some sense of the hell the men must have experienced - some of the photos show the terror and shock on their faces - we visited on a sunny day and enjoyed a picnic in the lovely gardens beside them afterwards - I thought the whole place was like a hidden... More 

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