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Address: Virginia Road | Ballyjamesduff, Cavan, Ireland
Phone Number: 353 49 8544070
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History of Cavan

Love going to museums and this was no different from the larger city ones - loads of information on Cavan and the surrounding townlands - lots to rooms to go and read - really... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
PaulaO103
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Cavan, Ireland
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Cavan, Ireland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Love going to museums and this was no different from the larger city ones - loads of information on Cavan and the surrounding townlands - lots to rooms to go and read - really quirky having it in the old house(can't remember didn't it use to be a convent??) If you want to brush up on Cavan History this is... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We traveled down to Cavan ww1 museum with our history group(S.A.S.H) Shankill Area Social History. We found the museum very interesting as down south the war was never really talked about. It is only lately that you could have remembered the brave soldiers from Southern Ireland who fought and died for the freedom we have today.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Absolute fantastic museum an WW1 trench system really is a must visit ! It really has everything and at a very reasonable price and great coffee shop too ! Wonderful education tool for kids also !

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Cavan, Ireland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014 via mobile

We had a great time at the museum. We started with the trenches and could not get over the amount of work that went into buildng them. It was such a learning experience. The museum is excellent with something for everyone. It was very inexpensive a great day out.

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N.Ireland
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19 reviews 19 reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Being in the area we decided to visit the cavan county museum. The building houses some great artefacts over a number of floors and they are extremely wide ranging. Admission is very reasonable 3 euro per adult. However, the World War 1 trench experience and exhibition is amazing and worth the visit alone. If you are in the area make... More 

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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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37 attraction reviews
260 helpful votes 260 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We spent a pleasant couple of hours visiting. There are 3 floors of exhibits with lots of easy to read information and interactive exhibits covering the history of banners, The Famine, Emigration and general history. The recreated first world war trenches were also worth walking through. Our only criticism was we were unable to get a coffee in the cafe... More 

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Coleraine, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Loved this museum as it was very interactive and also the trench experience was totally unique, would recommend calling in!

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Cavan, Ireland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Though small it is worth a visit. The re-enactment of a world war one trench is of a very high standard and credit to the museum staff and designers. A hive of local history worth seeing and staff are friendly and helpful.

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San Francisco
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32 reviews 32 reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Fairly small museum in the middle of Cavan county. We particularly enjoyed the displays on emigration - they were very educational.

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Dublin, Ireland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

The museum was very interesting, with a great variety of Irish historical info. There were plenty of artefacts to keep you amused, especially related to GAA. By FAR, my favourite part of the museum was outside. The trench attraction. It was a series of trenches dug out with snippets of info about trench warfare and the lives of the soldiers... More 

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