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Mizen Head Visitor Centre

Mizen Head, Goleen, Ireland
00 353 28 35115
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Ranked #1 of 1 Attractions in Goleen
Type: Specialty Museums
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 NEW

Blow those cobwebs away. On a blustery day a fantastic spot to see the waves crash. Lovely gift shop. My son loves going across the bridge to the lighthouse on a fine day! Lovely walks on well made pathways and stunning views out to sea.

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Liversedge, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 NEW

Worth a trip. Learn about how important Mizen head lighthouse was and the building of the Fastnet lighthouse. Was astonishing to read about the many famous and not so famous ships wrecked off this coast both in peace and war times. The walk along the bridge is great and we saw a couple of seals and (we think!) a whale... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

This is definitely a must see location. The most southern part of the island. The winds are so strong so be careful. I loved crossing the bridge and touring the centre. Definitely a family trip worth doing.

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Cork, Ireland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Without a doubt one of the best attractions in the South of Ireland. If it's a great day weather-wise, you'll be blown away. If it's wet, there's a bleak charm in itself about that and the museum is fascinating.

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Galway
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 via mobile

With seriously talented illustrators, cutting edge design companies, filmakers and artists abundant in this country, i cannot believe the quality of and approach to this audio-visual display. It wouldnt cost the earth to update this...its embarrassing. Such interesting material totally underutilised.

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Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Ireland’s most south-westerly point is a must to see when travelling the area. Lovely to walk along the cliff paths and great history provided about the Signal station, Fastnet Rock and Marconi. Lovely staff and nice café after the walk!

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Kenmare, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Undoubtedly the best place to visit in Southwestern Ireland. Dont miss this. View is spectacular. View from Mizen bridge is stunning and breath taking. All the way from Bantry to Mizen is scenic and lovely beaches near to Mizen head. Highly recommended place to visit.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Our B&B owner suggested a visit to the Mizen Head Visitor Centre. Even though it was some way out of our way, we decided to go and we were not disappointed. The drive was very scenic, even with the rain. Take time to stop at the Altar along the way. Very interesting! The visitor centre has loads of interesting information... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Don't miss a chance to explore this spot, from the cliffs and ocean on the lower path to the highest point at the summit. Just hope that the wind is blowing and the waves are crashing so you can have the total Wild Atlantic experience.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

On the extreme southwestern coast of Ireland , this beautiful and rugged area has spectacular views and provides many fine photo opportunities as well as a challenging walk to the Mizen across an arch footbridge high above the pounding surf. A fairly long distance (40Km approx) from Bantry, it is well worth the effort as the scenery along the route... More

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