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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
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Specialty Museums
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Belfast, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014 via mobile

The lady who runs this place throws her heart and soul into running this place. Enjoyed all the background she gave us on the history of Mizen Head. Spectacular views. Only downside was seen only one seal! But there are dolphins and whales and hope your lucky to see them. If you visit enjoy it's well worth the €6 and... More

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Spartanburg, South Carolina
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

Off the beaten path, but glad we took the time. We took the R591 from Goleen toward Crookhaven, adding some time and distance to the trip, but the views were well worth it. The Mizen Head scenery is stark. The static displays offer some good information about the operation of a lighthouse. The Visitor's Center is nice and a snack... More

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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

Absolutely breathtaking. Well worth a visit & we will definitely be back & recommending it to our friends & family.

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Laois, Ireland
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64 reviews 64 reviews
16 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

Agree with previous reviewer that this is actually better than the Cliffs of Moher. Love the suspension bridge and the visitor centre is simple yet interesting. The views are spectacular.

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Cork, Ireland
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

We traveled there on a lovely sunny day, so had it rained maybe we wouldn't have felt the same but the view was absolutely stunning. Less famous than the cliffs of Moher but most of us felt that a visit to Mizen Head was actually better than a visit to the cliffs of Moher. We spent 2 and a half... More

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Bangor, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

A truly awesome sight and a bargin at 6 euros a ticket. We took a trip there just before sunset and it was interesting to look round the old keepers' house, engine room and walk over the suspension bridge. etc. The best part was the magnificent views up the south and west coast. You might want to bring some binoculars... More

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Brisbane, Australia
16 reviews 16 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

Mizen Head feels like the last point before US. Its a wild and beautiful place. We went there on a calm day and really enjoyed the centre and the landscape. I was amazed to see how many ships were sunk near here in the first world war. The staff were very helpful and accommodation. To me the main attraction was... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

Don't leave this part of Ireland without a visit here. Beautiful landscape and a great way to pass away a few hours. Excellent value at €6 per adult and a nice coffee shop to refuel before you leave. I have to mention the staff. We visited the centre and came in contact with 3 ladies and a gentleman over the... More

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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

This was our second visit to Mizen Head, and well worth the return. We had amazing weather and the views were spectacular. We totally agree with the previous reviews. A do not miss site.

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Waverly, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

good exercise, lots of walking, some up and down but do-able for most. I took it slowly and it! was well worth it....the sea, the breeze, the views, the history...everything was LOVELY.

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