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Irish Shrine

920 Lemmon Street, Baltimore, MD 21223
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Ranked #70 of 157 Attractions in Baltimore
Traveler Description: The Irish Shrine and Railroad Workers Museum at Lemmon Street is a historic site that celebrates the history of the immense Irish presence in... more »
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Mobile, AL
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226 reviews 226 reviews
37 attraction reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

This is a small, intimate museum consisting of two row houses side by side. The director/curator/docent is a nice guy who goes out of his way to be helpful. Not fancy but interesting just the same. It seems that is of more interest to locals than out of Towner's, but if you are of Irish decent or interested in Irish... More

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Durham, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

This was one of the best things we did in Baltimore. It makes real the immense contributions and suffering the Irish experienced working on the railroads and living in harsh times. Much of the homes contain original construction material unlike many restored historical sites. Walk up the same stairs the Irish rail workers walked. Stand in their tiny rooms and... More

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