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Museums in Province of Munster

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Ranked #1 of 66 Museums in Province of Munster
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Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
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Ranked #2 of 66 Museums in Province of Munster
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Ranked #3 of 66 Museums in Province of Munster
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums

The Foynes Flying Boat Museum chronicles that brief but romantic era when the famous Pan Am Clippers used Foynes as their gateway to Europe and back to the US.  The museum is... more »

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Ranked #4 of 66 Museums in Province of Munster
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
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Ranked #5 of 66 Museums in Province of Munster
Category: History Museums; Museums

Kerry County Museum, formerly known as 'Kerry the Kingdom' in Tralee recounts 8,000 years of Irish and Kerry history. Its four exhibition galleries tell the story of Kerry from... more »

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Ranked #6 of 66 Museums in Province of Munster
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Historic Sites; Museums
Owner description: We are a family run interpretive centre, just off the main road(R600)between Clonakilty and Timoleague/Kinsale).We are also... more » Owner description: We are a family run interpretive centre, just off the main road(R600)between Clonakilty and Timoleague/Kinsale).We are also located on the Wild Atlantic Way. We are open from Mid June to Mid September. At the centre we give presentations interpreting the life and times of Michael Collins. We begin with an audio visual presentation showing all the places connected with Michael Collins in West Cork, we also have a second audio visual consisting of archive footage. The most unique part of the presentation is our live lecture which is conducted by an expert historian who gives an account of the 'Big Fella's' life from 1906 until his death. We also have a full scale replica of the Ambush site in Beal na mBlath. We also do private Michael Collins tours. « less
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Ranked #7 of 66 Museums in Province of Munster
Category: Museums
Owner description: A museum dedicated to preserving and promoting the history of County Waterford. Completely renovated in 2009, admission is... more » Owner description: A museum dedicated to preserving and promoting the history of County Waterford. Completely renovated in 2009, admission is free of charge. The museum is open Monday to Friday during the Winter and early Spring. It also opens on Saturday afternoons during the Summer and Autumn months. The museum is a non profit, registered charity, community run organisation that has won several national and international awards for it's work preserving the localities history. « less
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Ranked #8 of 66 Museums in Province of Munster
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Ranked #9 of 66 Museums in Province of Munster
Category: History Museums; Specialty Museums; Museums
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Ranked #10 of 66 Museums in Province of Munster
Category: History Museums; Museums
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Hunt Museum (Limerick)
Ranked #11 of 66 Museums in Province of Munster
Category: History Museums; Museums

Exhibiting one of Ireland's greatest private collections of art and antiquities, dating from the Neolithic to the 20th Century and including works by Renoir, Picasso and Yeats... more »

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Ranked #12 of 66 Museums in Province of Munster
Category: History Museums; Museums

This is a fasinating little museum in the village of Ballyferriter. Exhibits include one of the largest soup pots used in Ireland during the Great Hunger. The exhibition covers... more »

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Ranked #13 of 66 Museums in Province of Munster
Category: History Museums; Museums
Owner description: Snuggled in a wooded setting among the rich quiet farmlands of the Golden Vale by the River Maigue, Adare is a model village... more » Owner description: Snuggled in a wooded setting among the rich quiet farmlands of the Golden Vale by the River Maigue, Adare is a model village dating from the time of the Norman conquest. It has been home to the Earls of Dunraven (Quin Family) for over three centuries and is located on the Limerick to Tralee road, the N21, a great pit stop for those on the way to the Ring of Kerry. The Adare Heritage Centre allows you to step back in time through an informative historical exhibition, in the middle of this charming town with its many thatched houses. This reconstruction of Adare’s unique past, from the arrival of the Normans to the foundation of ancient abbeys in the Middle Ages, is also retold in five different languages. « less
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Ranked #14 of 66 Museums in Province of Munster
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
Owner description: Titanic Experience Cobh is a permanent visitor centre, located in the original White Star Line Ticket Office in the centre of... more » Owner description: Titanic Experience Cobh is a permanent visitor centre, located in the original White Star Line Ticket Office in the centre of Cobh town (formally known as Queenstown) in what was the departure point for the final 123 passengers who boarded the Titanic. Our visitor experience is presented in two parts. The first is an exciting immersive audio visual tour retracing the steps of the 123 passengers who boarded Titanic from Queenstown on April 11th 1912. Experience their anticipation of the long journey ahead and their new life waiting in America. With Fourth Officer Boxall as your virtual guide and using innovative audio visual technology and replica set designs, ‘passengers’ will experience what life would have been like on board for those 123 Queenstown Passengers. Passengers will share the excitement of boarding the most Luxurious liner of her time and feel the horror of the tragedy on that fateful night on the 15th April 1912. « less
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Ranked #15 of 66 Museums in Province of Munster
Category: History Museums; Museums
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Ranked #16 of 66 Museums in Province of Munster
Category: Museums
Owner description: The museum tells the story of 19th century copper-mining in Allihies and the enormous effects of this industry on the people... more » Owner description: The museum tells the story of 19th century copper-mining in Allihies and the enormous effects of this industry on the people and landscape. A cafe and gift shop beside the museum open in the summer months. The surrounding landscape is stunning, with beach, river, mountains and several great pubs with good food and live traditional music! « less
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Ranked #17 of 66 Museums in Province of Munster
Category: Museums
Owner description: Born in Carron in 1847, Michael Cusack founded the largest amateur sporting organisation in the world, the Gaelic Athletic... more » Owner description: Born in Carron in 1847, Michael Cusack founded the largest amateur sporting organisation in the world, the Gaelic Athletic Association. The Centre in Carron is dedicated to the memory of the man who is widely regarded as the saviour of Irish sports. The lovingly restored traditional thatched cottage reflects the character of 19th century Ireland. The dwelling appears today in its original state and is typical of famine cottages of the era. Even the courtyard and surrounding fields remain largely untouched. The contemporary display in our award winning visitor centre offers a unique perspective on Irish history, heritage and culture. Some interesting free attractions also in the area include the 6km Cusack Way walk (opened Oct 2013)from the Michael Cusack Centre to Cahercommaun Cliff Fort and Poulnabrone Dolmen. The centre caters for school tours, individuals and groups. Open April to 30th September, 7 days a week from 10 - 5pm, « less
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Ranked #18 of 66 Museums in Province of Munster
Category: Museums
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Limerick Museum (Limerick)
Ranked #19 of 66 Museums in Province of Munster
Category: History Museums; Museums
Owner description: The first Limerick Museum opened its doors in 1916, since then the museum has changed locate on a number of occasions. It is... more » Owner description: The first Limerick Museum opened its doors in 1916, since then the museum has changed locate on a number of occasions. It is now housed temporarily in City Hall, next to the Courthouse and St. Mary's Cathedral. The museum has thousands of objects relating to the history of Limerick on display, from Stone Age tools to some of the first car registration plates issued in Limerick. There are royal swords and clay pipes, something to interest all visitors. The museum is fully accessible to all and is free. « less
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Cobh Museum (Cobh)
Ranked #20 of 66 Museums in Province of Munster
Category: History Museums; Museums
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The Skellig Experience (Valentia Island)
Ranked #21 of 66 Museums in Province of Munster
Category: History Museums; Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Museums
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Ranked #22 of 66 Museums in Province of Munster
Category: Art Galleries; Geologic Formations; Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas; Museums
Owner description: The Greenlane showcases some of the most vibrant and distinstive creative talent from Ireland and abroad with work ranging... more » Owner description: The Greenlane showcases some of the most vibrant and distinstive creative talent from Ireland and abroad with work ranging from Fine Art to Applied Art and Jewellery. « less
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Ranked #23 of 66 Museums in Province of Munster
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
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Ranked #24 of 66 Museums in Province of Munster
Category: Historic Sites; History Museums; Shops; Museums
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Ranked #25 of 66 Museums in Province of Munster
Category: History Museums; Museums
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Ranked #26 of 66 Museums in Province of Munster
Category: Art Museums; Museums
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Valentia Heritage Centre (Valentia Island)
Ranked #27 of 66 Museums in Province of Munster
Category: History Museums; Museums

Valentia Heritage Centre is located just outside Knightstown Village on Valentia Island.   It is housed in the former Knightstown National School, which closed in 1976 and... more »

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Ranked #28 of 66 Museums in Province of Munster
Category: Castles; Museums

Found on Cork Street in Kinsale, Desmond Castle was built in the 1500's as a customs house by the Earl of Desmond.  It has an interesting history that includes occupation by the... more »

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Ranked #29 of 66 Museums in Province of Munster
Category: Art Museums; Museums
This renowned art gallery displays works by both prominent Irish artists and local painters.
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Ranked #30 of 66 Museums in Province of Munster
Category: Ancient Ruins; Historic Sites; History Museums; Museums
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