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Kinsale Regional Museum

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Address: Market Square, Kinsale, Ireland
Phone Number: 021-477-2044

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Nice Museum go slowly you will see more

This place is worth the visit. Make sure you note the times it is open. There are at least three pianos, Clemente I believe. The pianos were not open so I could not tell... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Daniel S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is worth the visit. Make sure you note the times it is open. There are at least three pianos, Clemente I believe. The pianos were not open so I could not tell exactly what they were. The ship wreck information was interesting but I liked the other many materials. Some you may not expect. A painting of a... More 

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This free museum is staffed by volunteers who really know their stuff. The building itself is interesting and the exhibits even more so. The added benefit of the Lusitania is the icing on the cake.

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Thank Colin F
Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Free in. Donation only. Info on the Lusitania, old courthouse. Old equipment for cobblers. Worth a look as you pass by.

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Thank l m
York Beach, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

This is a well presented museum of the history of Kinsale (King Sail)...one of four walled cities in the general area. There is an excellent display pertaining to the Sinking of the Lusitania which occurred near Kinsale. Definitely a must for those interested in early Irish History and the Sinking of the Lusitania. The ship wreckage owned by Gregg Bemis... More 

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Chesapeake City, Maryland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

If you are interested in the Lusatania tragedy it's worth only 15 minutes of your time to see the small exhibit re: this event. Could pass on the rest of this museum.

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Woodland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

After our Don and Barry (Barry being our guide) we went into the Museum and after a visit with the hostess to help explain the Museum, we toured the two floors. Great history on the Lusitania and many artifacts. Visited the room of the town giant also. Kinsale is such a lovely town.

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Thank MichelleJT
La Grange, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

We loved this museum run by volunteers who love their work! A lot of old tools and interesting artifacts.

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Thank jerioberg
Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016

We were fortunate enough to be in Kinsale during the tour of the Lusitania exhibit. It was touching to see the artifacts which survived the tragedy. The townsfolk of Kinsale were instrumental in the response and recovery immediately following it's demise.

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Thank traceyabraham
Sacramento, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Our visit to Kinsale stemmed primarily from an interest in the Lusitania history. We rolled into town and found a cute village and walked around a bit, but the best part of our visit was the Regional Museum. From the sign outside to the displayed artifacts, we enjoyed our tour. Upstairs is dedicated to the sinking of the Lusitania, a... More 

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Thank Kitty L
Kilkenny, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

very interesting history and building the lady that show us around was very good with the information well worth a visit

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