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small but interedsting

This little museum provides some interesting insight to Kinsale history and it's connection to the... read more

Reviewed September 12, 2018
Lynn O
Hemet, California
Worth visiting

This place is well worth a visit. It is free but you can make a donation, which you should do. It... read more

Reviewed July 26, 2018
Belfast, United Kingdom
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All reviews run by volunteers interesting artifacts ship wreck eclectic collection money goes lusitania exhibition historical interest worthwhile visit historical building local history few hours donation lace information rms town contribution
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Reviewed September 22, 2018

It was mentioned by our walking tour guide as a great place to see the RMS Lusitania exhibit. Meh.The exhibit was about 10' x 10'. They did have a deck chair and a mail sack from the ship.

Thank AV8R210
Reviewed September 12, 2018

This little museum provides some interesting insight to Kinsale history and it's connection to the sinking of the Lusitania. Glad we stopped in on this visit.

Thank Lynn O
Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

This place is well worth a visit. It is free but you can make a donation, which you should do. It is an interesting building to look at from the front. Inside is the story of the Lusitania supported with many photographs and some artefacts,...More

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Reviewed July 24, 2018

This is a very short museum on Kinsale. We actually only learned about it due to taking Don and Barry's walking tour as the tour ends right outside the museum. One of the most interesting thing about the museum is the building itself. We learned...More

Thank Julie H
Reviewed May 30, 2018

Run completely by volunteers so the times are limited but worth the effort. There are some interesting artifacts and informational placards.

1  Thank allroadsleadtorome3
Reviewed May 18, 2018 via mobile

This is a nice stop to get a quick historic overview of the town (and it’s free!) Exhibits are simple but they have some wonderful artifacts and the volunteer local guides love their work and provide much added information. Worth at least an hour.

Thank robertmX5294OR
Reviewed October 28, 2017

We were unaware and arrived within only 5 minutes of closing time. However, the woman at the gate welcomed us warmly and told us to "take a wee look upstairs." So we did. Munitions and spears from the 1601 siege on the town, lots of...More

Thank 1AnnieEliza
Reviewed September 10, 2017

As we were passing. We noticed the museum and on a whim wandered in. It was very interesting with exhibits on the ship wreck of the Lusitania including wreckage retrieved from the sea, old Kinsale scenes of how they lived 100 years ago including artifacts,...More

Thank AudRoy0
Reviewed September 5, 2017

It is worth visiting this museum for its historical interest and local history. It contains a section devoted to the sinking of RMS Lucitania off Old Kinsale Head in May 1915.

Thank Michael P
Reviewed July 13, 2017

I had an hour or two to kill and decided to pop into the museum - it's free but it's suggest you make a contribution as the place is run by volunteers and the money goes to the upkeep of the historical building. Lots of...More

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