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Kerry Bog Village Museum

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Address: Glenbeigh, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 66 976 9184 to 00353
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As a Driver/Guide bringing Tours around the country the Kerry Bog Village is excellent and gives an insight into life in Ireland in the past. It is self explanitary and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
JohnLockes
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Kilkenny, Ireland
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Kilkenny, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

As a Driver/Guide bringing Tours around the country the Kerry Bog Village is excellent and gives an insight into life in Ireland in the past. It is self explanitary and excellently laid out. I certainly would not agree with any negative reviews here and all I will say it's a must stop on your your around the Ring of Kerry

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Scunthorpe
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

So much to see here. Irish wolfhounds, Kerry bog Ponies, the old gypsy caravan and so much more. A number of cottages showing how the people lived and the furniture and tools that they used. Good explanations as to why each one was different. There's a craft shop and a pub next door to try a world famous Irish Coffee

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited this attraction as an "optional" part of a tour. It's not at all worth the 5 Eur entrance fee due to its small size, lack of information signs and crowd.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This has been mentioned as one of the attractions in the region. We went there but were disapointed. It does not worth the trip. The village comprises six houses that were put together by an adjacent inn (who probably own the houses). Some old tools and furniture but nothing that justifies tha trip.

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Thank Joao R
Hythe, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A Bog Village? I never thought I would be interested in an attraction like this, but it was actually very good. It's an 18th/19th century village that has been preserved to allow us to walk back in time and catch a glimpse of what life was like in this part of Ireland at that time. Life must have been so... More 

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Newtown, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited when lots of coaches in...really a very touristy attraction to form your idea of Southern Ireland...the nice part was the peat burning in the hearths,

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed this stop on our tour. It gives you an authentic feel for what life in a small village was like. Pete fires were burning it the cottages. They give off a pleasant earthy scent. You see the tools used to cut and harvest the pete. The cottages are set up as if a family might return for dinner.... More 

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Sparta, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

We stopped here on our tour. It is worth the small price to take a look around. A lot of history. Does not take too long. They also have some very good Irish coffee that they sell.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

A good place to stop for coffee and the bog village is an added bonus, although it is very touristy with the mandatory gift shop. However, well worth a visit. Allow at least an hour.

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Rushden, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Walking around and seeing how people lived got us wondering too. Had not realised how warm peat fires got the cottages, also it was not an unpleasant smell as we thought it would be. Nice little shop too. Given a very warm welcome from the owner of the RedFox Inn next door.

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