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Address: Glenbeigh, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 66 976 9184 to 00353
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Ring of Kerry Private Tour from Killarney
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OK for 4 euros !!

its a bit ramshackled, does have some interesting stuff, some sad very old Irish wolfhounds chilling out and some chickens and pony's. its def popular with all the coaches... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We didn't mean to stop in but the site drew our attention as we drove by, and we are really glad we did! For a very decent price of €6 you can see houses built in the traditional architecture and size for all the social classes found in an Irish village of old. The houses are furnished with typical furnishings... More 

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Thank Anni U
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

its a bit ramshackled, does have some interesting stuff, some sad very old Irish wolfhounds chilling out and some chickens and pony's. its def popular with all the coaches that come along there as it is part of the pub the Red Fox. There is not a lot to say really, fills 40 mins of your time i guess

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An interesting glimpse into the day to day life of living and working in the kerry bog village. The guide book is very informative.

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Kilkenny
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Complete waste of money. Only took us 10 minutes to see every thing. No tour guide, only a booklet. A typical tourist trap. If you want lo see the real traditional way of old Irish life, go to the Muckross house farm, it was 100 times better and far better value.

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Thank SaoirseKilkenny
New Jersey
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This stop is mainly for children. Some local animals are on display along with a recreation of what a bog village would look like.

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Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A visit to the Kerry Bog Village Museum gives an insight into the rural Irish way of life in the 18 and 19 centuries. Particularly interesting (and sometimes saddening) was the documentation e.g. 'Notice to Quit' and some providing even the individual names and the story behind it e.g. 'Bridget O'Shea's Cottage'. One can see basic farming and peat cutting... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was on a stop off on the bus tour. It was over priced and very small. I would not do it again as it was a little pointless.

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dublin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Whenever we have visitors or people say they are visiting Kerry we always suggest this location. It gives an overview of how life was long ago and it's educational for children. It is probably a little expensive,but it does include an Irish coffee in the Red Fox pub afterwards,which also had a gift shop and books written by the owners... More 

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Kilkenny, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

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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