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Address: Ring of Kerry Road, Glenbeigh, Ireland
Phone Number: 066-976-9184
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A Slice of Irish Country Life

This little attraction is a regular coach stop where passengers can take a rest, enjoy an Irish coffee or a pint, and take a stroll in this Kerry Bog Village Museum. The museum... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 1, 2015
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Warren, Massachusetts
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Franklin Lakes, New Jersey, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There were very few visitors on a rainy January day, and it was a grand pleasure to learn so much about the way the Irish peasantry lived during the period of the Great Famine. Wolf hounds were being clipped for the season and were wonderfully friendly; the bog ponies were curious; the exhibits all authentic and fascinating. Top flight for... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a great experience and amazing to learn that people still use bog today. Great way to get to know the history of the area. The Irish Coffee was warm and delicious. This was my first one but will not be my last.

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

This was a brief bus stop while visiting the ring of Kerry. The 18th century big village was interesting for a fee. The small houses was thatched roofs gave a taste of another way of life. It was interesting to read of the potatoe famines. The restaurant and gift shops filled with tourists but run by efficient staff.

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Warren, Massachusetts
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550 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

This little attraction is a regular coach stop where passengers can take a rest, enjoy an Irish coffee or a pint, and take a stroll in this Kerry Bog Village Museum. The museum is small, a sort of living museum with six or seven historic houses, barns, a smithy, and a little gift shop. This place takes all of about... More 

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Jinju
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

We two came expecting more. The museum exhibits are mostly well-maintained, but for the price you pay, they could at least provide a guide, not just a brochure. I felt very sorry for the two bedraggled and sad-looking Irish wolfhounds, clearly completely out of their element in a zoo-style compound. We arrived after midday, so were lucky to miss the... More 

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Woodstock, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

Interesting and educational at the same time. A couple of historical houses and recreations. They explain a lot of the things you see throughout the countryside. Well done!

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Thank Meredith K
Long Beach, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

It was both very interesting and educational. The Ireish hard a very hard and short life. If you want to see how they lived their homes you you need to stop here for about 1 1/2 hrs.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

The village is several recreated Irish houses from the 18th-19th century showing what it was like to live during those times complete with furnishings, etc. A little touristy but interesting and informative. There were even two Irish Wolfhounds on the premises and a little shop.

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Brunswick Heads, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

I stopped at Kerry Bog Village as part of a coach tour and enjoyed a walk through the village. It was interesting to see the peat bog cut up and standing beside the houses. The Owner got on the coach and explained we could get a discount on an Irish coffee at the gift shop. As I walked in I... More 

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Thank Les12h
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015 via mobile

If you are driving past maybe stop and have a look Not sure if it's worth the 5 euros and it wasn't well kept They knew we (a tour group) were coming, but didn't get the ponies or dogs in So basically we saw a few closed buildings and some farm equipment

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