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Address: Bantry, Ireland
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+353 27 50229

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rainy day

A very small museum, with very random items inside, Popped in as it was raining, free to enter but give a donation at the end, Staff very enthusiastic and helpful, some artefacts... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed August 3, 2016
Sarah W
Southampton, United Kingdom
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016

A very small museum, with very random items inside, Popped in as it was raining, free to enter but give a donation at the end, Staff very enthusiastic and helpful, some artefacts relating to Bantry but mostly just old stuff.

1 Thank Sarah W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2015 via mobile

Nice little museum. Very informative and interesting. Needs funding and a new space badly. But still very interesting.

Thank Paige F
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57 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2015

We spent a pleasant 20 minutes in this museum, We dashed in sheltering from the rain.It was quite interesting and passed the time until the rain had stopped.

Thank drjohn030151
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2015

We nearly missed this museum because it is so small BUT... we were glad we found it just near the parish church in the centre. WOW! it might be small but it packs a punch with so much fascinating stuff from the past and interesting local news and articles from the past. The guy there also provided us with loads... More 

Thank Mary F
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2014

A brilliant place to visit. I had just got off the bus to Bantry from Cork, it was tipping down with rain, I saw this place and thought I'd shelter from the rain for a bit. There are amazing items in here, old pictures, old Irons, old items of clothing that the women wore, load of things from days gone... More 

3 Thank SLWE7
Cork, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2013

What a beautiful place to visit! Jim the man working there was so nice and went out of his way to help us when we found a picture of my grandmother when she was a child. A must see for people with a family connection with Bantry!

1 Thank mallow80
Belfast, United Kingdom
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205 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 11, 2013

Couldn't believe the museum was closed on a bank holiday weekend when there were a lot of people about. Visited as part of a genealogy holiday and hoped for some information to help. Luckily the local shopkeepers and bookstore were helpful and informative.

Thank dustylin
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17 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 30, 2012

Strange little museum, hidden away behind the fire station. Two small rooms with a wierd and wonderful collection of memorabilia. A wonderful demonstration in itself of a special Irish approach to things. Loved it!

1 Thank noraltc

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