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Very small

I wAs expecting the museum to be a lot bigger , however it was such a little gem of a place and... read more

Reviewed September 12, 2018
Essex, United Kingdom
Small, manageable, interesting

This is a small museum located in the former Scot's church on the hill behind the train station... read more

Reviewed July 15, 2018
Cork, Ireland
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Reviewed September 12, 2018

I wAs expecting the museum to be a lot bigger , however it was such a little gem of a place and very interesting history

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank paulstobart7
Reviewed August 14, 2018

Small but excellent museum. There is so much information on display here, we spent almost two hours there. Its well laid out with areas where you can sit and look through the various booklets which contain paper cuttings and records. It should be promoted more...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank StephenKerry
Reviewed July 15, 2018

This is a small museum located in the former Scot's church on the hill behind the train station. You can take the steps or go the road up. It's a small museum with pieces about the church and Cobh, some medical, military, maritime, social and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MaisyCC
Reviewed July 5, 2018

Lovely little museum.....showing a tribute to US Navy stationed in Cobh during the first world war.....many displays of Titanic and Lusitania........some IRA paraphernalia.........well worth a visit

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Denis O
Reviewed May 8, 2018

The Heritage Center is so incredibly beautiful and has so much information about emigration, the Titanic and the Lusitania, that we were not able to visit this museum but saw it on the hill on High Road. The museum is a former Presbyterian church and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank jer b
Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

The staff were not that friendly and lacked local knowledge, the artefacts are not many to be honest how this place is this opened is beyond me.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank GiovanniCork
Reviewed October 30, 2017

So much history and interesting things to see. Well worth the trip. Would suggest it to other people visiting that area

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Judy19472014
Reviewed September 23, 2017

I spent over an hour viewing Lusitania artifacts and stories. The efforts to catalog the identity and artifacts of the victims reminded me of the analogous efforts taken with the World Trade Center. Also, I enjoyed the documentation of the US Naval presence during WWI....More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank emkute
Reviewed September 4, 2017

The lady in the museum(Mrs Morton) was very helpful and very knowledgeable about the history in the building as well as throughout the town. She goes back four generations in the town. Can even help with local tourist info.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank flametamer911
Reviewed August 23, 2017

This converted church has a very fine display of Lusitania related artifacts and memorabilia. This includes first hand accounts as well as personal items actually recovered from the bodies that washed ashore or were retrieved after the German U-boat sunk the Lusitania in May 1915....More

Date of experience: August 2017
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