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Address: 1 High Road, Cobh, Ireland
Phone Number: 021 4814240
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Small but interesting

This museum focuses on emigration from Ireland to the USA, Canada and Australia. Would especially be interesting for citizens of those countries whose ancestors come from Ireland... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Belka2014
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This museum focuses on emigration from Ireland to the USA, Canada and Australia. Would especially be interesting for citizens of those countries whose ancestors come from Ireland. You can also check the records here and find out a bit more of your family history.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016 via mobile

This is a small local museum, with info on the Lusitania, which sunk offshore, as well as other local history. It's inexpensive and worth a visit if you're in Cobh.

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Thank Jackie W
Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

Very small museum but plenty of local history. An interesting exhibition about Irish dance is on for the season. The entrance fee is very small and the local man working there that day was clearly very knowledgeable about all the exhibits. Well worth a look.

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Thank judylee476
warwick, new york
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Housed in an old Church the building has more of a story to tell. There is not much to see but the entry fee is only a few Euros. There are some interesting artifacts but make this part of a multi -stop tour as opposed to an afternoon activity.I was interested in the old uniforms. The history of the Church... More 

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Alexandria VA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

THis is a tiny place and costs only 2 euros so don't get too excited, but it was worth the cost and the time to view a nice little collection of local memorabilia.

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Thank SBS50
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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202 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

A fantastic little museum to spend a few hours in checking out some local history - there is an interesting quirk to this place you will have to see to believe

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Sheffield Village, ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Small but good overall, different information about Cobh. Irish music and dance rich history as part of the community.

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Thank John C
Rockwall, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

This was an excellent little museum. It has a wealth of information about the Lusitania with many very interesting artifacts.

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Thank Debbie099
United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

We found this museum while we were exploring Cobh, and we had planned to only stay for 20 minutes or so, but we ended up staying for over an hour! You wouldn't think that such a small museum could be so packed with such great and interesting facts and stories about the Lusitania, the Titanic, and the history of Cobh!... More 

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Western Ireland, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

This museum is overshadowed in popularity by the Queenstown Story. The small museum is quite near the Queenstown Story, up a stairway across the road. Its main feature is what happened the Lisutania passengers as they were brought to Cobh after been torpedoed. If the Lisutania is your interest this is the place for you. It has a modest admission... More 

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