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

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Alexandria VA

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warwick, new york
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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265 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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183 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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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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Rockwall, Texas
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82 reviews
40 attraction reviews
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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81 reviews
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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
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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uk
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134 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

This museum gets overlooked a lot, we were told at tourist information - probably because of its slightly out of the way location, up a hill from Cobh. It's only €4 admission, so worth a look. It's an old fashioned display case museum, with some changing exhibitions. The most important exhibit is a hard tack biscuit which was on board... More 

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Cobh, Ireland
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016

This unique museum contains many items of maritime history dating back many years. Also inside you will find the original pulpit.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016

There is a really old bible that contains the name of God in it on the altar. It also has a lot of historical elements to it. It's well worth a visit. It looks like a church from the outside and the staff are really friendly. If you must take photos, don't use the flash, but increase the exposure time.

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