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Address: 1 High Road, Cobh, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 21 481 4240
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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 bubblesReviewed September 4, 2016
Belka2014
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found this small museum very interesting and full of facts we were unaware of. It focuses on emigration and was particularly interesting to us as we have family who were part of that. It helped us understand some of the famine houses and the stories we heard later in our travels.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 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 bubbles 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 bubbles 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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warwick, new york
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3 of 5 bubbles 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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4 of 5 bubbles 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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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles 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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4 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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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