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Cobh Heritage Centre -The Queenstown Story

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The Queenstown Story tells the story of Irish emigration- from the indentured servants and forced labour who left for the Colonies and the West Indies in the 17th century, the early emigrants to Canada and the U.S.the Great famine and the...more
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is really a small museum about the immigrants from Ireland to some parts of the world during the potato famine. It was interesting to learn more about that era. At the beginning of the tour, we were given an introduction and presentation. And each...More

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Jack W, General Manager at Cobh Heritage Centre -The Queenstown Story, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Many thanks for taking the time to review and for the very kind 4 star review. Glad to hear that you enjoyed our exhibition, Regards Jack Walsh

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an excellent place to visit, excellent cafe provides snacks and cakes there are also some small bespoke shops. There is a museum about the potato famine as well as the Titanic and Luthatania. Not expensive about 25e for family of four. Tickets provide...More

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Jack W, General Manager at Cobh Heritage Centre -The Queenstown Story, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Karen, Thank you for taking the time to review us. Delighted that you enjoyed your visit to Cobh Heritage Centre and The Queenstown Story. Kind Regards Jack Walsh

Reviewed 1 week ago

For a little town, Cobh sure has a lot of history. I enjoyed every minute. Plan on spending an hour.

Thank SusanA1879
Jack W, General Manager at Cobh Heritage Centre -The Queenstown Story, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Susan, Many thanks for your very kind 5 star review, delighted that you enjoyed our exhibition, Regards Jack Walsh

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Deep in history Finding the Passenger on the card you are presented with makes it even more interesting reading all about Him/Her.

Thank Barry F
Jack W, General Manager at Cobh Heritage Centre -The Queenstown Story, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Barry, Thank you for taking the time to review our exhibition and for the very kind 5 star review, glad you enjoyed it, Regards Jack Walsh.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum, in the visitor center, cover Irish Emigration and the Titanic. This was the last port for the Titanic on its last voyage. It was also the port of embarkation for a good number of the Irish Emigrants. The displays are well done and...More

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Jack W, General Manager at Cobh Heritage Centre -The Queenstown Story, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for your very kind 5 star review. It is always nice to get positive feedback on our exhibition, Regards Jack Walsh

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you have been to Titanic Belfast it may be a bit of a let down but is not meant to be on the same level. If in port on a cruise ship this is well worth a hour to wander through and read some...More

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Jack W, General Manager at Cobh Heritage Centre -The Queenstown Story, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for taking the time to review our exhibition. Regards Jack Walsh

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our visit to the Cobh Heritage Centre. The story in the exhibit was compelling. Definitely worth a visit. Be sure to see the statue outside.

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Jack W, General Manager at Cobh Heritage Centre -The Queenstown Story, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Many thanks for your very kind 5 star review, delighted that you enjoyed your visit to our exhibition. Kind regards Jack Walsh

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A group of visitors (35) from Newport Rhode Island were well received by Manager Jack Walsh. Jack gave an introductory summary of the emigration story. He is smarter than he looks. Well I guess he has to be even to ties his own shoes. Jack...More

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Jack W, General Manager at Cobh Heritage Centre -The Queenstown Story, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Well Mr Kearns, !!! You would have to get the last word !!! It was a pleasure to welcome the group from Newport Rhode Island and delighted that you all enjoyed the exhibition. I am also delighted that Christy was able to obtain the information...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed this wonderful bit of history. The exhibition is multi media and includes the famine, immigration, the titanic and Lusitania. Great place to learn about the history of Cobh.

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Jack W, General Manager at Cobh Heritage Centre -The Queenstown Story, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Many thanks for your very kind 5 star review. Delighted that you enjoyed our exhibition, Regards Jack Walsh

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After visiting the Titanic Experience a person should go into the Heritage Center. They are in the same general area.

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Jack W, General Manager at Cobh Heritage Centre -The Queenstown Story, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Many thanks for your very kind 5 star review, much appreciated and glad you enjoyed your visit to Cobh and our exhibition, Regards Jack Walsh

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Deb R
July 3, 2017|
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Response from Jack W | Property representative |
We open each day at 9.30 a.m. and last entry to the exhibition is at 5 pm,
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tmcme
March 2, 2017|
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Re: Your Query - 1. The Heritage Centre will be open on Easter Sunday 9.30 to 18.00 2. The Trains schedule will be the normal Sunday times 3. There will be no Cruise Liners in on that day - there will be one in on the... More
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morzella
July 10, 2016|
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Response from Jack W | Property representative |
Morzella, our apologies, our Genealogist was away on annual leave. He can be contacted directly on via our website under genealogy where you can make an appointment or do your searches online with him.
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