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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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All reviews heritage centre irish emigration old railway train station potato famine convict ships port of call queenstown story well worth a visit gift shop great famine self guided tour interesting place titanic exhibition left ireland rainy day last stop
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very welcoming Heritage Centre in a great setting, the building itself is very interesting. We enjoyed being able to use the computer to do on the spot research. Information, with great social history photos of the Famine, Emigration and the Titanic. A couple of expensive...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank marlynn52
Jack W, General Manager at Cobh Heritage Centre -The Queenstown Story, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were lucky to have a visit to the Cobh Heritage Center while visiting Cobh. The museum is very informative on the history of Ireland and the personal history of Irish people emigrating. It also told the story of Titanic and other large ocean going...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Jack W, General Manager at Cobh Heritage Centre -The Queenstown Story, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for your very kind 5 star review, it is always great to know that our visitors have enjoyed our exhibition. Thank you for taking the time to review and best wishes, Regards Jack Walsh

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not to be missed if you re spending any time in Cobh. We spent a few hours here and felt moved and educated by the Queenstown Story. Well presented and entertaining delivery.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Jack W, General Manager at Cobh Heritage Centre -The Queenstown Story, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Delighted that you enjoyed our exhibition and found it moving and educational. Thank you for taking the time to review and for the very kind 5 star rating, Kind regards Jack Walsh

Reviewed 4 weeks 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

Date of experience: August 2018
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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 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 November 8, 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Karen C
Jack W, General Manager at Cobh Heritage Centre -The Queenstown Story, responded to this reviewResponded November 9, 2018

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 November 4, 2018

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

Date of experience: November 2018
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Jack W, General Manager at Cobh Heritage Centre -The Queenstown Story, responded to this reviewResponded November 6, 2018

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

Reviewed October 29, 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Barry F
Jack W, General Manager at Cobh Heritage Centre -The Queenstown Story, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2018

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 October 28, 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
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Jack W, General Manager at Cobh Heritage Centre -The Queenstown Story, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2018

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

Reviewed October 27, 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
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Jack W, General Manager at Cobh Heritage Centre -The Queenstown Story, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2018

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

Reviewed October 24, 2018

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.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Jack W, General Manager at Cobh Heritage Centre -The Queenstown Story, responded to this reviewResponded October 26, 2018

Many thanks for your very kind 5 star review, delighted that you enjoyed your visit to our exhibition. Kind 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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Response from johnmxxiii | Reviewed this property |
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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