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Cavan County Museum

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Well worth a visit

Alot of interesting things in here. The outside exhibition of the trenches is excellent. Very... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Downpatrick, United Kingdom
Ballyjamesduff museum

Ww1 exhibition is excellent. It's her realistic. The trenches have sound effects and examples of... read more

Reviewed December 11, 2018
County Cavan, Ireland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Alot of interesting things in here. The outside exhibition of the trenches is excellent. Very reasonably priced 6 euros per adult, 4 euros OAP & a family rate 2 adults & 2 children 14 euros. A good half day needed for visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank annepgorman
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Ww1 exhibition is excellent. It's her realistic. The trenches have sound effects and examples of what happened in the trenches during world war 1.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank M2622IZclares
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Great place to explore the history of the Co Cavan and Ireland.Trenches are very well done with audio guide. All of a sudden history become very real. Kids love it. lovely park is on the site. Playground is right beside it. Easy to get there....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank olgadowd
Reviewed November 26, 2018

What an unexpected little treasure this place is! The WW1 trench with its pictures and soundtrack, the 1916 replica of the GPO, the costumes, the items from life in the distant and recent past - this place is fantastic. Well organised, displayed and maintained. The...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ManorK2
Reviewed November 5, 2018

Make sure you visit Cavan County Museum, it's one of those gems that you might discover by accident but won't forget in a hurry. The WW1 Trench experience is fantastic and well worth making a trek for. For those who can appreciate it, it's a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank davebettl
Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

This is our 3rd visit and we still love it, hours of fun and learning for adults and kids. I couldn't recommend it highly enough..

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Global37923519941
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

We were advised by our hotel receptionist Michelle in Cavan Crystal Hotel to visit. We were so happy she told us to go. We arrived at 10.30 and didn’t leave until after 3. It was a lovely crisp Autumn 🍂 day and the lady advised...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

To quickly grasp and understand Cavan's history, the museum is an excellent choice. The displays are visuals coupled with text panels that easily explain what is presented. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The WWI trench exhibit was very realistic and the outdoor panels...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dennis K
Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

We were recommended to visit here as we were staying in Virginia for a few days..we had a lovely visit and 2 hours was not enough time for us to see everything so we will be heading back again next time we're in the area....More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank G2258OKtanyab
Reviewed October 14, 2018

The Museum is worth a visit for anyone with an interest in World War 1. The 1916 GPO reconstruction is very informative. Exhibits in main building worthwhile for schools and also to show what life was like in Ireland.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Patrick M
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Response from Bozeman-Dublin | Reviewed this property |
We paid €5 for adult ticket. It was in June. Unbelievably good value for the quality of the museum.