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The Great Blasket Centre and Island

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 AM
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A superb exhibition about days gone by

This recently opened museum and culture centre is well worth a visit, despite being a good drive to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
TrevorCrichton
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Chesham, United Kingdom
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well worth a stop

The museum presents a good view of life on the Islands. Be sure to watch the informative short... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
TJandTR
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Portland, Oregon
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This cultural center explores the unique history, art and culture of the Blasket Islands.
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Dun Chaoin, Baile an Fheirtearaigh, Dunquin, Ireland
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+353 66 915 6444
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This recently opened museum and culture centre is well worth a visit, despite being a good drive to the end of the Dingle Peninsula. The exhibition is extremely informative and well presented. There is also a very good video about the life on the Blasket...More

Thank TrevorCrichton
Reviewed 3 days ago

The museum presents a good view of life on the Islands. Be sure to watch the informative short video. Food in the cafe was not as good as many museums offer (but there's not much to choose from out here).

Thank TJandTR
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to the Great Blasket Centre. It a wonderfully designed building with informative display and exhibits. We spent 90 minutes touring the site in total after watching a great video. It helped us understand about the history of the island and...More

Thank RedDeerRingo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of the best museums and information centre we’ve ever been to. A beautiful building, wonderful interactive rooms and helpful staff. Some places on Dingle don’t live up to expectations, but this surpasses them. Outstanding in every way.

Thank Tony W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having set aside a day to tour the Dingle peninsula, I was disappointed by the weather (after all this is Ireland) and drove most of the road in semi fog and rain showers, but I had penciled in a visit to the Blasket Island Visitors...More

Thank dave-at-london
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been there for the first time last August. I am a tour guide and I took my group with me (I hardly take them to places that I haven't been before) - I took the "risk" and the result was excellent. It is...More

Thank nadi O o
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Call in here to be educated about Great Blasket Island. Parking is free, entry is a minimal fee, kids are free but maybe a bit bored. We watched a short informative film about the subject and after looking around had delicious hot chocolate and puddings...More

Thank Cheese M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great designed and informative museum. Sensitively done and lovely information about the islands and the people that inhabited the Great Blasket Island. We spent all afternoon and could have gone back again. Well worth a visit with very friendly staff.

Thank rebnoellep70
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great exhibits sharing the story of the life of the people who lived on Great Blasket Island. Lots to see.

Thank 10sJohn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Blasket Islands are fascinating. I wish the weather would have allowed us to take the ferry out to visit them. The visitor's center though is definitely worth a stop. There is so much to learn and see. I even purchased a couple of books...More

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Peter C
November 22, 2016|
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Response from The Blasket C | Property representative |
Hi, Thanks for the question, admission for 2017 will be €5 for adults, €4 for groups / seniors, €3 for students/children, and €13 for families.
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