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Workhouse Museum and Library
Goose Creek, South Carolina
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29 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Educational”
Reviewed April 18, 2012

Displays the conditions that the population sufferred during the famine. Educational, but sad.

Visited March 2012
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English first
Derry, United Kingdom
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109 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Workhouse”
Reviewed February 24, 2012

Good effort, but let down by simplicity of displays and lack of funding. Should be rehoused to a central museum complex somewhere else in the city.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
66 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“So glad I live in this age!”
Reviewed December 23, 2011

We went in here not really sure what to expect but glad that we did. It gives all the information on the reason why Workhouses were established but also tells the truth about the greed of those who were out in charge and the grinding hardships of the inmates. I will never forget the sight of the Workhouse hearse, it sits in the corridor as a reminder of the realities of life and how even in death the poor were given no dignity whatsoever.

Visited January 2011
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Derry, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
89 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 248 helpful votes
“Evocative”
Reviewed November 30, 2011

As a native from Derry I had heard about the 13 steps and that the Workhouse was haunted. There is a stange feeling and you do feel compelled to look behind you as you walk about. Our Guide fairly stunned us with facts and we had quite a few lively conversations/debates.
My daughter did a high jump worthy of the Olympics when someone unexpectedly stepped out in front of her. Well worth a visit if only for the 'scare' factor and the wealth of information provided.
Closed all day Friday

Visited April 2011
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