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“Somewhat disappointing”
Review of Kennedy Homestead

Kennedy Homestead
Ranked #4 of 19 things to do in New Ross
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Reviewed August 20, 2013 via mobile

At €7.50 I expected more. The new visitor centre is quite small. The displays can be viewed in 10-20 minutes. The buildings themselves are somewhat interesting. It is interesting to see the homestead where the Kennedy family originated from. However, I expected more.

The site is also out of the way. The road to get to the Homestead is quite narrow.

Thank drjohnScottsdale
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Reviewed August 17, 2013

Visited this recently whilst on holiday, I found it very interesting and moving and sad in places. There were some lovely interesting pieces there although could of done with a little more of a talking tour as I browsed but well worth the visit!

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Reviewed August 15, 2013

There is plenty to read and lots of atmosphere to soak up in this recently opened visitor centre. We spent a few hours here and anyone with an interest in the kennedys or the period of history around the famine will love this place.

Thank Doopy2
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Reviewed August 13, 2013

Lovely new centre just outside New Ross It gives an accurate sense of what it felt like to be an Irish emmigrant in the 19th centruy in America. The staff were very pleasent and you can take a photo outside the house where John F Kennedy stood.

Thank Blue2belle
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Reviewed August 6, 2013

We had seen the homestead about 4 years ago before the renovations and were interested in seeing the new centre.The centre is a lot smaller than I expected so wouldnt really take you very long to get around it.But it was still very interesting and you could feel the sense of history as you stand in the courtyard and imagine the President and all his entourage 50 years ago.They have a mock-up of the living room as it was on the day he visited.The tea rooms served a lovely tea with scones/jam/cream for a reasonable price.

Thank anna1001_13
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