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Kilgarvan motor museum

Closed Now: 9:30 am - 12:45 pm, 1:45 pm - 5:30 pm
Open today: 9:30 am - 12:45 pm, 1:45 pm - 5:30 pm
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Surprising Museum

A bit out of the way, but I had the time, so I took the turn off from the main road. It wasn't that... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2017
Reno, Nevada
Wouldnt bother

If you are a car enthusiast then i wouldnt bother . To listen to the owner you would think he had a... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2017
Tralee, Ireland
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible11%
10 Dec 2017
“Surprising Museum”
5 Aug 2018
“A Worthwhile Detour”
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Hours Today: 9:30 am - 12:45 pm, 1:45 pm - 5:30 pm
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Bantry Rd., Kilgarvan, Ireland
+353 64 668 5346
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Reviewed 6 August 2018

I really enjoyed my visit. We were the only people there at the time and we received some background information for every car in which we were interested. We stayed there well into lunch-time but there was no pressure on us to leave. It is...More

Thank dd2016451
Reviewed 31 March 2018

It is off the main road and quite remote, so the location itself is peaceful and parking easy. It is usually very quiet due to being so remote. The two large sheds that the collection is stored in, and the entrance itself are quite dirty....More

Thank CorkCastle
Reviewed 10 December 2017

A bit out of the way, but I had the time, so I took the turn off from the main road. It wasn't that far to the museum. You drive up to what is actually the back of the building, so it doesn't look like...More

Thank renomo
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Surprisingly large collection of cars as this museum is in a very remote location and is really a private mans personal collection which is impressive. The cars themselves are in reasonable condition but did expect the paintwork to be in much better condition. Also agree...More

Thank Sligoperson
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

If you are a car enthusiast then i wouldnt bother . To listen to the owner you would think he had a priceless collection in a modern museum setting . Aaaaah NO ! Its two barn like sheds with some cars from the 70's to...More

Thank unkybuck
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Very friendly and kind owners. We stayed there for 3 hours. The owner showed us every car, that he had restored. The museum was small but the stories around the cars are big. And we as a familiy have to say, that you should hear...More

Thank Kira N
Reviewed 9 July 2016

.Hidden Gem. Lovely collection would be great to see these on the roads all the time. Many thanks to the Blonde Mechanic who sorted out our battery connection at the drop of a hat.

1  Thank donni67
Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

Absolutely fabulous collection of vintage & classic cars dating from 1925 to 1971. All cars are in good working order & are regularly used for rallies & shows. You can get up close & personal with the cars, they are not roped off. John &...More

1  Thank Ray B
Reviewed 29 August 2014

We visited this museum while heading to the Ring of Kerry. We got a great tour by the owner. It is not a fancy place ,but has a nice collection of antiques. My husband loved it!

1  Thank Chap
Reviewed 20 June 2014

The Kilgarvan Motor Museum has an unexpected large collection of old vehicles in two large sheds worth exploring if your motoring days put you behind the wheel for the past 50 years. If you're younger, you may need constant reminding that you can't sit inside...More

1  Thank topgold
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