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Lovely small museum with some interesting artifacts

We came here after picking up a brochure at our B&B, plenty of curious artifacts to explain the... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2018
A Jewel by the Sea

As I’m interested in Standing Stones, I really really loved walking in this charming museum where... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
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A small museum with displays on the geology, archaeology and history of the Dingle Peninsula, as well as changing temporary exhibitions. With artefacts on loan from the National Museum of Ireland, as well as those sourced locally, this is where you...more
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Ballyferriter, Dingle, Ireland
+353 66 915 6333
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Reviewed 24 August 2018

We came here after picking up a brochure at our B&B, plenty of curious artifacts to explain the local history going back thousands of years. Particularly of interest were the ogham stones with their ancient form of writing obviously common to this particular area. Movie...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

As I’m interested in Standing Stones, I really really loved walking in this charming museum where Irish is the main language . Many Irish books for sake in the cafe. Loads of interesting artifacts . Wish I had stopped in the cafe for tea!

Thank pat g
Reviewed 7 May 2018

Brilliant museum with cafe. Its so full of history, so easy to read and enjoy. The kids loved it also. Could do with some background music perhaps? Blink and you'd miss it though driving through the town! I would recommend you stop and enjoy iy.

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Reviewed 20 November 2016

this delightful museum gives one an insight into the history of the dingle peninsula. Well worth a visit and you can have refreshments too.

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Reviewed 3 November 2016

We enjoyed stopping here for a cuppa tea and exploring the museum's local history displays. Also available are books in Irish and small gifts.

Thank EJClifton
Reviewed 31 August 2016

So much to take in but so very interesting. Love the information on the train that once took people and animals to other towns!

1  Thank Linda M
Reviewed 15 September 2015

This little place seemed closed at first but it was just really quiet. It offers some interesting displays about the history of the area but not necessary to spend too much time here.

2  Thank marty c
Reviewed 31 May 2015

My wife and I visited the museum in late April 2015 ,after making arrangements via email ,to have someone meet us because summer hours had not started. Although small, the museum has an outstanding collection of artifacts, several on loan from Dublin museums. The exhibits...More

2  Thank GregJ0
Reviewed 15 April 2015

We visited mid-April when the museum would usually be closed but I emailee the curator to ask if there was any chance we could visit. She went out of her way, in my opinion, to open up the museum for my family and we were...More

2  Thank Clare S
Reviewed 1 October 2014

I really don't know why it's taken me so many years to stop by and visit this little museum: what a treat for anyone interested in archaeology and history! This little museum is packed with finds and artefacts dating from the Mesolithic period to present...More

2  Thank Sarnia G
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