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Brilliant

I absolutely loved this little heritage centre which concentrates on the two major employment... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2018
JeanChippenham
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Bath, United Kingdom
Good Experience to Learn a LOT about the Weaving Industry

After a brief historical video of the handmade carpet process, you get a guided tour of the carpet... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2018
hsbvim
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Dublin, Ohio
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Reviewed 28 September 2018

I absolutely loved this little heritage centre which concentrates on the two major employment industries in Killybegs. We had an interesting tour for two of us, first the carpet weaving which was a major employer in Killybegs sadly now declined. The handloom weaved carpets grace...More

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Reviewed 28 September 2018

After a brief historical video of the handmade carpet process, you get a guided tour of the carpet factory. The experience is quite informative and educational as you learn how women as young as 13 years old learned the trade and worked hours upon hours...More

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Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Really interesting place. Had a go at knitting on the loom and driving a boat into harbour. Really interesting to see the history. Nice stop on the wild Atlantic way.

Thank Áine M
Reviewed 20 July 2018

Met some friends from the Oriana cruise ship, it was great to have some place to take them because Killibegs is small port and we did not want to go off on a bus ride to some other tourist place. This Centre is really worth...More

Thank breegedoodes
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Very interesting combination of maritime, carpet making and vessel simulator all under the one roof. Staff and presenters very friendly and knowledgeable and really good value for money. Fancy one of their carpets for the front room!

Thank MervynHutton
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

Do not leave killybegs without paying a visit here ! Sorry ladies can’t think of your names but ye were excellent. Watch the short show very informative & interesting, once we saw that we were shown into a mini scaled factory & shown how they...More

Thank jackie f
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

My daughter and I visited this museum while staying in Killybegs. The two ladies who were looking after the visitors that day suggested we take the tour in the factory and leave the film which was very sensible as my daughter probably would have got...More

Thank sarahm324
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

We went to Ireland to explore my husband’s heritage so when we went we asked our Travel Agent to arrange our trip so we would as a whole skip the usual tourist spots. That is how we found this hidden gem! We met Hazel who...More

Thank Marge G
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Fascinating view off the carpet industry-the film is excellent and Siobhan was very delightful enthusiastic and informative despite us dropping in close to closing time . Well worthwhile seeing -

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Reviewed 1 June 2018

Pretty little museum with a very personal and private tour by Siobhan. We skipped the part of watching the film and only booked the tour about carpet making. Thanks to Siobhan for explaining everything.

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