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Glencolmcille Folk Village

Ghleann Cholm Cille | Co. Donegal, Glencolmcille, Ireland
+353 74 973 0017
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nice but needs more

nice visit but i thought there would of been more to do and see, It would be better for kids to... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2014
mikelyon1969
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Warrington, United Kingdom
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A beautiful hidden treasure in Ireland. Open air museum wich started off as a community development... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2014
Attoreis
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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A replica of a coastal thatched cottage village that offers a glimpse at life as it was lived in Glencolmcille in past centuries.We will teach you a couple of phrases in Gaelic.Our Amenities includes 6 thatched cottages with original artifacts depicting different era's.a Craft shop which promotes a big range of local crafts.Our Tea House has a variety of Home Baked Goods,Soup,Sandwiches,Paninis,Irish Coffees etc.We are located at a beautiful beach with stunning views of the wild atlantic.We hope to re-open our much loved Nature walk at the back of The Folk Village later this year.Call in for a mug of Tae the Kettle is always on.
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Ghleann Cholm Cille | Co. Donegal, Glencolmcille, Ireland
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Reviewed 23 June 2014

nice visit but i thought there would of been more to do and see, It would be better for kids to visit

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Reviewed 20 June 2014

A beautiful hidden treasure in Ireland. Open air museum wich started off as a community development initiative in the 1950ths; it now gives a good idea of lhistory and iving conditions from the 18th till 20th century. Information could be more extensive; information panels leave...More

2  Thank Attoreis
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Reviewed 18 June 2014

We went here with our 9 and 12 year olds. It was somewhat interesting but not really worth going out of the way for. We did like the gift shop as it had a number of local items. We didn't love it but we were...More

1  Thank honase
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Reviewed 13 June 2014

If you had not seen cottages like this before they would be great . Don't get me wrong they are good but like others around and not as good as some where you can see workers such as women baking in old way. I have...More

1  Thank John C
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Reviewed 30 May 2014

The folk village is a great treat in the middle of the village of Glencolmcille, and a must stop on the road between Ardara and the cliffs. It has a great selection of houses to look around and occasionally has certain special displays also. The...More

1  Thank fullylit
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Reviewed 27 May 2014

Lovely Setting Breathtaking view and interesting story of rural Ireland throughout the ages. Highly recommend!

3  Thank stef b
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Reviewed 22 May 2014

Friendly staff, excellent local guides fullll of history. set in an amazing location right on the atlantic coast

1  Thank jen2690
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Reviewed 9 January 2014

Beautifully laid out folk village. A nice slice of local history. The staff are very friendly and knowledgeable.

2  Thank Hozzelbear
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Reviewed 10 December 2013

Nice place to have a cheap lunch. Lovely soup and homemade bread for just a few euro. A few table outside to eat on, with stunning views. The museum itself is interesting.

3  Thank Caoimhin1968
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Reviewed 18 November 2013

We were visiting the area in late October, and the folk village museum was closed until spring. The bookstore was open and it was well stocked with excellent selection of material with local and of Celtic themes. What made this visit really memorable for us...More

4  Thank Naoko K
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Response from Kate L | Reviewed this property |
I, too, looked this up and I found: From 01 Oct till 31st Oct approx Mon - Sat 11 am - 4:30 pm Sunday 12 noon - 4:30 pm **End of October, ring in advance to clarify exact date of closure I hope this has been helpful...its... More
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