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The Clare Museum

Arthur's Row, Ennis, Ireland
+353 65 682 3382
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Nice way to pass some spare time

Dropped in to visit the museum as we had intended to take the nearby walking history tour but... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2018
tomfclucas
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Dublin, Ireland
A gem in a great town...

WIth people, even state museums, now charging for entry it is hard to believe this place is free... read more

Reviewed 18 December 2017
Anna C
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“local history” (11 reviews)
“no charge” (5 reviews)
“local area” (5 reviews)
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Arthur's Row, Ennis, Ireland
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+353 65 682 3382
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

Dropped in to visit the museum as we had intended to take the nearby walking history tour but, unfortunately, the tour doesn't happen during January. We were warmly welcomed into the museum and invited to take our time to enjoy it. While museum is relatively...More

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Reviewed 18 December 2017

WIth people, even state museums, now charging for entry it is hard to believe this place is free. We were advised to visit when at wWorkhouse centre in Portumna as we were heading south and had no clue what might be open. The museum covers...More

Thank Anna C
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Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

In the same building as the Tourist Office, this museum provides a good oversight of the local area and local history within the context of Irish history. We found it to be well presented and to provide the sought of local introduction to an area...More

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Reviewed 12 October 2017

The history of county Clare from prehistoric times to the present. I was pleasantly surprised to find this museum to be as interesting as it was informative. And it is FREE!

1  Thank disappointed96
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

The museum is perfect to start your tour of Ireland as it provides information and exhibits that summarize the various changes throughout the many decades of history. Amazing that the admission is free!

1  Thank marypH8539MS
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

Very nice small museum, and a nice place to start your trip to learn about the area. History, art, and culture all in one place.

1  Thank Daniel W
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Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely staff that welcomed me and provided great information. The museum has great history about the area and wonderful informative displays. We were allowed to take photos which was extraordinary. Would visit again.

2  Thank gzjones
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Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely museum that tells the history of the local area from Neolithic times onwards. The highlight was the oral histories which are really interesting. Entrance is free but be warned that it closes for lunch, which meant that we had to rush the end of...More

1  Thank GuyRopeTrip
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

I learnt a great deal about the history of Ireland at this museum. It is compact and well displayed. Staff were helpful.

1  Thank 260jerry
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Reviewed 25 August 2017

Visited during rainy day Fleadh 2017....very well laid out and some very interesting exhibits especially the Vetterli rifle

1  Thank Loo99car
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Response from LAB2013 | Reviewed this property |
June to September inclusive: Monday to Saturday: 9.30 – 13.00 and 14.00 – 17.30 (Last admissions at 17.00) October to May inclusive: Tuesday to Saturday: 9.30 – 13.00 and 14.00 –17.30 (Last admissions at 17.00) Closed on... More
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