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Cork Public Museum

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Wander in, its free

Another Cork attraction that we had passed by for years and finally visited this summer. It is... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2018
Niall O
Mallow, Ireland

It is a interesting museum to visit in Cork. Alot of interesting things to see. A little far from... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
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Cead Mile Failte to Ireland’s oldest Local Authority museum. Situated within walking distance of the city centre in the beautiful Fitzgerald Park, Cork Public Museum has exhibited Cork’s rich and diverse heritage since 1945. Come marvel at...more
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| Fitzgeralds Park, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 427 0679
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have always visited the museum and since its renovation I have been so frequent a visitor it amazes me every time, the old stone carvings that depict coptic imagery and ogham, the Traveller exhibit is lovely as well and overall the experience is worth...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 18 September 2018

Another Cork attraction that we had passed by for years and finally visited this summer. It is definitely worth visit while you enjoy the beauty of Fitzgerald Park. There is lots of history covered, and good descriptions. All in all, the visit won't take up...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Niall O
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

It is a interesting museum to visit in Cork. Alot of interesting things to see. A little far from the city centre - you will need a cab or take the bus.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank DenisL90ZH
Reviewed 2 May 2018

This small, free museum is located along the River Lee and easily reached by walking the road out from town. The exhibits are well done and present facets of Cork not otherwise easily visible in the city. There is an excellent cafe behind the museum...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Paul D
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

I stumbled upon this museum wondering through the park. I took a stroll through and found interesting order facts and history of Cork City and environs. there's a wonderful display charting the history of the Jewish population of Cork finishing with the closing of the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank weitzclan
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

I have been a few times- I always manage to find something interesting and new to me. The screen playing the old footage of the city is something anyone in love with cork would enjoy. The old uniforms and dress are perfectly preserved. The tapestry...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Laura M
Reviewed 10 January 2018

I was only in Cork a short time and I made sure this Museum was on my schedule. It was a short 10 minute (7 euro) taxi ride into the large lawned area that this small but packed Museum calls home. The Museum holds relics...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank tour_guide_jason
Reviewed 6 December 2017

After you have a guided tour to Elizabeth fort just come here and have a look at the artifacts, to someone that loves history or not is worth a visit and its FREE . Don't mind the grumpy person behind the counter, we didn't !

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Annoying_Me_ie
Reviewed 3 December 2017

This I love all our history on show in one place The story of Michael Collins the Irish Republic the proclolmation if you are a history buff this is the place for you

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Teresa S
Reviewed 30 November 2017

Very well stuffed museum of Cork history, with some of the few vestiges of the beginning of the settlement of Cork. Excellent presentation. Do not miss a good walk through the gardens, where you can have a coffee in the company of blackbirds, robins, etc....More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank José Pedro C
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José Pedro C
24 November 2017|
Response from FoxWynne | Reviewed this property |
Hi José, most of the archaeological finds (from anywhere in the country, Cork included) were collected by interested groups, such as the RIA, and are now displayed in the National Museum of Ireland, Archaeology in Dublin... More