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Address: Shandon, Cork, Ireland
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Great place for butter knowledge

This place provided very detail of the history of Ireland butter and the process of butter making. A great place to learn.

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 September 2016
485ashk
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Dublin, Ireland
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Dublin, Ireland
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14 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

This place provided very detail of the history of Ireland butter and the process of butter making. A great place to learn.

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Houston, Texas
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Let's just say it's not a must do. If you are here for a really long time and need something to do, this works.

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Nowhere, Oklahoma, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

"Do not cook with Kerry Gold!" Do you remember the old advertisement? It spread (pun intended) in many countries around the world. Worth a visit, we learnt about the bog butter!!!

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

The Butter Museum was very nice to visit ! The ticket guy was very jolly and the place was very well organized and made. Learned very fun facts. Would reccomend !

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Thank NATRII
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

I have to admit we were sceptical about a butter museum but with a voucher for us and my 18 month old and mother in law it was €8 for an hrs entertainment. We watched an informative video on the history of the butter industry in Ireland which gave an insight in to social history of rural Ireland and how... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

I'm from a rural background so some of the exhibits were familiar from relatives farms. It gives a good insight into the significance butter had historically to Cork as well as the actual process of making butter down the years. There were also maps upstairs showing the evolution of the city down the centuries. We spent an hour here. Not... More 

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Tourmakeady, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

It was a very interesting place with lots of information well laid out friendly staff but we just found it by accident it should be advertised more in the cork hotels

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Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

We ran into this place on a walk and decided to go in and were not disappointed. The history of the dairy industry is covered in the self guided tour. Worth an hour of your time.

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Thank Robert S
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

This is a small museum and takes only an hour or so to see most everything. It does a good job of telling the story of the dairy industry in Ireland. I particularly liked the movie right near the front entrance that explains how a marketing plan to sell butter internationally helped save the economy of the country during the... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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12 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

The choice of making all of the walls butter-coloured was not lost on me. Not too much here, but great educational video, neat artifacts, and great host made it a quick, fun stop.

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