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Butter Museum

Shandon, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 430 0600
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“irish economy” (7 reviews)
“dairy farm” (5 reviews)
“minute video” (4 reviews)
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Shandon, Cork, Ireland
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Reviewed 6 July 2017

Enjoyed it so much that I went twice. Good film about the rise of Irish butter and the EU. Assorted artefacts and interesting information on cow rustling and butter quality control.

Thank 186411Visitor
Reviewed 2 July 2017

The Butter museum was OK for a short visit, interesting video and someone historical information about the butter industry

Thank Jenny L
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Fairly long introduction in the film and did get a bit boring, but otherwise quite an interesting place to look round.

Thank anniestanley1
Reviewed 28 June 2017

It is a really good place to visit if you are interested in the story of butter. Being a small museum you can see the things that are used to make the butter. It is a small and old place but if you have to...More

Thank sabi09
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

What fun, this musuem gives great insight into Kerry Gold butter. This is a stop on the hop on hop off bus, which is great as it is up a sterp hill. After you learn just about everything you ever wanted to know about the...More

1  Thank sgec1105
Reviewed 22 June 2017

I admit that when I was planning my trip to Cork and saw that there was a butter museum that I laughed. But it is near St. Anne's church, and I thought: why not? It is a fun little museum that presents the history of...More

Thank Amy C
Reviewed 19 June 2017

The Butter Museum provided a true look at early life in Cork. They have an excellent video to start and wonderful displays with occasional live demonstrations all for a very reasonable cost.

Thank 2morrows
Reviewed 10 June 2017

In Ireland, food holds a unique place of greater & wider importance than in most countries and includes our past famines, our Cork Butter Merchants and today's major agriculture industry. For this reason, we felt that the Butter Museum was a "must-see" because it highlights...More

1  Thank Judith38Cork_Ireland
Reviewed 7 June 2017

The museum is all about the production of Irish butter and to a lesser extent dairy products. It is an interesting historical view into initial butter production in Cork as well as the power and brilliance of the Cork Dairy Board at bringing back Irish...More

Thank garhuff
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Actually learned quiet a bit and got a better appreciation for the Kerry Gold Irish butter we eat here at home. Its in one of the older parts of town so the walk was worth it just to see the city.

Thank dennis w
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