Honestly, there was nothing but a some butter cups and jars. A bit of history, but very boring overall.
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It's a small museum and it may sound an oddity, but it's well worth the visit. Really informative, and the info is incredibly well written.
I enjoyed this little museum but can see how it wouldn't be for everyone. I learned about the history of the butter industry in Ireland. I was disappointed that I didn't get to see actual churning of butter. This is only done on certain days,...More
A great place to go to learn all about butter! It's something a little different and if you lactose intolerant probably not your first place to go. It's very close to St.Anne's Church on Shanndon Street so you can get the two sights done.
As a local, I really enjoyed the museum, but I don't think I would recommend it to people from other countries or from non-farming backgrounds! Their video showed the history of butter, all the way up to the early 90's, so they could certainly update...More
Certainly worth walking up the hill - if only to find out where Kerry Gold came from. Butter was BIG business for thousands of small dairy farmers who often pulled their carts with donkeys to bring their churns to the butter dairy. Luckily we were...More
Nice quite place in the center of Cork, which is a very boring city any way. Nice guy who is telling you a history of traditional Irish butter making, some pictures and some music... The guy is preparing a butter in front of you, you...More
Never thought there would be a museum on 'butters'! But I loved every bit of it. Its a small museum and as we entered we were directed to a big screen showing us the history of dairy and butter industry in Cork. All the exhibits...More