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Medieval Mile Museum

Open Now: 10:00 - 18:00
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Located on the 13th century site of St Mary's cruciform church and graveyard.As the starting point of the 'Medieval Mile' trail, it brings to life Kilkenny's history as Ireland's premier medieval city. Displays of Kilkenny's civic treasures and...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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2 St Marys Lane, Kilkenny, Ireland
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+353 56 781 7022
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Reviewed yesterday

Medieval Mile Museum is very interesting but it is the guided tour of the museum that brings Kilkenny history to life. Our tour guide was a gem and could have made a living on the stage. His lively history of Kilkenny was delivered with humor...More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 3 days ago

Lovely old church with an interesting history, but it is small. And only takes a few minutes to see everything.

Thank setanta59
Reviewed 5 days ago

If the guide Pat had been my history teacher, I would have perhaps enjoyed the subject, and learned more. Pat's talk and presentation of Kilkenny history was done in a very informal, interesting, blunt, straightforward, upbeat, and sometimes humourous way, using everyday language. The tour...More

Thank Rosie M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What a fantastic tour. I had just finished the smithwicks tour and then went straight to the medieval mile museum...what a great tour it was. Pat was such fun to listen to and to be around. He really captivated the audience with his wit and...More

Thank Ah0x
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to the medieval mile museum today and joined a guided tour. The guide Pat was amazing. He had so many facts to share and a great way of telling the stories. Would 100% recommend. Finding little Lego people hidden around the space was...More

Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thoroughly enjoyed this tour with Pat who made our tour so amazing. He engaged us with stories of the history of the church building, the familes, and the town. We were quite captivated by his storytelling and the tales of early Kilkenny. Very glad we...More

Thank cthawkes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restoration of St. Mary’s Church is incredible and the museum is worth it! The interior had wonderful lighting, interactive signage, and transparent glass over some areas to see the archeological findings down below. The headstones and other relics were right out on the floor,...More

Thank Cassie C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed the guided tour. The museum is beautiful and well done. Tom is very knowledgeable and provided a fantastic overview of Kilkenny's colorful history.

Thank Angela A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the Medieval Mile Museum on 5th September and took the 11.30 guided tour with Pat. The Museum is excellent. Well laid out with lots of interactive displays but it’s worth taking the guided tour. Our guide Pat was fantastic. Really enthusiastic, informative and entertaining....More

Thank Lorraine S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Don’t know where all the funding has come from - but money well spent! Fascinating location of a church and really good use of audio- visual.Even the graveyard worth a visit.

Thank Anthony P
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Fran M
16 April 2017|
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Response from MeganMMM2018 | Property representative |
Good Morning, Q park on ormonde street or Dunnes Stores Car Park are the easiest to park and are just a 2-3 minute walk to the Museum.
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