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Lough Gur Visitor Centre

Lough Gur, Limerick, Ireland
+353 61 385 386
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beautiful place

bit out of the way and not that well sign posted but well worth a visit beautiful area. great car... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2013
Cavan, Ireland
Lough Gur Visitor Centre

This has recently been completely re-vamped and is now a very interesting and varied place to... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2013
Caroline W
Limerick, Limerick, Ireland
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Lough Gur Heritage Centre is a community run tourist attraction telling the story of 6,000 years of habitation in the Lough Gur area. From Neolithic house sites to medieval castles Lough Gur has monuments from every era and the heritage centre ensures that visitors get the history/folklore and archaeology of the area from trained guides.The Centre also houses a retail space where take away tea/coffee, minerals, ice-cream and chocolate are available for purchase as are books and merchandise of the area.Summer opening hours are 10 to 5pm Monday to Friday and 12 to 6pm Saturday and Sunday from March to October and every Sunday during winter hours.The centre is staffed by volunteers and all monies raised goes back into community initiatives at Lough Gur.
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  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Lough Gur, Limerick, Ireland
+353 61 385 386
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Reviewed 4 September 2013

bit out of the way and not that well sign posted but well worth a visit beautiful area. great car parking area and public toilets

Thank shane101-1
Reviewed 3 September 2013

This has recently been completely re-vamped and is now a very interesting and varied place to visit. The Centre has lots of interactive things for adults and children and is very interesting and well presented. There is a coffee dock, snacks and souvenirs are also...More

Thank Caroline W
Reviewed 2 September 2013

The Lough Gur visitor centre does a great job interpreting the rich history of the area, nicely weaving together the history, archaeology and folklore. Outside the building itself the scenery and surrounds are impressive - unfortunately, I visited on a rainy day though, so couldn't...More

Thank kazlynp
Reviewed 2 September 2013

Visited recently and was very impressed with the newly revamped Visitor Centre. The quality of the display and exhibits was top notch and the audio-visual displays were top quality and really engaging. The centre itself is very tastefully done and has something for everybody, old...More

Thank MissMeIreland
Reviewed 29 August 2013

Majestic place to visit with much more to see and do in the visitor centre.My two kids just loved a picnic around the lake.Simple pleasures

Thank marc-e-marc-man
Reviewed 29 August 2013

The centre whose layout is based on two Neolithic houses, has been refurbished to the highest standard! really nice exhibition centre with a huge amount of material that can be accessed through a number of mediums, touch screens allow you to explore Lough Gur's incredible...More

Thank Eileen O
Reviewed 27 August 2013

Took friends down to see the new visitors centre in Lough Gur, Must say it was most interesting, lots of information about all the local history, Staff were friendly, Great things to interest the children as well, love the idea of been able to go...More

Thank Mary H
Reviewed 21 August 2013

We went as a family on a lovely, sunny, summers day. The staff greeted us with friendly faces and were eager to show us around. As it was heritage week everything was half price which was even better! Everyone in the family was given the...More

1  Thank sue m
Reviewed 17 August 2013

Lough Gur visitor centre is newly opened and it was nice but there is not enough to interest the visitor, nice for an hour at the most!

Thank iess
Reviewed 17 August 2013

Walk both trails. Visitor center has new museum -- they made the most of a small display. Take advantage of the audio tour (consider sharing to save money).

Thank ahirsch911
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11 April 2017|
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Response from LimerickLadyA | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Hi there. Unfortunately due to the present bus strike the only way to get from Bunratty to Lough Gur is either with a car or by taxi. If you do get an opportunity to come to Lough Gur please let us know and we will do our... More
Aleksandra F
12 July 2016|
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Response from LRyans | Reviewed this property |
Not completely. It's a shame, lots would love it.
Theresa F
14 September 2015|
Response from patrick l | Reviewed this property |
private car, Dan Dooley car rental , by foot where we parked there was plenty of spaces , no cost went around noon