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Musaem Chorca Dhuibhne

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Address: Ballyferriter, Dingle, Ireland
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+353 66 915 6100

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We enjoyed stopping here for a cuppa tea and exploring the museum's local history displays. Also available are books in Irish and small gifts.

Reviewed 2 November 2016
EJClifton
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Clifton, Virginia
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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222 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016

this delightful museum gives one an insight into the history of the dingle peninsula. Well worth a visit and you can have refreshments too.

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Clifton, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

We enjoyed stopping here for a cuppa tea and exploring the museum's local history displays. Also available are books in Irish and small gifts.

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Thank EJClifton
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 August 2016

So much to take in but so very interesting. Love the information on the train that once took people and animals to other towns!

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Miami, Florida
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12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2015

This little place seemed closed at first but it was just really quiet. It offers some interesting displays about the history of the area but not necessary to spend too much time here.

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Chesterfield, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 May 2015

My wife and I visited the museum in late April 2015 ,after making arrangements via email ,to have someone meet us because summer hours had not started. Although small, the museum has an outstanding collection of artifacts, several on loan from Dublin museums. The exhibits are both educational,as well as, entertaining. We were primarily interested in the archeological exhibits and... More 

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2 Thank GregJ0
Nanjing, China
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37 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2015

We visited mid-April when the museum would usually be closed but I emailee the curator to ask if there was any chance we could visit. She went out of her way, in my opinion, to open up the museum for my family and we were glad that she did. The museum is small but has a lot of interesting artefacts... More 

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Guernsey, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 353 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2014

I really don't know why it's taken me so many years to stop by and visit this little museum: what a treat for anyone interested in archaeology and history! This little museum is packed with finds and artefacts dating from the Mesolithic period to present day. It really offers a good overview of life on the Peninsula. Be aware that... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2014

If you are interested in archaeology and the history of the Dingle area, you should stop for a visit. Please note this is not the Blasket Island Heritage Centre but another smaller museum covering the history of the Dingle area located in Ballyferriter. Highlights include ogham stones, Neolithic stone axes and arrow heads, large soup pot used during the famine,... More 

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Glenbeigh, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2014

The people of the Blaskets are memorialized and their lifestyle and lyric qualities celebrated here. Spectacular views and and an excellent gift shop with reasonable prices.

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norman, ok
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38 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2014

An hour here will give you an excellent overview of life in Dingle -- from stone age thru WWII. Be sure to go to Murphy's pub for the Irish Stew afterwards.

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