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Thanks to Paddy and his staff for a delightful visit. Following a friendly greeting and... read more

Reviewed 25 November 2018
An excellent museum that does credit to one of the most important figures in 20th century Ireland.

My wife and I visited the museum on the 1st November 2018. We were welcomed by Yvonne and a... read more

Reviewed 24 November 2018
Belfast, Ireland.
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The Michael Davitt Museum is dedicated to the life and achievements of Michael Davitt - father of the Land League, International Humanitarian, Author and Parliamentarian. The Museum is housed in a Royal Institute of Architects of Ireland award...more
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| Straide, Foxford 00000, Ireland
+353 94 903 1942
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Reviewed 25 November 2018

Thanks to Paddy and his staff for a delightful visit. Following a friendly greeting and introduction to the museum, I was seated and watched an introductory film which gave an overview of Michael Davitt's life (all the while, being served coffee and cookies!). This was...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 24 November 2018

My wife and I visited the museum on the 1st November 2018. We were welcomed by Yvonne and a gentleman who I think was called Justin. Apologies if I have got your name wrong! We were shown a short film about the life of Michael...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 11 November 2018

Had the unexpected pleasure of visiting the museum today after return from hiking with the Foxford Rambling Club. I had been to the museum 5 years or so ago but had forgotten what a force for good Micheal Davitt was and a pity he died...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

Travelling with three others in October. The weather was inclement so we decided to try the Michal Davitt Museum. A gem tucked away in Straide. The staff were welcoming, the guide for our tour was both well versed in his subject, interesting and wonderfully passionate....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

The Micheal Davitt Museum is a must if you r in Ireland Very well presented. Take the tour. Even offered tea and biscuits.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Chas12015
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Learned a lot about this great man and how he travelled the world for Irish emancipation before travel as we know it.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Anyone who is interested in history or politics should visit this amazing museum. You are educated about a fascinating man who was years ahead of his time. Paddy our tour guide, was a mine of information on both local and national history. It is a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Simplyred77
Reviewed 13 September 2018

Visited Michael Davitt Museum last week with my Family Were shown a DVD Person who showed us around was very helpfull was able to answer any Questions we asked Free entry also just if you wish give donation Found it very interesting

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 13 September 2018

Lovely quaint museum with a personal guided tour if requested. We were shown a dvd on arrival which was great to have different mediums we were able to watch and see photos and commentary of Michael Davitt's life. The museum if filled with artefacts and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ianidjah
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Staff were very friendly and attentive. The museum, while small, is filled with interesting artefacts from Michael Davitt's life. Would recommend a visit!

Date of experience: September 2018
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No fee but please if you can leave a donation. They are completely self-funding.