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Lartigue Monorail

John b. Keane Road, Listowel, Ireland
+353 87 225 5893
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Absolutely brilliant!!!!

This was a great afternoon. All the staff are really friendly and it's surprising that they are all... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
colinbing
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Larne, United Kingdom
via mobile
Unique and Fun!!

The whole afternoon was absolutely fantastic. To say the staff / volunteers were helpful and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
NeilJ84
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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Visit our Monorail Train and Museum. Take a trip back in time and see what the Lartigue Monorail looked like this re-creation of the historical railway that ran from Listowel to Ballybunion between 1888 and 1924. Footage in our film is over 100 years old and gives an insight into the train long ago and then shows the re-making of the Train. Spend an hour or so altogether re-living the past!
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Hours Today: 13:00 - 16:30
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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John b. Keane Road, Listowel, Ireland
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+353 87 225 5893
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was a great afternoon. All the staff are really friendly and it's surprising that they are all volunteers because the level of care giving to us and attention too detail was amazing. They really made a lot of effort with all the visitors and...More

Thank colinbing
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The whole afternoon was absolutely fantastic. To say the staff / volunteers were helpful and inviting is an understatement. They couldn't have done more to show their love, knowledge and interest in the monorail. Our toddler loves everything to do with trains and the staff...More

Thank NeilJ84
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our day here was great we enjoyed the dvd show slide and the ride on the monorail train was lovely and the staff was very helpful with question and really nice to everyone and friendly. It's good place in listowel I would really recommend to...More

Thank sarahjane t
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Everything you could ever want to know about the utterly bizarre Listowel & Ballybunion railway, including the closest thing there'll ever be to a restored operational section of the line (unlimited rides!), and the most welcoming, charming and entertaining volunteer staff imaginable. Fascinating, fun, utterly...More

Thank MV_Overchurch
Reviewed 1 July 2017

This is unique little train that you will nowhere else in the world. Great bunch of volunteers will tell you all about it and take you for short ride.

Thank scotaussie
Reviewed 8 May 2017

I've taken all members of my family on this monorail and they have all thought it was excellent. Certainly suitable for people of all ages. A fascinating insight into a very unique railway which unfortunately no longer exists anywhere. The volunteers are very enthusiastic and...More

Thank Rose S
Reviewed 13 February 2017

The little museum is interesting and the train ride was fun, although quite short. We enjoyed seeing how the train system worked to turn around. Children would enjoy this experience, the men who run it are quite knowledgable plus they seem to enjoy interacting with...More

Thank Pat C
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

If you are in north Kerry on the wild Atlantic way you must definitely stop off here. Great historical information here on a very interesting rail system. Whilst a small centre an interesting one on a rail network.

Thank Diarmuid M
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Hi I have going to this part of Ireland for over 60 years ( My mum was born there) and last year was told about the Lartigue Monorail just outside Listowel. As I had run out of time last year I endeavoured to visit this...More

1  Thank Anthony L
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Nice exhibit of a very unique train system. For just 6 euro you get a short ride and you see how they turned the train around. This was worth the stop by it self. We spent about an hour and found the while story intriguing....More

Thank Wombat1969mn
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