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Michael Collins House

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An essential visit when in Clonakilty

I was visiting Clonakilty last weekend for the marathon and decided to pop in for a visit Costing... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
holly74limerick
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Doha, Qatar
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The Big Fella

Very interesting visit. Very well done with guided tour if you wish. Plenty of artefacts, audio... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Mause11
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Cork, Ireland
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Michael Collins House is a History Museum in Clonakilty, Cork dedicated to Irish revolutionary hero, Michael Collins. Learn about the 'Big Fella' himself and his life story entwined with the history of the fight for Irish independence. Discover the...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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7 Emmet Square, Clonakilty, Ireland
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+353 23 885 8676
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All reviews his life emmet square michael collins well worth a visit excellent museum informative museum self guided tour takes around minutes great addition entrance fee is reasonable photos and videos three floors small museum interested in irish history irish independence well laid out interesting details
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I was visiting Clonakilty last weekend for the marathon and decided to pop in for a visit Costing only €5 per person, this is great value and worth visiting I recommend the guided tour as the Tour Guide was so knowledgeable & passionate about the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank holly74limerick
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very interesting visit. Very well done with guided tour if you wish. Plenty of artefacts, audio visuals with a history of his life and family.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Mause11
Reviewed 1 November 2018

This is well worth a visit, we felt we understood much more about Ireland's history...lovely friendly, helpful lady on reception desk.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

We loved visiting this little part of history. So much information contained in this house. Would recommend to anyone who enjoys irish history.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

I went to the Michael Collins Museum on August 22nd this year and was really blown away by the professionalism of the museum layout abd the level of detail the management and staff have gone to, to give you a comprehensive overview of West Cork...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 26 September 2018

Museum guide very knowledgeable and interacted well with group; the tour was balanced and educational

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank George H
Reviewed 20 September 2018

Michael Collins’s House was a joy to visit, very easy to negotiate and full of information about Collins himself and other rebel leaders from the area. I got to use the new audio visual guide and I found it really good especially with the extra...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank goodfood10
Reviewed 19 September 2018

It's a cool insight into the history and times of Collins, we spent about an hour there, well spent.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank lenmeister2018
MCollinsHouse, General Manager at Michael Collins House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Lenmeister2018, Thank you very much for taking the time to review Michael Collins House. Glad you enjoyed your visit. Please do call again sometime. Yours Sincerely, Jamie Murphy.

Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our visit. App kept kids interested and entertained. Very informative and particularly enjoyed the original footageMore

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tourist322799
MCollinsHouse, General Manager at Michael Collins House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Tourist322799, Thank you very much for your kind review. Glad you and your kids enjoyed the new audio-visual guides. We have added even more content since your visit with more footage and more images. Please do call again for a visit. Yours Sincerely, Jamie...More

Reviewed 27 August 2018

Avery interesting house to visit ,mostly historical ,so one would need to be into irish history ,some beautiful artifacts and photos ,More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ettie13
MCollinsHouse, General Manager at Michael Collins House, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Dear Ettie, Thank you very much for taking the time to review Michael Collins House. We really appreciate the feedback and we are delighted you had an interesting visit. We would like to think everything in the museum is historical and a great introduction into...More

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ml2459
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Response from MCollinsHouse | Property representative |
Hi Michael, Unfortunately at the moment we don't have a monthly newsletter but we will be starting one in Autumn 2018. You will be able to sign up for it on our website. We also have a yearly membership which is €50 this... More
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