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Kinsale Regional Museum

Market Square, Kinsale, Ireland
+353 21 477 2044
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Excellent small collection

We were unaware and arrived within only 5 minutes of closing time. However, the woman at the gate... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2017
1AnnieEliza
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United States
Very Interesting

As we were passing. We noticed the museum and on a whim wandered in. It was very interesting with... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2017
AudRoy0
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Lake Oswego, Oregon
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Market Square, Kinsale, Ireland
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+353 21 477 2044
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

We were unaware and arrived within only 5 minutes of closing time. However, the woman at the gate welcomed us warmly and told us to "take a wee look upstairs." So we did. Munitions and spears from the 1601 siege on the town, lots of...More

Thank 1AnnieEliza
Reviewed 10 September 2017

As we were passing. We noticed the museum and on a whim wandered in. It was very interesting with exhibits on the ship wreck of the Lusitania including wreckage retrieved from the sea, old Kinsale scenes of how they lived 100 years ago including artifacts,...More

Thank AudRoy0
Reviewed 5 September 2017

It is worth visiting this museum for its historical interest and local history. It contains a section devoted to the sinking of RMS Lucitania off Old Kinsale Head in May 1915.

Thank Michael-Newbury
Reviewed 13 July 2017

I had an hour or two to kill and decided to pop into the museum - it's free but it's suggest you make a contribution as the place is run by volunteers and the money goes to the upkeep of the historical building. Lots of...More

Thank PotsDublin
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Small local museum that gives a nice flavor of community history! Interesting Lusitania exhibit - discussion of potato famine and soup kitchens - historical tools and farming equipment!! It is like visiting Kinsale's attic -- eclectic collection of stuff. If you have time worth the...More

Thank Dr Tim T
Reviewed 2 June 2017

We enjoyed a private tour with a very informative guide. We especially liked the Lusitania information and the beautiful Irish lace.

Thank Liberte2012
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Volunteers welcome you and provide information about the museum. It's fascinating and they have a very eclectic collection, everything from old tools and implements to relics from the Lusitania. It is only open for a few hours each day but there is no fee for...More

Thank Connie A
Reviewed 24 May 2017

The Kinsale Regional Museum is staffed by volunteers. It's not big, it's not fancy, but it's certainly worth a visit if you're in Kinsale. There's an interesting exhibit on the Lusitania, given the proximity of its sinking to Kinsale. Oddities include a pituitary giant's shoes,...More

Thank NCDoc
Reviewed 15 April 2017

The volunteers can really help answer any question. The Museum is downtown Kinsale in the old courthouse.

Thank TeresaGeis
Reviewed 13 November 2016

This museum is very good to understand history of the Kinsale area and learning about its different periods.

Thank Eugene J
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