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Kinsale Regional Museum

Market Square, Kinsale, Ireland
+353 21 477 2044
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Quaint local museum

I had an hour or two to kill and decided to pop into the museum - it's free but it's suggest you... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2017
Lismore, Ireland
A Taste of Local History

Small local museum that gives a nice flavor of community history! Interesting Lusitania exhibit... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2017
Dr Tim T
Sarasota, Florida
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Market Square, Kinsale, Ireland
+353 21 477 2044
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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
Reviewed 12 October 2016

First it is an interesting building to see and go through. Second, the amount of history here is amazing. Loved seeing the old photos.

Thank auvoir
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Lots of kinsale history in this museum including boots from the kinsale giant,artefacts from the luisitania, well worth a visit,free admission just a donation on way out for upkeep,all volunteer staff.

Thank nmcnamara1
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

This volunteer manned, and free admission museum, is a must see - and not only to help support those who keep the exhibits available. The information and artifacts surrounding the Luisitania sinking off the coast of nearby Old Head are worth the time and effort....More

Thank WKGuy1
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