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Connemara Heritage and History Centre

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Not to be missed on a visit to Connemara!

One of my tour group's highlights of week long travel through County Galway. Martin O'Hara is a... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
midge m
West Bend, Wisconsin
Really interesting.

A great place. Really interesting with fantastic views. Watch the film 'the field'. Had a coffee... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2018
Keith S
Kent, United Kingdom
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Lettershea, Clifden, Ireland
+353 95 21246
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Reviewed 3 September 2018

One of my tour group's highlights of week long travel through County Galway. Martin O'Hara is a fantastic guide, family historian, entertaining presenter, and lover of the land and of Irish's history. We were extremely impressed with him and the Centre itself. A truly unique...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

A great place. Really interesting with fantastic views. Watch the film 'the field'. Had a coffee and lovely cake in the cafe.

Thank Keith S
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Not much to see hear at all. Not suitable for young children. Shouldn’t really be charging to enter maybe just accept donations

Thank Jackovsky
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Thought this was THE Connemara History Center, but it is rather a private enterprise with reconstructed buildings. Note.. we really don't know how people lived 4000 years ago - but I guess they made an educated guess. Price of admission, a staggering 8 Euro, includes...More

Thank Sharron G
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

We had a great visit to the history center today. We enjoyed a nice lunch followed by a wonderful tour of Dan O’Sheas house and a turf demonstration. It was quite fascinating.

Thank lisamarieclarktx
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

This is a unique experience for sure! There’s lunch if you are hungry and a lovely gift shop. The highlight though is when a tractor pulls you up a mountain in a trolley car! Martin, the owner and lover of history, shares the history of...More

1  Thank Sandy W
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

After stopping at Ballynahinch Castle hotel and passing this place on the way to Clifden. I decided to check it out on TripAdvisor. After gauging some of the reviews I decided to call their with my wife after we had spent the day at Kylemore...More

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 5 November 2017

We visited with our family. (7 of us altogether, including our 11-year-old grandson Dan O'Hara.) It was a beautiful sunny day in late October. The welcome from Paula was very warm: she was delighted to meet Dan! The museum and the audio-visual were very interesting....More

Thank DJD_6162
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Nice stop off to kill and hour or two. Staff were all friendly and we enjoyed looking around and walking to the cottage. Did not see many animals or have a tractor ride however. Worth a visit as it is not overly expensive

1  Thank finchmm91
Reviewed 4 July 2017

We stopped here for tea and were charmed by the tour. Pulled by a huge tractor and comfy in an enclosed wagon, we made our way to the top with stories and singing by our guide, the local farmer. The cottage of Dan O'Hara and...More

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