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Going back in time

Went to visit the Workhouse in Dunfanaghy. Two of the buildings that made up the original reception... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
kd7724
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Maghera, United Kingdom
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Interesting

A small museum telling the history of the original building - a workhouse. Information regarding... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
pam s
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Monmouth, United Kingdom
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Dunfanaghy, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went to visit the Workhouse in Dunfanaghy. Two of the buildings that made up the original reception area have been refurbished to make up the exhibition area. One half is used as a coffee shop, reception and souvenir area. The other half is the actual...More

Thank kd7724
Reviewed 5 days ago

A small museum telling the history of the original building - a workhouse. Information regarding the folk who lived in the workhouse,- their food, living conditions, daily lives etc - is easy to read and understand. Upstairs the life of Wee Hannah is recounted in...More

Thank pam s
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just passing the workhouse decided to call in. Well worth a visit and at just 5 euro, give headphones for the story of 'We Hannah' . Very sad we Hannah had a very sad life but survived to live into her 90s

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I visited here during our visit to Dunfanaghy. We were greeted by a very pleasant lady member of staff. There is a gift shop and rest rooms. The displays and information are very informative and interesting

1  Thank asiseeit66
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

We called in here as we were passing, and we found it a very worthwhile visit, for 5 euros you get wireless headphones to tell you a story as you look round and see the scenes set out before you, you also have loads of...More

Thank banjodeano
Reviewed 29 June 2018

The Workhouse has a great Famine Exhibition telling the story of 'wee' Hannah, It takes approx 30mins. We had gorgeous homemade apple pie and the most wonderful fresh salad. The Playpark was great as we could eat our lunch in peace! The Staff is so...More

Thank annafriel
Reviewed 31 May 2018

Was told about the Workhouse as a must to see when in Dunfanaghy. My Great Great Grandfather spent the last 40 years of his life in a Workhouse in East London after he was bankrupted, so I was curious to see an example of a...More

Thank george45
Reviewed 30 April 2018

The haunting tale of Hannah and her time in the Workhouse, of the conditions endured. What her situation was prior to going there. Thought provoking indeed. What if the workhouse hadn't existed? Go and see it . Then walk the Hornhead Loop. Think of Hannah...More

Thank DHB1947
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

Well worth a visit! We visited and were impressed at the renovation of the building. It’s so authentic that at times with the help of the audio guide you can almost be transported back in time. You would have to have a heart of stone...More

Thank cairnview8
Reviewed 24 April 2018

This attraction is an ideal way to spend a wet afternoon and it has a lovely cafe attached as well as ample parking right outside. The workhouse tells the life story of one little girl called "Wee Hannah" whos circumstances forced her to live and...More

Thank georgeireland2018
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Hi, sorry I can't remember exactly, but it wasn't expensive.
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