We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Celtic and Prehistoric Museum

Slea Head Drive | Kilvicadownig, Ventry, Ireland
+353 87 770 3280
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Worth the Stop

It was raining and I was peckish. We saw the bright yellow house ahead as we were on the Slea Head... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lara B
,
Elizabethtown, Kentucky
Beautiful Stop Off in The Dingle Peninsula

Really a nice surprise to find this hidden jewel. Was greeted by the owner and his faithful dog... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Sharon K
,
Erie, Pennsylvania
Read all 228 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“harris moore” (20 reviews)
“gift shop” (24 reviews)
“wooly mammoth” (18 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
LOCATION
Slea Head Drive | Kilvicadownig, Ventry, Ireland
CONTACT
Website
+353 87 770 3280

Similar Things to Do in Ventry

Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (228)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 213 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was raining and I was peckish. We saw the bright yellow house ahead as we were on the Slea Head Drive, and my sister asked me if I wanted to stop. "No," I grouched. "But you love archaeological artifacts," she replied. "Do you want...More

Thank Lara B
celticmuseum, Owner at Celtic and Prehistoric Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for your thoughtful review, Lara

Reviewed 7 September 2017

Really a nice surprise to find this hidden jewel. Was greeted by the owner and his faithful dog Duke. Very historic museum with lots of interesting relics. Excellent gift shop, and is well worth the stop.

Thank Sharon K
Reviewed 29 August 2017

My wife was patient enough as we drove by for she and I to visit the Celtic Prehistoric Museum. Frankly, I wasn't expecting much. Surprisingly I was rewarded with viewing a HUGE wooley mammoth skull within arms length. Cave bear skeletons. Stone age, bronze age...More

Thank hlno
celticmuseum, Owner at Celtic and Prehistoric Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2017

Thanks, Dan!

Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

While we were traveling around Dingle and Slea Head, we came across this wonderful Museum! Don't miss the opportunity to go in and see this collection of treasures. We were amazed and the owner is great. Thank you for an unforgettable experience. Ron and Vicki...More

Thank Vicki V
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Came across this little gem by accident while tooling around the Dingle Peninsula. Decided to stop in and by the time I finished the displays I wanted to move in. Quirky, well presented collection described with humor and intelligence. Informative but not overwhelming. A knock...More

Thank jalika
celticmuseum, Owner at Celtic and Prehistoric Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2017

Thanks, Jalinka. Haha...actually, this museum is what I do BECAUSE I never grew up!

Reviewed 20 August 2017

We stopped in. The whole visit took less than an hour The museum is both upstairs and down stairs. The collection is well displayed. A lot of care was taken in setting up the museum. The gift store is very neat also. This would NOT...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

This very small museum has some fascinating fossils and stones from prehistoric times. The museum has each item well displayed and detailed information about each. There is a gift shop for purchasing small items after your self guided tour. The most interesting thing. for me...More

Thank sdlhgt
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This museum is like no other it is so nicely laid out and there is a tranquility to it that is just wonderful. The Wooly Mammoth head is amazing to see and again the setting among cave paintings and grasses was really appealing. A lot...More

Thank Rockkatrine
Reviewed 26 July 2017

The museum is in what seems to be the proprietor's own house. He was extremely casual - after collecting our money and briefly explaining the layout he disappeared into the private section of the house & left us to it. The museum has the feel...More

Thank ActRegular_traveller
Reviewed 23 July 2017

I am not one to usually come to Tripadvisor and write a poor review, I rarely feel the need to do so. I am also conscious that upon being given constructive feedback online the owner of this attraction seems to respond with some very vicious...More

Thank Kery L
celticmuseum, Owner at Celtic and Prehistoric Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2017

Very sorry you had a negative experience. I would genuinely be interested to hear what I said that was either rude or dismissive. It is true I do have a hard time staying cool when pro-Trump conversations are initiated, for example...my bad. The entrance price...More

Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
The Skipper
439 reviews
3.19 km away
Caife na Tra
6 reviews
4.29 km away
Louis Mulcahy Pottery Cafe
160 reviews
6.19 km away
The Stonehouse Restaurant
403 reviews
1.39 km away
Nearby Attractions
Dunbeg Fort
181 reviews
1.44 km away
Dingle Sheepdogs Demonstrations & Trials
16 reviews
1.49 km away
Irish Famine Cottages
284 reviews
1.46 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Celtic and Prehistoric Museum staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit