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Address: Attanagh House, Portlaoise, Ireland
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+353 57 873 6112

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It is out of the way, but if you are in the area it is worth it. If you are are a sportsman plan a couple hours becuase you will want to swap storys and will have a lot of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 September 2014
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Twin Falls, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2014

It is out of the way, but if you are in the area it is worth it. If you are are a sportsman plan a couple hours becuase you will want to swap storys and will have a lot of questions. If you are not a sportsman it is still worth the trip but you would only need a hour... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2014

Well worth the trip. A delightful assembly of fascinating artifacts displayed with care and love. The taxidermy collection is charmed and contains some very rare and historical examples of both the art and species. This is a regional museum that is an example of just how thoughtfully a collection can be displayed and shared. Allow at least two to three... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2013

ive been to this museum twice over the last few years and was extremely impressed on my last visit. The owner/curator Mr Walter Phelan has done a tremendous job adding numerous new objects and categories that are well worth viewing. He has added quite a few rare and intriguing items that would be lost without the obvious appreciation that Walter... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2013

. Great place. Great host. Even to a non fisher or hunter like me I found this museum in a country house fascinating. The highlight is a reconstructed boat house, totally underground, containing a punt with a duck gun mounted in it. Ptarmagen, grouse, pheasant and capricelle all mounted in a deadly magnificence beloved of our Victorian ancestors. Definitely worth... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2013

Off the beaten track but well worth a visit if you have an interest in fishing...it is a surprising place with a huge range of items.

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