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Knock Museum

Knock Eire, Ireland
+353 94 937 5034
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Beautiful part of Ireland

I enjoy my stay in Knock. The grounds are kept very clean. It is the most Peaceful place in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
931mary
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County Dublin, Ireland
History of the Visitation and the area

You've gone to the shrine, so visit the museum to learn about the visitation and life of Knock and... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2017
1shep
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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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Knock Museum captures the unique and compelling story of the Knock Apparition of 1879 and tells of the fifteen ordinary people who witnessed this extraordinary event. Visitors can read original hand-written letters by people cured at Knock and listen to pilgrims sharing stories and memories of Knock. The Apparition is also set in the context of life at that time, from living in the thatched house to working in the forge. At Knock Museum, visitors can read through the amazing stories of ordinary pilgrims in the 'Diary of Cures', a collection of original letters written to Archdeacon Cavanagh in the first year after the Apparition. Visitors are invited to step back in time to 1879, the year of the Apparition and explore what life at this time. Knock Shrine has a rich and fascinating history and has been shaped by a number of remarkable people. At Knock Museum, you can share in the experiences of the millions of pilgrims that have visited here through the years and learn of the ordinary people who witnessed the Apparition, an event that changed their lives and the village of Knock forever.
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  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Knock Eire, Ireland
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+353 94 937 5034
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoy my stay in Knock. The grounds are kept very clean. It is the most Peaceful place in Ireland. A little Peace of Heaven on Earth.

Thank 931mary
Reviewed 12 July 2017

You've gone to the shrine, so visit the museum to learn about the visitation and life of Knock and County Mayo at the time and since. There are displays showing a typical house and workshop. There are tools on display and bits and pieces from...More

Thank 1shep
Reviewed 28 June 2017

the museum gives the backdrop to local life at the time of the apparition, with a mock-up of a home and blacksmith's workshop. It tells about who the people were who saw the apparition and how it was investigated

Thank Gareth H
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Museum provides background to the events at Knock and the audio guide was very interesting. Cafe and shop attached too

Thank RoL2012
Reviewed 11 June 2017

I think it would be easy to visit the Fatima Shrine and miss the museum which is a several hundred yards away from the main shrine. There was plenty of photos of people as they used to dress. ploughs, farming implements etc. It was a...More

1  Thank Dannydal
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

The lad in the museum had a very good knowledge of local pubs and where to go for a good sesh with the lads.

Thank Ronan C
Reviewed 15 May 2017

The restaurant is within the complex of the Museum and there are queues usually for lunch during the months May to September. However, the queue moves fairly quickly. Variety of food from all day breakfast, Panini's, wraps, salads and hot lunches. I would opt for...More

Thank _teachnaleachtai
Reviewed 7 May 2017

This was a great tour after the magnificent churches and the grounds are well maintained the history and all the Museum is well worth the trip.. Enjoy your day.

2  Thank Anna N
Reviewed 4 May 2017

I have visited Knock museum many times and always enjoy this lovely laid back trip down memory lane. My visit recently, wasn't specifically to visit the museum, but I had been hearing great reviews about it's restaurant and wanted to see if it was really...More

Thank Kathleen M
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Great little museum of local history and the history of Knock shrine and how it came to be! Small gift shop too.

Thank BrenandJo
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Butterflyprawn789
19 November 2016|
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Response from mal9563 | Reviewed this property |
Hi yes there is a bus from the airport to knock it then continues to claremorris.
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Darth R
11 November 2016|
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Response from ramsbottom936 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Flybe do flights from Edinburgh to Knock but if it's for next year the flights available at the moment are only from Jan-March 2017. I have been using Flybe (Manchester-Knock) for the past 4-5 years and they have been... More
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