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Irish Military War Museum

Starinagh 01234, Ireland
+353 41 981 9501
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Absolutely brilliant. Spent nearly 3 hours there. Kids loved being able to touch and feel the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Christine C
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Wicklow, Ireland
Wealth of information in relaxed informal setting: highly recommend for all ages

Family visit to Military museum with teenage daughter & boyfriend to film for A'Level course work... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
KateOCindarragh
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Crossgar, United Kingdom
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The Irish Military War Museum and family park,offers a fascinating insight into Irish participants' involvement in both World War One and World War Two, as well as other military conflicts in world history. The Irish Military War Museum, covering 5,000 square feet of floor space, will represent a distinctly non-political but 'must see' educational and historical resource for people of all ages and from right across the island of Ireland and beyond.
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“picnic area” (12 reviews)
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Absolutely brilliant. Spent nearly 3 hours there. Kids loved being able to touch and feel the exhibits; and the staff were fantastic at answering any questions and keeping the younger ones interested. A hidden gem that is well worth the visit.

Thank Christine C
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Family visit to Military museum with teenage daughter & boyfriend to film for A'Level course work. Impressive collection of artefacts from WW1 & WW2. Very interesting & informative podcasts delivered by William with a quirky, amusing personal slant. William & Fergus both on hand to...More

Thank KateOCindarragh
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Excellent day out William was very helpful. Delighted to see the two boys in their element. Great display and pod for information for the displays. We will be certainly be visiting again. New time we will pre book the tank drive. Excellent day had by...More

Thank Karen F
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Like another reviewer, I spotted a sign-post for this museum by chance as I was driving from Ardee to Dublin. Had limited time but was blown away by the experience. I've been to several military museums world-wide (USA, UK, Canada, France). However this was, without...More

Thank Padraig D
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Spotted the road sign by chance in the way to Slane. Thought we would try it on our way home and it turned out to be the highlight of our trip. The staff were very friendly and knowledgable, especially the owner William. He was very...More

Thank Kevin M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had booked my partner In for the tank driving experience for his Xmas present. It was a great day out I got to go in the back of the tank while he was driving. We both had a blast. My partner was driving the...More

Thank Julie C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The quality of the displays is second to none and the enthusiasm and helpfulness of the staff is amazing. I have been a fan of military history all my life and the experience provided by the museum was outstanding. I will most definitely be back...More

Thank Tomás Ó
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After having heard about the museum from a friend in work I stumbled across the website. Having an interest in vehicles and weapons it looked right up my street. I suggested it to a group of friends and we decided to head out to the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the museum purely for the tank driving experience it was brilliant one of the best experiences i have had the instructor was very knowledgeable and the course was fantastic with hills and hollows to go through would highly recommend everybody to give this...More

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Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Visited the Irish War Museum with friends on Saturday 13th January. We were pleasantly surprised as soon as we entered the building to be able to have hands on experience straight away, in holding and finding out how the rifles and various types of ammunition...More

Thank Philip D
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FunDub
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Response from stegmckegg | Reviewed this property |
There is a children's play area/playground and covered picnic site on location. There were young children in our party who enjoyed themselves immensely.
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