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Cork Public Museum

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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good historic place

i went there with family and we had an amazing day out its very educating and historical place for... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2016
Lorian W
Killarney, Ireland

Located on Fitzgerald's Park the Cork Public Museum will give you information about Cork throughout... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2015
Stevenage, United Kingdom
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Cead Mile Failte to Ireland’s oldest Local Authority museum. Situated within walking distance of the city centre in the beautiful Fitzgerald Park, Cork Public Museum has exhibited Cork’s rich and diverse heritage since 1945. Come marvel at...more
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| Fitzgeralds Park, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 427 0679
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Reviewed 25 April 2016

A little niche style museum highlighting the ages of the city through archaeology and history. The trench exhibition is short yet extremely engaging of the senses and the Traveller installation highlights a sadly neglected aspect of our Irish heritage, well done to Cork.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank MichaelKy
Reviewed 7 April 2016

The Cork museum is well worth a visit, set in the beautiful surroundings of Fitzgerald Park its an education in Cork history. Of course being the hundred year anniversary of the 1916 Easter rising there are many items on display relating to the subject ,along...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank fiona91mcpherson
Reviewed 28 February 2016

My Family and I visited The Cork Public Museum recently. It is a lovely attraction in Fitzgeralds park. We found it very interesting and informative. It is a must for History lovers. It is a great way to spend an hour.There is no entrance fee.

Date of experience: January 2016
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Reviewed 8 February 2016

i went there with family and we had an amazing day out its very educating and historical place for everyone

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Lorian W
Reviewed 30 December 2015

I haven't visited this museum since I was a child and when I went there during the year I was very impressed with it.Not alone did it show the history of everything cork, including the lord mayor's history,they also had artefacts from the stone age.The...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Ritchie O
Reviewed 16 December 2015

attatched to fitzgeralds park this museum allows access during weather hiccups,not too much history if you want to just take a look around.plenty of visual things for kids

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank joely m
Reviewed 1 October 2015

Located on Fitzgerald's Park the Cork Public Museum will give you information about Cork throughout the years including information about the war for independence and Titanic. There's also exhibits on the First World War and Irish travellers. Worth checking out, especially as it won't cost...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank therichastill
Reviewed 30 September 2015

Much expanded in recent years. There is now much more room for displaying items of interest. Our recent history is well represented as well as our old crafts. Be sure to visit the Travellers display upstairs

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Tony C
Reviewed 25 September 2015

Love go here with my kids, it's a nice way to pass the time whether it's raining or sunny. Very informative also and they have a beautiful old gypsy wagon upstairs

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank TheMammyJournal
Reviewed 3 September 2015

This is one of those places you 'must' visit if you are in Cork. It is a marvelous place and has a wonderful view of the history of Cork.

Date of experience: August 2015
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José Pedro C
25 November 2017|
Response from FoxWynne | Reviewed this property |
Hi José, most of the archaeological finds (from anywhere in the country, Cork included) were collected by interested groups, such as the RIA, and are now displayed in the National Museum of Ireland, Archaeology in Dublin... More