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Cork Public Museum

| Fitzgeralds Park, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 427 0679
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An Historic Gem

My Family and I visited The Cork Public Museum recently. It is a lovely attraction in Fitzgeralds... read more

Reviewed 28 February 2016
Caroline D
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Cork, Ireland
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
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Killarney, Ireland
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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 archaeological exhibits that trace over 7,000 years of human settlement in Cork. Explore the museum’s historical exhibits that tell the stories of many prominent Cork men and women who played their part in some of the most important national and international events of the last four centuries. The museum’s exhibits highlight and examine the city’s rich civic, political, military, social and cultural histories that make Cork what it is today. From May 1st the museum will be opened the following hours: Monday: Closed Tuesday – Friday: 10am -4pm Saturday: 11am – 4pm Sunday (May to September): 2 – 4pm
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  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“local history” (4 reviews)
“free entry” (4 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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| Fitzgeralds Park, Cork, Ireland
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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.

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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

Thank Lorian W
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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

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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

Thank joely m
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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

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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

Thank Tony C
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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

Thank TheMammyJournal
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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.

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Reviewed 1 September 2015

started raining so went into the museum had not being in there for years, must say was very impressed, loads of history about the locality and the old cork history, put together very well, really enjoyed it,

Thank sandraO O
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Reviewed 6 June 2015

I'd been meaning to get back out here with awhile and heard about the new exhibition 'Digging up Cork Unearthing its Medieval Past'. I decided it might be worth checking out. The exhibition featured items that had been uncovered in various excavations in Cork city....More

1  Thank David R
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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
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