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Butter Museum

Shandon, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 430 0600
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Shandon, Cork, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is well worth a visit quite interesting to see all the things they used when making butter.Its in a pretty part of the town but feel they dont make the best of it.

Thank wilkosteph28
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a cute "different" museum with the exhibits one might expect and an interesting film for all ages, depicting the evolving of the dairy industry in Ireland from cottage industry to an world wide dairy super power. Interesting explanations of the methods of quality...More

Thank Sue L
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very quirky little tour detailing the dairy industry in Ireland. Very fun!! Makes me wanna go home to USA and stock up on Kerrygold butter!

Thank Loretta1983
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We managed to make it there on a day that they were having a butter making demonstration, and we loved it! I was very wary, given the previous reviews, but the man leading the demonstration was extremely knowledgable and we actually ended up learning a...More

Thank Megan W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Not what I was expecting but good enough for the price. Only €4 and it had old churns and even some bog butter! My friend and I went here and it was a pleasant enough way to spend an hour out of the increasingly warm...More

Thank FranceneMVR
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the advertising, we expected a lot more than was on display. The exhibits were simple and very dusty. They was no live exhibit on making butter. If they had this type of hands on or live exhibit it would significantly help the museum.

Thank jartman65
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fun museum for anyone who appreciates the importance of butter! It's actually a neat little museum which is easily done in under an hour. The movie at the start is nicely done. Nice place to visit .

Thank allroadsleadtorome3
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Get your expectations in check. It is a museum about butter, people, not the Louve. However for what it’s was, I walked out of there mildly amused ( there is an accidentally hilarious video involving a woman, two men, and a butter churn) and more...More

1  Thank Matt M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Underwhelming, I’m afraid. Perhaps my expectations were too high. The ‘Cork City Heritage Guide’ says there are “regular butter making demonstrations” but this week there is just one demonstration - at 12 noon, Saturday. The video documentary ‘Green to Gold. Ireland’s Butter’ is the core...More

Thank Glenn S
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Reviewed 15 May 2018

A rather disappointing museum. There was a good video about the production of butter. however the rest of this small museum was not particularly well set out. More artefacts of the industry would have helped. Also there was no gift area which could have have...More

Thank ann p
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