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Collins Barracks Museum

Collins Barracks Old Youghal Road, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 451 4000
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Brings history home

Stopped at GPO about 3 days before we found this museum If you don't know the story of Collins... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Eugene J
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Prospect Park, Pennsylvania
Michael Collins is The Man

If you don't know the story of his heroic contributions to Irish independence, you must go to the... read more

Reviewed 17 January 2018
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Collins Barracks Old Youghal Road, Cork, Ireland
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+353 21 451 4000
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped at GPO about 3 days before we found this museum If you don't know the story of Collins contributions to Irish independence, you must go to the Collins Barracks Museum. A little hard to find but worth it. We were givien a guided tour...More

Thank Eugene J
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Reviewed 17 January 2018

If you don't know the story of his heroic contributions to Irish independence, you must go to the Collins Barracks Museum. We were entitled to a guided tour by a military, where we have been very well briefed on the history of Ireland and its...More

Thank Harley68Portugal
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Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

A local friend recommended visiting here when I said I wanted to learn a bit of 'istry. The museum is free of charge to enter and contains a number of relics from the Irish Rebellion detailing events that took place as Ireland became a republic....More

Thank Redragon2
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

I was so sorry I did not have longer to stay here last June. The excellent well informed solider guide brought the story of Micheal Collins and that era of Irish history to LIFE for myself and my French guests. They were enthralled. The preservation...More

Thank Alyeesha
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

a must if you like historical cork as there is a great display of memorabilia there and the history of 1916

Thank mmmcork
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Reviewed 21 July 2017

We first wanted to visit the museum on Tuesday afternoon but it was closed so we came back this morning and we we're really glad to have done so ! The visit was really interesting, we learned a lot about Irish history , Cork barracks...More

Thank chri t
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Reviewed 13 June 2017

We visited the Barracks with my Grandad who was based there in 1940s/50s the memories that came flooding back to him were amazing (he now unfortunately has dementia) this was a wonderful experience and without the museum this would not of been possible to look...More

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Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

A good fee hours of interesting history. The smallies will love it with all the guns army truck's etc. Superb well worth a visit

Thank Kasi s
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Reviewed 24 March 2017

Went for a walk in Dublin, ended up here. Free to get in and wander around. We had our own guide, by means of a relative, who was stationed here a while back. Walk through the parade ground, listen to the echo on the way...More

Thank drew_wilson66
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Reviewed 7 March 2017

We had a great visit to Collins Barracks Museum. The exhibits were very well displayed and the information with each item was very informative. There were different sections on Michael Collins, The Civil war. The war of Independents and the history of the Barracks. The...More

Thank bilcar31
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Noreen D
20 September 2017|
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Response from chri t | Reviewed this property |
Hello the opening times are indicated on their website. here they are: Closed on Monday Tuesday to Friday: 10.00am to 13.00 Pam Friday afternoon: 14.00pm to 15.30pm I hope it helps!
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