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We stumbled upon Collins Barracks after climbing the stairs up St Patrick's Street and I'm glad we did. Sgt McGarry was on duty and gave us an enthusiastic, informative and interesting tour of the museum and history lesson on Michael Collins and Ireland's fight for...More
I simply love the setting of a 300 year old, purpose built army barracks. Lots to see in a very comfortable setting with ample places to sit and reflect.
Transport options are excellent with a tram to the door, bus tour access and an ample...More
Firstly, would just say there seems to be a lot of confusion between Collins Barracks Military Museum in Cork and one in Dublin. This is definitely about Cork!
Visited the military museum with my sister and my nephew recently. It was very good, would highly...More
Red Luas line is handy and get off at the Museum stop. Excellent museum with interesting artefacts. None of the staff interacted with us which was a disappointment compared to the Ulster museum in Belfast. The history after 1921 is glossed over a bit.
Wonderful, beautiful exhibition of craftsmanship by skilled people who previously worked in Waterford Crystal.
I really enjoyed it. Some of the exhibits are modeled on artifacts from the National Museum.
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
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
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