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Collins Barracks Museum

Collins Barracks Old Youghal Road, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 451 4000
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historical museum

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

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cork, Ireland
such a warm welcome !

We first wanted to visit the museum on Tuesday afternoon but it was closed so we came back this... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2017
chri t
Avesnes-sur-Helpe, France
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Collins Barracks Old Youghal Road, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 451 4000
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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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
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

Thank karenbebbington
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
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
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
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Called yesterday and visited the Eileen Gray exhibition. Great to see her work displayed and a privelage to view it - small number of pieces but well worth the visit. Also called into the Ib Jorgensen exhibition - a timeless classic collection , many of...More

Thank moll5358
Reviewed 5 November 2016

I visited Cork's Military Museum at Collins Barracks to view the exhibits on the Easter Rising 1916, Irish War of Independence 1916 - 1922, and the Irish Civil War 1922-1923. The museum is situated inside the walls of Collins Military Barracks, Old Youghal Road on...More

2  Thank Tuf1954
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Went with my son to Collins Barracks I grew up near the barracks sso it was great to read all the history attached to it .I remember John F Kennedy landing in Collins Barracks and saw him as he was driven down from the barracks.The...More

Thank Swimmermartin
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

The displays are of a very high and interesting standard easy to navigate . There is a 1916 centennial display with many important items from the event. I would highly recommend a visit.

1  Thank joyrider_8
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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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