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Irish National Heritage Park

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Address: Off Dublin-Wexford Rd. (N11), | Ferrycarrig, Ireland
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+353 53 912 0733
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09:30 - 18:30
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 18:30

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We went there in January 2017 and it was great. It costs 9.50€, but definitely worth every penny. Entertainment for all family. You can have lots of fun and learn lots of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Dublin, Ireland
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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We went there in January 2017 and it was great. It costs 9.50€, but definitely worth every penny. Entertainment for all family. You can have lots of fun and learn lots of stuff. There are real life villages that look like someone is actually living there. Definitely will come back. Strongly recommend this.

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Dublin
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141 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 256 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Two tips. 1. At anytime of the year, bring a torch. 2. In winter, bring wellingtons for young children. A great recreation of aincient settlements. Allow about 75 minutes for the tour, and another 30 minutes to cover parts of the site not included in the tour. Tour guide was great - really helped to bring you back in time... More 

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Ashbourne, Meath, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

teenagers weren't looking forward to the winter morning walk. but actually enjoyed it. lovely layout. nice walking around learning the history. amazing views open fired burning was a nice touch also

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Thank Chris M
Buckingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our guide was dressed for the part, knowledgeable & entertaining oh & French! It was an interesting tour, we learnt a lot & were delighted with our visit.

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Thank Teresa C
Cork, Ireland
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

This park is a fantastic place to visit when in Wexford. We stopped by on a cold Sunday morning in November but still had a great time walking around to all the different exhibits -crannogs, fulacht fias, Viking ships- most are replicas but the last stop is at an original Norman tower. It's informative without being too in depth and... More 

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Thank LisaKilty
County Wexford, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

I'll say up front I live near the Heritage Park and I attend a number of functions a year there and use the restaurant frequently. That said it is the first place I bring any friends I have visiting. The reconstructions have been painstakingly researched and built by conservation specialists who keep traditional building methods alive. If you are lucky... More 

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Thank Philip K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

After living in Wexford for over 10 years I had no idea this gem was right around the corner from me, It has some gorgeous installations with a great attention to detail. I am very interested in the staying overnight in the ringfort next summer along with the other activities.

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Thank Lorna M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Very interesting walk through history. From 9000 years ago, just after the last ice age all the way up to the 1800's. It really does feel like you are walking back in time, with real huts & buildings you can walk into with real camp fires going. We especially like the viking settlement section. Open thatched huts with a camp... More 

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Visited on a sunny autumn day and spent at least three hours here. Could have stayed longer. The park has reconstructions of hunter gatherer huts,Celtic monk settlements,forts and Viking boat yard complete with boat. It brings history to life. The information boards are really useful and the guides are helpful. There is a logical trail and the cafe is in... More 

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Thank Bluerobin59
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12 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Didn't here of this place before but made the stop off on the way home from a breakaway in Wexford. Really enjoyed the walk around the park, wonderful reconstructions of the huts and building from ages gone. great for couples or family's and very informative. The restaurant was very nice and staff are so friendly.

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