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Kennedy Homestead

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Address: Dunganstown, New Ross, Ireland
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Follow in the footsteps of JFK

This visitor centre, located close to New Ross is the ancestral home of JFK. He visited here in 1963 during his trip to Ireland. The Homestead tour includes a number of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 November 2016
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Haverfordwest, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Visited the Kennedy homestead today. What a joy. Excellent visitor experience. Mary was very knowledgeable and spent time explaining the Kennedy family tree. Mary is certainly a gem at the Kennedy Homestead.

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Cologne, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were here a few years before the visitor centre was built and was interesting but now it is on a whole new level and you can really immerse yourself in the Kennedy history . We brought 2 grandchildren aged 9 and 7 and they loved it .

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Dublin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

My wife just finished a book on kick kennedy so when she saw this place online she insisted we went. I'm delighted we did. Very interesting look at the kennedy family tree and their origins. The guide was extremely knowledgeable and made the tour for us! I still can't get over the fact that they have the roseary beads that... More 

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Wexford
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

We really enjoyed our visit to the Centre. It was very informative and entertaining and well laid out for the visitors. We had visited here many years ago in the '70's and all that was to be seen then was the cottage. Now with the new Visitor's centre built with it's large windows and technology........it's a lovely experience, and a... More 

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Thank PhillT
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

We found this well worth a visit. The staff are very well informed and take pride in their knowledge. The homestead itself is extremely well kept and immaculately clean. The tour is excellent and a lovely piece of Irish history.

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New Ross, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

This visitor centre, located close to New Ross is the ancestral home of JFK. He visited here in 1963 during his trip to Ireland. The Homestead tour includes a number of interactive exhibits which tell the story of the Kennedy family and in particular JFK himself. There are a lot of photos and memorabilia. There is also a small coffee... More 

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Albury, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

We found this very worthwhile. there is an excellent visitor centre and Mary gave us an excellent run-down prior to us starting.

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Drogheda, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

This is set in a rural part of co.Wexford and is fairly easy to find. The guide who introduced us to the museum, was very passionate about its history.I enjoyed reading all about the history of the Kennedy family and looking at the photographs and memorabilia .You can't actually enter the farmhouse as his ancestors still live in it but... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

The Kennedy Homestead at New Ross, Ireland was very informative and the relative of JFK gave us some insight into the great man. The displays are well presented making this is a must visit.

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County Wexford, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

This is where John f kennedys great great grandfather came from,it is still a working farm owned by his ancesters,there is a small visitor centre where you watch a film of JFK'S visit in 1963 and you get a tour of the farm.

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