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Bantry Museum

Bantry, Ireland
+353 27 50229
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Pity the museum is not open when it says it should be

Really good collection-local material of a disparate nature but fascinating. Ranges from photos to... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
paul o
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Greater London, United Kingdom
A fascinating collection

This is a small museum with a wealth of material telling the history of the town. When we visited... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2017
Maggie P
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8 Aug 2017
“Pity the museum is not open when it says it should be”
5 Jul 2017
“A fascinating collection”
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Bantry, Ireland
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+353 27 50229
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Really good collection-local material of a disparate nature but fascinating. Ranges from photos to spin dryer to agricultural objects. A great place to visit but I do wish the owners would stick to the hours they advertise. I had to go there three times to...More

Thank paul o
Reviewed 5 July 2017

This is a small museum with a wealth of material telling the history of the town. When we visited the lady in the museum was only to happy to answer any questions and add her own recollections of life when she was a child and...More

Thank Maggie P
Reviewed 3 August 2016

A very small museum, with very random items inside, Popped in as it was raining, free to enter but give a donation at the end, Staff very enthusiastic and helpful, some artefacts relating to Bantry but mostly just old stuff.

1  Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 23 October 2015 via mobile

Nice little museum. Very informative and interesting. Needs funding and a new space badly. But still very interesting.

Thank Paige F
Reviewed 21 September 2015

We spent a pleasant 20 minutes in this museum, We dashed in sheltering from the rain.It was quite interesting and passed the time until the rain had stopped.

Thank drjohn030151
Reviewed 26 August 2015

We nearly missed this museum because it is so small BUT... we were glad we found it just near the parish church in the centre. WOW! it might be small but it packs a punch with so much fascinating stuff from the past and interesting...More

Thank Mary F
Reviewed 15 June 2014

A brilliant place to visit. I had just got off the bus to Bantry from Cork, it was tipping down with rain, I saw this place and thought I'd shelter from the rain for a bit. There are amazing items in here, old pictures, old...More

3  Thank SLWE7
Reviewed 18 July 2013

What a beautiful place to visit! Jim the man working there was so nice and went out of his way to help us when we found a picture of my grandmother when she was a child. A must see for people with a family connection...More

1  Thank mallow80
Reviewed 11 May 2013

Couldn't believe the museum was closed on a bank holiday weekend when there were a lot of people about. Visited as part of a genealogy holiday and hoped for some information to help. Luckily the local shopkeepers and bookstore were helpful and informative.

Thank dustylin
Reviewed 30 March 2012

Strange little museum, hidden away behind the fire station. Two small rooms with a wierd and wonderful collection of memorabilia. A wonderful demonstration in itself of a special Irish approach to things. Loved it!

1  Thank noraltc
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