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Cavan County Museum

Virginia Road | Ballyjamesduff, Cavan, Ireland
+353 49 854 4070
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Visited Co. Cavan recently and a visit to the museum was recommended to us. It is a surprising gem... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cavan, Ireland
ww1 trenches

we came across this delightful place by accident, the trenches are an educational must for school... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Linda D
Ballina, Ireland
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“local history” (13 reviews)
“world war” (11 reviews)
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Virginia Road | Ballyjamesduff, Cavan, Ireland
+353 49 854 4070
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited Co. Cavan recently and a visit to the museum was recommended to us. It is a surprising gem situated in an old convent building in Ballyjamesduff. I enjoyed all the exhibits, chronicling local history, but in particular the re-construction of the world war 1...More

Thank frank599
Reviewed 1 week ago

we came across this delightful place by accident, the trenches are an educational must for school children. there are some very interesting displays of social history. these small museums should be better advertised as they are the life blood of keeping our knowledge of times...More

Thank Linda D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth the trip to Ballyjamesduff. Great authentic historical exhibits. Need at least two hours to due exhibits justice

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Very unique and interesting museum, the outdoor section with the World War I trenches and the 1916 Rising GPO exhibition is excellent. Really worth a visit.

Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Set in a beautiful, old convent building this museum offers a wide range of exhibitions and exhibits which will enthrall young and old alike. There is something to interest everyone, from Bronze Age artifacts to a very realistic WW1 trench system. There is plenty of...More

Thank Geraldine M
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

We visited the Cavan County Museum this afternoon. A fantastic museum well laid out and informative covers many years from early ice age ... in particular the World War I trenches and 1916 commemorative facade. Only 15 minutes outside Cavan Town in Ballyjamesduff.

Thank crkks1964
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

This is a great irish and cavan history museum. It covers the plantation, famine, world wars and their effects on Cavan and Ireland. You get to try on the "tommy" uniforms, hats and helmets that soldiers wore in the 1st world war which is very...More

Thank elainewatters
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed our visit here lots of history to see and read an unbelievable oldbuilding that was once owed a d run by nuns glax we stopled off herekidstoo enjoyed it the garden was amazingly beautiful the trenches were made to look so real this...More

Thank Maybe_girl3
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Worth a visit. Lots of displays on local history and plenty of artefacts from the stone age up to world war 2 . Farming life to Gaa . I enjoyed my time at iy. The ww1 trenchs are Brillant and get you thinking what life...More

Thank sid1947
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Visited Cavan museum and really enjoyed our time there looking at all the different exhibities and also enjoyed our experience in the world war trenches at the back of the main building.Afterwards we were able to reflect on our visit with light refreshments in the...More

Thank Kieronl L
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18 November 2017|
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Response from Bozeman-Dublin | Reviewed this property |
We paid €5 for adult ticket. It was in June. Unbelievably good value for the quality of the museum.