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Celtic and Prehistoric Museum

Slea Head Drive | Kilvicadownig, Ventry, Ireland
+353 87 770 3280
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Waste of money

We have visited many historic museums around the world. Usually they have interpretive materials in... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Northern CO
Interesting but a bit too much money

We found this place by accident and enjoyed what we saw. The gift shop is lovely and the building... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tim T
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Slea Head Drive | Kilvicadownig, Ventry, Ireland
+353 87 770 3280

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Reviewed yesterday

We have visited many historic museums around the world. Usually they have interpretive materials in addition to artifacts. This museum has jumbles of artifacts in cases, most of which are unlabeled, and none of which are described in terms of their historical significance. What numbers...More

Thank equitraveler47
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We found this place by accident and enjoyed what we saw. The gift shop is lovely and the building unique. However, the 10 euros for 2 adults was a bit steep in my estimation.

Thank Tim T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was impressed with some of the pieces that were data back to prehistoric times. The museum exhibits were dusty and not well maintained. There is a gift within the museum with lots of different items to buy. Some however were more like from a...More

Thank gmk1017
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

While driving the Dingle peninsula we happened upon this museum! What an amazing find and the history and artifacts they have here is STUNNING! Also contains local crafts and artisan pieces of sculpture,jewelry and music! Truly amazing and worth the stop while driving Dingle peninsula!

Thank modernmagick
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

I always stop here because I always see something new. The mammoth skull and tusks are worth the price of admission alone plus the 40,000 year old cave bear - wow! Terrific private collection very nicely presented. The gift shop is worth a special amount...More

Thank Frequent_Traveler
Reviewed 8 April 2017

My father and I stopped in on a whim in the beginning of our drive around the Dingle Peninsula. What we thought would be a quick stop wound up lasting well over 2 hours. We were astounded at the quality of items on display. The...More

Thank ChirishRover
celticmuseum, Owner at Celtic and Prehistoric Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

So happy that you got the most out of your visit. I am only sorry I wasn't there to give you some personal input about the pieces, etc on that day. Hope to see you again and thanks for the nice review. Harris Moore

Reviewed 2 April 2017

Surprise museum along the road in Dingle Peninsula. Interesting artifacts. Very colorful. Not a lot of provenance information, but enjoyable nonetheless.

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Loved the collection! Stop if you love artifacts and some antique items to buy too. Right on the way to the bee hives

Thank Chris N
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

This museum had a surprising assortment of excellent fossils and Celtic artifacts. This was a wonderful stop.

Thank John T
Reviewed 27 January 2017

i thought price was high for the things you had to look at, but it was fun an we enjoy it.there where many different prehistoric things i didnt think would be in Ireland.

1  Thank Paulette T
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