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The Great Blasket Centre and Island

Dun Chaoin, Baile an Fheirtearaigh, Dunquin, Ireland
+353 66 915 6444
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Fantastic facility

The centre is very large and a tremendous interpretation centre for Great Blasket Island. Vital... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Tony B
via mobile
Not worth it

We paid to go in about quarter to five and the staff told us we had plenty of time to use the cafe... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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This cultural center explores the unique history, art and culture of the Blasket Islands.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Dun Chaoin, Baile an Fheirtearaigh, Dunquin, Ireland
+353 66 915 6444
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The centre is very large and a tremendous interpretation centre for Great Blasket Island. Vital facility if weather is too bad to get boat to the island. Nice cafe facility also.

Thank Tony B
Reviewed 5 days ago

We paid to go in about quarter to five and the staff told us we had plenty of time to use the cafe, etc. Actually when i tried to then go to the cafe, i was told they were closing in a few minutes. I...More

Thank JennyB1984
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Was here today with the lovely Ursula. What a fantastic place to show off our history and heritage!! Only €5 to go in and it is a feast for the senses. There's a movie theatre with a marvellous documentary about the Blasket Islands and the...More

Thank Bandy1954
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well worth a visit to Blasket museum. It is fascinating and has a great coffee shop and book shop to boot. The island is a joy to experience. Ferry leaves from Dunquin and there are three boats per day. We thought the beach on The...More

Thank pratibhanirodi
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the centre with a tour group. Although with a group, we were on our own to explore both the grounds and the centre however we liked. This was really a very interesting stop. There was a wealth of interesting information and history associated...More

Thank Life-travelers
Reviewed 1 week ago

For those who have time to travel up to the pinnacle of Ireland's Dingle Peninsula, the Blasket Centre merits a visit. Overlooking, with a spectacular view I might add, the Great Blasket itself, the well-thought out centre manages to capture the essence of how the...More

Thank Elizabeth M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cheap & very informative yet doesn't feel like a tourist trap. Ideal location with great views and fitting design. Staff seem passionate about the cause & the food was excellent during the trip

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dropped in ahead of a boat trip to the Blasket Islands and was very pleased we did so. An excellent overview of the community which, until 1953, lived on the island. It was a real insight into the lives of these islanders and the pressures...More

Thank Cymru63
Reviewed 1 week ago

I give this a very good review for being such a well organized and really pretty museum. The movie was good, giving some insight into the culture of the island. The only problem with the exhibit in my opinion was intellectual, it has a backwards...More

Thank tak309
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Centre is on the mainland facing the Blasket Islands and houses a permanent display of the history of the islands from the point of view of the islanders, their literature, poetry and thoughts. It is a sizeable exhibition with a great deal of reading...More

Thank Malcolm M
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Peter C
23 November 2016|
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Response from The Blasket C | Property representative |
Hi, Thanks for the question, admission for 2017 will be €5 for adults, €4 for groups / seniors, €3 for students/children, and €13 for families.