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Doagh Famine Village

Doagh Island | Inishowen, Ireland
+353 74 937 8078
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Interesting place.

Really interesting place explaining Irish history. A bit hard to understand at times. Nice place... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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A friendly informative interpretation of Ireland's tragic history

It's quite a trek but worth the effort to visit the Famine Museum. In fact, it's about a lot more... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Llanberis, United Kingdom
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Doagh Island | Inishowen, Ireland
+353 74 937 8078
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Really interesting place explaining Irish history. A bit hard to understand at times. Nice place to visit.

Thank darobins97123
Reviewed 4 days ago

It's quite a trek but worth the effort to visit the Famine Museum. In fact, it's about a lot more than just the1845 famine and is a fascinating cultural insight into Ireland's history. The guides were knowledgeable and interesting. Some of the written interpretation is...More

Thank gw1pcd
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

An unusual mixture of history, human interest stories and fun! Really interesting, esp the guided tour which put Irish history and traditions in a worldwide context and brought it bang up to date. Allow 2 hours- well worth the €8 and more! Also a shop...More

Thank Louise C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What a great place!! Fun. Interesting. Great price!! Can't wait to go again!! Love!!! Great for adults and kids alike.

Thank Irene W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice family run attraction. A through the ages journey of Ireland, tour of the 'village' and some good facts. I was expecting slightly more information on the actual famine though, but good none the less. We spent about2 hours here and walked over to the...More

1  Thank Stevebluenose
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the famine village on Tuesday morning, not knowing what to expect but we thoroughly enjoyed our visit. Such a lot is packed into such a small piece of land, the whole tour is interesting and informative. Pat and Cahill were wonderful guides, both...More

1  Thank Candygirl156
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The name 'Famine Village' is a bit of a misnomer as the potato famine is only covered briefly in this lovely outdoor museum comprising a series of thatched cottages, one of which was lived in by the enthusiastic curator as a child. We learned so...More

Thank Jellybellydancer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum has been restored by the person who lived through it and actually does the talk accompanied by family members. On arrival we were given refreshment in the tea room until it was our tour. Very informative and interesting. Once the guide has finished...More

1  Thank Ann J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was such a brilliant place to visit - the name Famine Village doesn't really describe the scope of history that was covered here. It was so informative and interesting and was very well presented by the young man and woman who led the tour....More

Thank Laura O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here randomly while acting the tourists even though we are only an hours drive from here. This was possibly one of my favourite Irish tours of all time!! The staff were so informative & knowledgeable. They made the tour easy to listen to...More

1  Thank jols85
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Ann M
13 March 2017|
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Response from jellybean498 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they accept stirling but will give you change back in euro or cents
5 September 2016|
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Response from IrishPatMalaga | Reviewed this property |
8€ per adult,6€ for teens, I don't know if it's cheaper for children.
Eleanor E
11 August 2016|
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Response from Chris02870 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They are very welcoming of our 4 legged friends.