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Carrowmore Visitor Centre | Sligo, Sligo, Ireland
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All reviews guided tour visitor center stone age self guided small fee fascinating site ancient history refundable deposit ancient past pre history guide sheet small museum both sides surrounding mountains across the road interesting place interesting visit
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Interesting site to help understand pre-historical Ireland. The hand-out was helpful in understanding the various sites on the grounds.

Thank Canadian079
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The cemetery itself is - if you walk straight in - not much to look at, to be honest. That is precisely why you should spend 15-30 minutes in the visitor centre beforehand to read all the displays and talk to one of the guides....More

1  Thank Vizi90
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The guide is included in the price of admission, and offered great context on what we were seeing as we walked the grounds.

Thank William R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Brilliant! The staff are very knowledgeable, friendly and keen to help. You can also get a great coffee outside served from a modified horse box!

Thank Kevinrhart
Reviewed September 15, 2018

Some might think, "Who cares, there are some stones out in a field." To me it's overwhelming to be in the midst of ancient, mystical construction. There are large stone circles and tombs are marked as you walk through the fields. Dating tests on charcoal...More

3  Thank Steveage
Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

We were welcomed warmly and given all the information needed to make sense of the sites. The sites are spaced apart and you need to walk across fields to see each burial site, sensible shoes and weather protection may be needed. We found the experience...More

1  Thank MarkP08
Reviewed August 30, 2018

There are so many ancient monuments here that it felt like an extended outdoor museum. Excellent explanations in the visitor Centre (and rest rooms!) and a coffee stand. Worth a two-hour stay.

1  Thank William G
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Great, fascinating site! Easy self-guided tour with a very interesting exhibit in the main building. Be sure to cross the street to see the tombs on the other side!

1  Thank E H
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Fascinating site gives the nsight into Ireland’s ancient history. Beautiful location. Excellent guides. Now has coffee, snack van - good coffee.

Thank Mary C
Reviewed August 26, 2018

The best site in Ireland for megalithic monuments. Free parking on site. A small museum and definitely try to get a tour as the guides are great and very passionate about the site. Would recommend waiting for a tour or joining one in progress if...More

2  Thank Gary W
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Response from TaraCroft | Reviewed this property |
what tour guide? Tour guides at Carrowmore are all employees of the Office of Public Works and most of them have a degree in archaeology, history or heritage.
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