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Kinsale Regional Museum

Market Square, Kinsale, Ireland
+353 21 477 2044
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A Taste of Local History

Small local museum that gives a nice flavor of community history! Interesting Lusitania exhibit... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dr Tim T
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Sarasota, Florida
Wonderful small museum with Lusitania information

We enjoyed a private tour with a very informative guide. We especially liked the Lusitania... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Liberte2012
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Hudson, Ohio
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Market Square, Kinsale, Ireland
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+353 21 477 2044
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Small local museum that gives a nice flavor of community history! Interesting Lusitania exhibit - discussion of potato famine and soup kitchens - historical tools and farming equipment!! It is like visiting Kinsale's attic -- eclectic collection of stuff. If you have time worth the...More

Thank Dr Tim T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed a private tour with a very informative guide. We especially liked the Lusitania information and the beautiful Irish lace.

Thank Liberte2012
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Volunteers welcome you and provide information about the museum. It's fascinating and they have a very eclectic collection, everything from old tools and implements to relics from the Lusitania. It is only open for a few hours each day but there is no fee for...More

Thank Connie A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Kinsale Regional Museum is staffed by volunteers. It's not big, it's not fancy, but it's certainly worth a visit if you're in Kinsale. There's an interesting exhibit on the Lusitania, given the proximity of its sinking to Kinsale. Oddities include a pituitary giant's shoes,...More

Thank NCDoc
Reviewed 15 April 2017

The volunteers can really help answer any question. The Museum is downtown Kinsale in the old courthouse.

Thank TeresaGeis
Reviewed 13 November 2016

This museum is very good to understand history of the Kinsale area and learning about its different periods.

Thank Eugene J
Reviewed 12 October 2016

First it is an interesting building to see and go through. Second, the amount of history here is amazing. Loved seeing the old photos.

Thank auvoir
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Lots of kinsale history in this museum including boots from the kinsale giant,artefacts from the luisitania, well worth a visit,free admission just a donation on way out for upkeep,all volunteer staff.

Thank nmcnamara1
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

This volunteer manned, and free admission museum, is a must see - and not only to help support those who keep the exhibits available. The information and artifacts surrounding the Luisitania sinking off the coast of nearby Old Head are worth the time and effort....More

Thank WKGuy1
Reviewed 25 September 2016

By chance we came upon the museum and after an initial chat with the very nice man at the gate climbed the stairs into the museum main chamber which was until the mid 90's the local court house, as explained by a very nice helpful...More

Thank kandethomas
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