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Connemara Heritage and History Centre

Lettershea, Clifden, Ireland
+353 95 21246
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Lovely day out

Everything above this centre was good. Lovely cafe, clean toilets, excellent information centre... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2015
ValO102
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Wonderfull place to visit and go for a big walking....

If we want to return means it's a beautiful place.....Cuando uno se quedo con el deseo de ver mas... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2015
mapuche56
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France
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  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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Lettershea, Clifden, Ireland
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11 - 20 of 48 reviews

Reviewed 13 November 2015

Everything above this centre was good. Lovely cafe, clean toilets, excellent information centre. Great to see the Connemara ponies and to talk to the breeder. Great walk up Diamond Hill.

1  Thank ValO102
Reviewed 20 October 2015

If we want to return means it's a beautiful place.....Cuando uno se quedo con el deseo de ver mas, implica que hay que regresar....

1  Thank mapuche56
Reviewed 15 October 2015

On a cool but pleasant day, we boarded the trailer tractor driven to the top of the mountain and saw the valley below. Martin explained peat cutting, sang related songs and spoke of the history of Connemara. Then we travelled by foot to Dan O'Hara's...More

1  Thank RETIREDTRAVELLER06
Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

I can only say that the few bad reviews had to be because of a bad day (which happens to the beat of us). Because this is a wonderful experience - from the ride to the top of the mountain/foothills, to experiencing storytelling at its...More

1  Thank 185kateb
Reviewed 24 September 2015

This wasn't on our itinerary but sure glad we stopped. It was lunch and we needed a place to sit in the fresh air for a while. The people in the center were very nice and helpful. Intriging displays made for a good visit. Only...More

Thank cheryl t
Reviewed 16 September 2015

This place is very thought provoking. You first watch a video about the West of Ireland and how the famine of the 1840's affected the area and then visit the cottage where Dan O'Hara lived with his family until he was evicted and making the...More

Thank Margaret1955
Reviewed 11 July 2015

The whole museum (inside, outside and the Dan O'Hara Farmhouse) is interesting, and provide a lot of informations about Ireland and Connemara. Martin is an excellent guide, and the shop is nice.

Thank DelphineRey
Reviewed 6 July 2015

We had very limited time, so only visited the History Centre, which is quite interesting. It would have been great to include a hike. Next time!

Thank Yarnologist
Reviewed 27 June 2015

Found this centre on our first wet day in Ireland .Its a very smart multipurpose building which includes interesting and informative displays and a very good video of the area around Connemara and the personal story of local tenant farmer Dan O'Hara. The accompanying sound...More

Thank JoS772
Reviewed 19 May 2015

We found Martin (the main staff person, and driver of the tractor taking people up to the cottage) to be very informative, knowledgable and entertaining. His description of the conditions leading to mass emigration, and Ireland's political struggles was interesting. He sang a few Irish...More

Thank plainfieldnh
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