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Cavan County Museum

Virginia Road | Ballyjamesduff, Cavan, Ireland
+353 49 854 4070
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Really interesting museum

Very unique and interesting museum, the outdoor section with the World War I trenches and the 1916... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Lisa W
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Dublin, Ireland
via mobile
Don't miss this museum!!!

Set in a beautiful, old convent building this museum offers a wide range of exhibitions and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Geraldine M
,
Mullingar, Ireland
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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“local history” (13 reviews)
“world war” (10 reviews)
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Virginia Road | Ballyjamesduff, Cavan, Ireland
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+353 49 854 4070
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very unique and interesting museum, the outdoor section with the World War I trenches and the 1916 Rising GPO exhibition is excellent. Really worth a visit.

Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 5 days ago

Set in a beautiful, old convent building this museum offers a wide range of exhibitions and exhibits which will enthrall young and old alike. There is something to interest everyone, from Bronze Age artifacts to a very realistic WW1 trench system. There is plenty of...More

Thank Geraldine M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Cavan County Museum this afternoon. A fantastic museum well laid out and informative covers many years from early ice age ... in particular the World War I trenches and 1916 commemorative facade. Only 15 minutes outside Cavan Town in Ballyjamesduff.

Thank crkks1964
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great irish and cavan history museum. It covers the plantation, famine, world wars and their effects on Cavan and Ireland. You get to try on the "tommy" uniforms, hats and helmets that soldiers wore in the 1st world war which is very...More

Thank elainewatters
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed our visit here lots of history to see and read an unbelievable oldbuilding that was once owed a d run by nuns glax we stopled off herekidstoo enjoyed it the garden was amazingly beautiful the trenches were made to look so real this...More

Thank Maybe_girl3
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Worth a visit. Lots of displays on local history and plenty of artefacts from the stone age up to world war 2 . Farming life to Gaa . I enjoyed my time at iy. The ww1 trenchs are Brillant and get you thinking what life...More

Thank sid1947
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Visited Cavan museum and really enjoyed our time there looking at all the different exhibities and also enjoyed our experience in the world war trenches at the back of the main building.Afterwards we were able to reflect on our visit with light refreshments in the...More

Thank Kieronl L
Reviewed 9 August 2017

The museum really was a great imformative experience all the memories of county Cavan well worth turning off the N3 from Dublin up to the north

Thank georgerjones47
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Lovely little museum and fantastic WW1 trenches. Lots to look at and a little playpark and a walk nearby.

Thank looneyfox1
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

We loved the museum in Cavan even our 6year old found it exciting the lay out was easy to move around the article were great we will go again before we go home because of the rain we didn't get to see it all

Thank linda s
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