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A simple museum telling local story.

This was a worthwhile visit. The museum told the story of the living strife of a young girl who did... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MoraginRio
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Worth a visit

As a lover of history you will enjoy this trip to the Dunfanaghy Workhouse particularly given its... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
DublinMerlin
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Dublin
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a worthwhile visit. The museum told the story of the living strife of a young girl who did live though poverty and a very simple existance to old age. Someone who never left during famine and difficult times but survived despite horrendous hardship....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a lover of history you will enjoy this trip to the Dunfanaghy Workhouse particularly given its dramatic opening just before the Great Famine. It gives a good insight to the terrible conditions people lived with both in and outside of the workhouse, it's definitely...More

Thank DublinMerlin
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

Went to visit the Workhouse in Dunfanaghy. Two of the buildings that made up the original reception area have been refurbished to make up the exhibition area. One half is used as a coffee shop, reception and souvenir area. The other half is the actual...More

Thank kd7724
Reviewed August 13, 2018

A small museum telling the history of the original building - a workhouse. Information regarding the folk who lived in the workhouse,- their food, living conditions, daily lives etc - is easy to read and understand. Upstairs the life of Wee Hannah is recounted in...More

Thank pam s
Reviewed August 9, 2018

Just passing the workhouse decided to call in. Well worth a visit and at just 5 euro, give headphones for the story of 'We Hannah' . Very sad we Hannah had a very sad life but survived to live into her 90s

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Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I visited here during our visit to Dunfanaghy. We were greeted by a very pleasant lady member of staff. There is a gift shop and rest rooms. The displays and information are very informative and interesting

1  Thank asiseeit66
Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

We called in here as we were passing, and we found it a very worthwhile visit, for 5 euros you get wireless headphones to tell you a story as you look round and see the scenes set out before you, you also have loads of...More

Thank banjodeano
Reviewed June 29, 2018

The Workhouse has a great Famine Exhibition telling the story of 'wee' Hannah, It takes approx 30mins. We had gorgeous homemade apple pie and the most wonderful fresh salad. The Playpark was great as we could eat our lunch in peace! The Staff is so...More

Thank annafriel
Reviewed May 31, 2018

Was told about the Workhouse as a must to see when in Dunfanaghy. My Great Great Grandfather spent the last 40 years of his life in a Workhouse in East London after he was bankrupted, so I was curious to see an example of a...More

Thank george45
Reviewed April 30, 2018

The haunting tale of Hannah and her time in the Workhouse, of the conditions endured. What her situation was prior to going there. Thought provoking indeed. What if the workhouse hadn't existed? Go and see it . Then walk the Hornhead Loop. Think of Hannah...More

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Tracy P
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Hi, sorry I can't remember exactly, but it wasn't expensive.
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