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Battle of Aughrim Interpretative Centre

R446, Aughrim, Ireland
+353 90 967 3939
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Well worth a visit

It can be very hard to make battles and battlefields interesting for the visitor or enthusiast. So... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2017
Flor H
A fine historical nugget

When at the Tourist Office / Workhouse in Portumna, the lady there mentioned that this was a... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2016
Gary M
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R446, Aughrim, Ireland
+353 90 967 3939
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Reviewed 2 July 2017

It can be very hard to make battles and battlefields interesting for the visitor or enthusiast. So much usually happens over a large area. Making sense of this is just what the Battle of Aughrim Interpretative Centre have done. This was a pivotal battle in...More

1  Thank Flor H
Reviewed 14 August 2016

When at the Tourist Office / Workhouse in Portumna, the lady there mentioned that this was a forgotten treasure and to try to visit. She was dead right. It's modest, I imagine they operate on a paper-thin budget which people must appreciate, but they tell...More

1  Thank Gary M
Reviewed 7 August 2016

This was a great place for a visit and well worth a stop. The lady working inside the center, we didn't catch her name, was incredibly knowledgeable and helpful. It was gray, windy and rainy day when we stopped in and we happened to be...More

1  Thank schmidty1977
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Shannon and I visited today after having meant to for quite some time. The exhibits and documentary film are really good. Many interesting artifacts and well done illustration and text panels. The young lady (Abby) who was single-handedly running the place was VERY good. Really...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

The center does a wonderful job of explaining the Williamite War which led to British control of Ireland. The displays are clear and well done and the staff is fantastic - knowledgable. Helpful, and very friendly. This should be a stop on bus tours around...More

Thank Prof46
Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

Very nice interpretive center. Not as grand as some but it gives you a real sense of what happened. Our 15 year old history buff loved it. It's a great stop on the way to Galway.

Thank fza495
Reviewed 1 September 2015

A friend and I visited the centre a couple of weeks ago, on what was apparently one of their busiest days, but it was so very quite. The centre is a bit off the beaten track and sorely in need of updating. Despite this the...More

Thank laura k
Reviewed 25 July 2015

The Interpretive Centre was easy to find in the village of Aughrim. The exhibition covered all aspects of the battle in 1691. We really enjoyed the model of the battlefield and trying on the uniforms for photos. An excellent historian gave us a fantastic guide...More

Thank Fiona O
Reviewed 18 July 2015

I visited the centre quite by chance and found it a fascinating experience. The Battle of Aughrim Centre is run by one knowledgeable young lady who gave us a warm welcome and introduction and even made coffee. She runs the exhibition all summer and has...More

1  Thank poriusIreland
Reviewed 17 March 2015

I was lucky to visit the Battle Site as part of a group on the 15th March.Although the centre was closed for winter, a friend was able to arrange the lady(sorry I'm bad with names), in charge of the centre to do a tour of...More

2  Thank 460Matt
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Gregory M
17 July 2016|
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Donations accepted, as I recall. Voluntary.