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Kennedy Homestead

Dunganstown, New Ross, Ireland
+353 51 388 264
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Off the Beaten Path but Well Worth the Visit

A very interesting site to visit particularly if your an American and go back to the JFK era. Our... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2017
James M
Wittenberg, Wisconsin
Leave plenty of time because.....

Interesting to see where President Kennedy's great grandparents came from. A well set out exhibit... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2017
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Dunganstown, New Ross, Ireland
+353 51 388 264
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

A very interesting site to visit particularly if your an American and go back to the JFK era. Our guide (Mary) did an exceptional job in tracing the linage of the Kennedy Clan and her overall narrative of JFK's 1963 visit was excellent. It is...More

Thank James M
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Interesting to see where President Kennedy's great grandparents came from. A well set out exhibit where you can read, watch and see everything. However, the one person there from whom one buys tickets also acts as a guide and absolutely insists that you listen to...More

Thank OperabuffCirencester
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

At €7.50 for the ticket I really enjoyed it, to drive on the road the Kennedy motorcade did was something special, I think I would of made a fab guest at the tea party (if I was born and a Kennedy!) The man who sold...More

Thank HomeandAway22
Reviewed 17 October 2017

guide at the beginning telling you of family history was really interesting you couldn't help being interested

Thank donnamarie68
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

The passionate lady in charge of this facility today should take a bow! Its great to meet a guide who loves her subject. We were welcomed warmly at reception and after looking at the exhibition she joined us for at least 30 minutes and gave...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 3 October 2017

A nice presentation of JFK's visit to his father's homestead. Lots of information on his entire career in beautifully done glass partitions, pictures of his visit and the family still living there and those from the past, recreation of the old house with some original...More

Thank Sleepysandy53
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

A visit to the Kennedy Homestead starts with a presentation on the Kennedy family tree - going back to 1700. Today's guide did a fabulous job.. giving a knowledgeable and heart felt background on the Kennedy family history. Her names is Mary, and she knows...More

Thank joeminner
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

I'm from Wexford myself and last Tuesday my father and myself were in New Ross. We have already visited the Kennedy Homestead but decided to drop out for a coffee. Unfortunately their tea room was occupied by a tour but what really impressed me was...More

1  Thank MLQwexford
Reviewed 5 September 2017

A little of the beaten track but well worth a visit, from the informative introduction by Mary to the excellent array of memorabilia, the Kennedy Homestead is an excellent place to visit.

Thank Bohan33
Reviewed 26 August 2017

This is a really cool place to visit. There's a guided tour, but then you can wander around and/or go back to the Visitor Center and look at more exhibits. The utter simplicity and genuineness of the ancestral relatives are just amazing and heart-warming. I...More

Thank Quasimama
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3 August 2017|
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Response from GPhillipsMBE | Reviewed this property |
1 hour as it is so small. But if you don't go you won't have missed much.