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Lartigue Monorail

John b. Keane Road, Listowel, Ireland
+353 68 24393
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Monorail, but multi interesting

Located just on the outskirts of Listowel, this tourist attraction has everything going for... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rowan B
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Melbourne, Australia
Lovely, unusual museum

This is a great little place run by volunteers. There's a small museum with interesting railway... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
MammyBaker B
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Visit our Monorail Train and Museum. Take a trip back in time and see what the Lartigue Monorail looked like this re-creation of the historical railway that ran from Listowel to Ballybunion between 1888 and 1924. Footage in our film is over 100 years old and gives an insight into the train long ago and then shows the re-making of the Train. Spend an hour or so altogether re-living the past!
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Hours Today: 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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John b. Keane Road, Listowel, Ireland
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+353 68 24393
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located just on the outskirts of Listowel, this tourist attraction has everything going for it... Uniqueness. Value for money. Friendly volunteers. History 'renewed'. Museum. Kids activities. Train buffs delight. Picnic area. Oh, and a ride on the monorail train. Steam buffs will need to brace...More

Thank Rowan B
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This is a great little place run by volunteers. There's a small museum with interesting railway artefacts. Plus a film showing the history of this unique railway, which is worth watching. The trip on the train was great and the guys running the train were...More

Thank MammyBaker B
Reviewed 6 September 2017

As a conductor on a tourist railroad in America I was fascinated by this unique way of railroading. Turning the engine on the turntable manually by the crew was fun to watch, as well as the rotating of the switches to allow the train to...More

Thank rfricker
Reviewed 31 August 2017

An amazing system excellently re-created with a great crowd of knowledgeable staff. The video show is great and the artifacts very interesting. Well worth a visit.

Thank Chris T
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

This was a great afternoon. All the staff are really friendly and it's surprising that they are all volunteers because the level of care giving to us and attention too detail was amazing. They really made a lot of effort with all the visitors and...More

Thank colinbing
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

The whole afternoon was absolutely fantastic. To say the staff / volunteers were helpful and inviting is an understatement. They couldn't have done more to show their love, knowledge and interest in the monorail. Our toddler loves everything to do with trains and the staff...More

Thank NeilJ84
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Our day here was great we enjoyed the dvd show slide and the ride on the monorail train was lovely and the staff was very helpful with question and really nice to everyone and friendly. It's good place in listowel I would really recommend to...More

Thank sarahjane t
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Everything you could ever want to know about the utterly bizarre Listowel & Ballybunion railway, including the closest thing there'll ever be to a restored operational section of the line (unlimited rides!), and the most welcoming, charming and entertaining volunteer staff imaginable. Fascinating, fun, utterly...More

Thank MV_Overchurch
Reviewed 1 July 2017

This is unique little train that you will nowhere else in the world. Great bunch of volunteers will tell you all about it and take you for short ride.

Thank scotaussie
Reviewed 8 May 2017

I've taken all members of my family on this monorail and they have all thought it was excellent. Certainly suitable for people of all ages. A fascinating insight into a very unique railway which unfortunately no longer exists anywhere. The volunteers are very enthusiastic and...More

Thank Rose S
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