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Kerry Bog Village Museum

Glenbeigh, Ireland
+353 66 976 9184
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Glenbeigh, Ireland
+353 66 976 9184
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Good place to visit and see how life used to be in Ireland in a typical big village. Lots of artefacts.

Thank MalcolmDaniels
Reviewed 6 days ago

Small but interesting museum consisting of peasant houses from the local area C. 18th19th centuary. Gave a clearinsight into the hardships and living conditions of the people who stuggled with subsistance farming and the potato famine. Houses provided glimpse into lifestyle of " the thatcher/blacksmith/labourer...More

Thank Ian G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a village that was recreated with some rescued buildings and items to show the lives of the poor Irish people during the Potato Famine. It was very interesting and sad as well as educational. The wolfhounds were huge and amazing. You could pet...More

Thank Ella B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was interesting to see the history of the bog area, but this is a small facility. There are some animals here and you can check out some Irish Wolfhounds. If you have a little extra time stop in and check it out. Try the...More

Thank Cyndy P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Red Fox Inn caught our eye and we saw the Kerry Bog Village sign. Our Irish touring has made us aware of the hardship caused at the time of the famine, so we took the opportunity to find out more about life here in...More

Thank p0rtzed
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had 45 minutes to walk around this 18th Century museum. Its so inspiring to see first hand the real tools and instruments used back then. Its a place filled with history and stories that touch.

Thank Chika O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I loved this cute little village! Our bus stopped here for about a half hour for us to visit. I walked into a few of the little homes inside and it was so interesting to see how people used to live. Everything look incredibly real...More

Thank Ada M
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

I only had 15 minutes to visit this museum. I popped in while on a bus tour stop. Many authentic tools and houses and live animals. A little sorry the blacksmith and other figures were not real people. Still very worthwhile to see how people...More

1  Thank Margy W
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

If you' ve already visited the folk village in Bunratty you can skip this but otherwise it will give you a good feeling of how hard life was back then and what people did. It is interesting for children. I have had better Irish coffee...More

Thank vasile123
Reviewed 4 May 2017

We had a short stop at Kerry Bog Village Museum while on a coach tour of the area. Too short a stop. Very interesting look into the way people lived depending on their status and the jobs they carried out within a community. There is...More

Thank carandfay
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