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Barracks Heritage Centre

Bridge Street, Cahersiveen, Ireland
+353 66 947 2589
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Excellent museum with focus on O'Connell

This Centre is really worth a visit. There are really informative presentations on all the aspects... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Brendan H
Dublin, Ireland
via mobile
Well worth a visit 😃

Came across the Barracks Heritage centre today and really enjoyed our visit..felt I should have... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2017
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Bridge Street, Cahersiveen, Ireland
+353 66 947 2589
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This Centre is really worth a visit. There are really informative presentations on all the aspects of the life of O'Connell lawyer, Catholic emancipator and opposition to the 1801 Union. Lots of other local history items too including the railway closed in 1960 and the...More

Thank Brendan H
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Came across the Barracks Heritage centre today and really enjoyed our visit..felt I should have known more about Daniel O Connell but I do now! Bright and airy and lovely views from top windows, staff were really nice too ..my only criticism would be the...More

Thank Jeanmx
Reviewed 26 July 2017

this is the place to learn all about the greatest Irishman according to many. A three story building with lots of information on large boards, and on the ground floor a great cafe with the friendliest staff ever. Mind you, you are in Ireland where...More

Thank JohnTripAdviser
Reviewed 22 July 2017

The barracks is a little out of the way and if you didn’t know about it you would easily bypass it as it’s on the outskirts of the town away from the ring of Kerry’s optimum route. The building is newly restored and shows a...More

Thank danny2013do
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

The exterior of the barracks is chocolate box picturesque like a Swiss mountain retreat has been supplanted Into Kerry. It's incredibly easy to find and park. The host was very welcoming and knowledgeable and the admission was a very reasonable 10€ for two adults and...More

Thank vanhoobydooby
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Cahirciveen is full of history and the kids loved the stone forts and beech.Take your time and ask locals who are lovely.

Thank georgemilder222
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

I did enjoy the Barracks. I thought the renovation of the fire trashed building was well done. I learned a great deal of Irish history and the views from the top window were stunning. Only thing was that it was a justifiable homage to Daniel...More

Thank Annie G
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We came across this visitors centre by chance - it is located in a lovely position and it is a wonderful building. The lady who was in charge was excellent she was full of information about the centre and the local area. The building and...More

Thank ArdMhacha
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Very friendly staff, very reasonably priced, beatiful building and very well restored outside, very informative, toilets and a coffee shop availible.

Thank SeaMountainScape
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We just loved this attraction,only a short walk from town Jodie who was working there at the time was a wealth of knowledge,a real history buff,thank you Jodie,it's always good to get first hand information.The views from the top floor were amazing,well worth a visit.

Thank sylviawellings1
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