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Celtic and Prehistoric Museum

Slea Head Drive | Kilvicadownig, Ventry, Ireland
+353 87 770 3280
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Celtic Prehistoric Museum Ventry

We were a group of five adults, driving the 'Slea Head' drive. We noticed a cottage on our left... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
sonyamsonyamsonyam
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Dublin, Ireland
Small but Interesting Museum

We stopped here based on the favorable reviews. There is an interesting collection here, a small... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
GolferKen
,
Mount Joy, Pennsylvania
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  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
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“harris moore” (20 reviews)
“gift shop” (24 reviews)
“wooly mammoth” (18 reviews)
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Slea Head Drive | Kilvicadownig, Ventry, Ireland
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+353 87 770 3280

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a group of five adults, driving the 'Slea Head' drive. We noticed a cottage on our left with a sign advertising a museum. We decided to stop for a few minutes. Our few minutes lasted an hour of interest and enjoyment. The museum...More

1  Thank sonyamsonyamsonyam
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here based on the favorable reviews. There is an interesting collection here, a small amount from Ireland. Have seen much of the same or similar at larger museums. Owner deserves credit for collecting and displaying these items in a relatively out of the...More

Thank GolferKen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A small 3 room museum with real dinosaur eggs, mammuth skull and cave bear, but also various ancient celtic goddesses and even an old symbolic double penis.

1  Thank Neuropathische p
Reviewed 27 September 2017

It was raining and I was peckish. We saw the bright yellow house ahead as we were on the Slea Head Drive, and my sister asked me if I wanted to stop. "No," I grouched. "But you love archaeological artifacts," she replied. "Do you want...More

1  Thank Lara B
celticmuseum, Owner at Celtic and Prehistoric Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Thanks so much for your thoughtful review, Lara

Reviewed 7 September 2017

Really a nice surprise to find this hidden jewel. Was greeted by the owner and his faithful dog Duke. Very historic museum with lots of interesting relics. Excellent gift shop, and is well worth the stop.

Thank Sharon K
Reviewed 30 August 2017

My wife was patient enough as we drove by for she and I to visit the Celtic Prehistoric Museum. Frankly, I wasn't expecting much. Surprisingly I was rewarded with viewing a HUGE wooley mammoth skull within arms length. Cave bear skeletons. Stone age, bronze age...More

Thank hlno
celticmuseum, Owner at Celtic and Prehistoric Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2017

Thanks, Dan!

Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

While we were traveling around Dingle and Slea Head, we came across this wonderful Museum! Don't miss the opportunity to go in and see this collection of treasures. We were amazed and the owner is great. Thank you for an unforgettable experience. Ron and Vicki...More

Thank Vicki V
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Came across this little gem by accident while tooling around the Dingle Peninsula. Decided to stop in and by the time I finished the displays I wanted to move in. Quirky, well presented collection described with humor and intelligence. Informative but not overwhelming. A knock...More

Thank jalika
celticmuseum, Owner at Celtic and Prehistoric Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2017

Thanks, Jalinka. Haha...actually, this museum is what I do BECAUSE I never grew up!

Reviewed 20 August 2017

We stopped in. The whole visit took less than an hour The museum is both upstairs and down stairs. The collection is well displayed. A lot of care was taken in setting up the museum. The gift store is very neat also. This would NOT...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

This very small museum has some fascinating fossils and stones from prehistoric times. The museum has each item well displayed and detailed information about each. There is a gift shop for purchasing small items after your self guided tour. The most interesting thing. for me...More

Thank sdlhgt
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