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Michael Collins House

7 Emmet Square, Clonakilty, Ireland
+353 23 885 8676
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Such a good story of Michael Collins life

Really great value with lots of historical facts and great to see where he stood and spoke. Great... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Kilbeggan P
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Michael Collins

Really good small museum mainly on the history of Michael Collins . It takes around 45 minutes to... read more

Reviewed May 7, 2018
RosemarieandTerry1
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Kilkenny, Ireland
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Michael Collins House is a History Museum in Clonakilty, Cork dedicated to Irish revolutionary hero, Michael Collins. Learn about the 'Big Fella' himself and his life story entwined with the history of the fight for Irish independence. Discover the local patriots who went before Collins and dedicated their lives to an independent Ireland, influencing the path which Collins would later take. Through guided tours, interactive displays, audio visuals, artefacts and information boards Irish history is brought to life and presented in an easy to understand and personal manner, suitable for all the family.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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7 Emmet Square, Clonakilty, Ireland
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+353 23 885 8676
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Really great value with lots of historical facts and great to see where he stood and spoke. Great source of Irish history, well worth the visit

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Reviewed 7 May 2018

Really good small museum mainly on the history of Michael Collins . It takes around 45 minutes to an hour to look round, it is very reasonably priced at €5 and there's free parking right outside. If the street is full park in the church...More

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MCollinsHouse, General Manager at Michael Collins House, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2018

Dear Rosemarie and Terry, Thank you for taking the time to review Michael Collins House. Delighted that you had such a great experience at Michael Collins House and I hope you will be back to us again in the future. Yours Sincerely, Jamie Murphy.

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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Had a wonderful visit to this museum dedicated to Michael Collins. Very fortunate to be guided by Alan who had a breadth of knowledge that was extraordinary.More

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MCollinsHouse, General Manager at Michael Collins House, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2018

Dear Cathcos, Thank you very much for taking the time to review Michael Collins House. We are delighted that you had such a good experience and an enjoyable tour. Alan has a huge passion for Irish history and particularly the Irish Revolution and Michael Collins,...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Stopped off here as part of a tour and would highly recommend it. lots to see and interactive exhibits too. interesting and informative.

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MCollinsHouse, General Manager at Michael Collins House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

Dear Maddie, Thank you very much for taking the time to review Michael Collins House, we really appreciate it. Delighted to hear that you enjoyed your visit so much. Yours Sincerely, Jamie Murphy.

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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Really well put together small museum. It takes around 45 minutes to look round, is very reasonably priced at €5 and there's free parking right outside. If the street is full park in the church right behind Michael's statue. It was great to hear Michael's...More

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MCollinsHouse, General Manager at Michael Collins House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

Dear Alibroon, Thank you for taking the time to review Michael Collins House. I am delighted you had such an enjoyable experience here, please do call back again. Yours Sincerely, Jamie Murphy.

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Reviewed 30 March 2018

Enjoyed our self guided tour of Michael Collins house, giving an excellent account of Irish History and Michael CollinsMore

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MCollinsHouse, General Manager at Michael Collins House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

Dear Scallywally1985, Thank you very much for taking the time to review Michael Collins House, we love to hear back and see that people enjoyed their experience here. Next time try one our guided tours which gives a more engaging and in depth look at...More

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Reviewed 21 March 2018

Anyone interested in Irish history will enjoy this museum and the experience of learning about Collins and the history of Ireland.

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MCollinsHouse, General Manager at Michael Collins House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

Dear Francis, Thank you very much for taking the time to review Michael Collins House, we really appreciate it. Delighted to hear you had an enjoyable experience . Yours Sincerely, Jamie Murphy.

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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Visited Michael Collins house in Emmet sq as I was looking for something to do with my elderly father. Self guided tour of the house with some great props and a number of audio visual supports. Tour took about an hour but we could have...More

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MCollinsHouse, General Manager at Michael Collins House, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2018

Dear DarrenNich, Thank you very much for taking the time to review Michael Collins House, it is very much appreciated. We are delighted you had such a good experience and hope you will call back again sometime. Next time maybe take the guided tour, its...More

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Reviewed 25 November 2017

Very interesting, video very good, museum covers three floors some very good reading as you go through the house, anyone interested in Irish history should definitely call in, nice little gift shop as you finish the house tour.

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MCollinsHouse, General Manager at Michael Collins House, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2018

Dear Pandarooney, Thank you very much for taking the time to review Michael Collins House, we really do appreciate it. I am delighted that you had such a good experience in the museum and hope you will call back again sometime. Yours Sincerely, Jamie Murphy.

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Reviewed 23 November 2017

On a brief stop off in Clonakilty with my family, we decided to visit on spec. It was an excellent experience. The museum is well maintained, great displays and extremely helpful & informative staff. Its well worth the entrance fee. Its only newly opened &...More

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MCollinsHouse, General Manager at Michael Collins House, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2018

Dear Janesboro, Thank you very much for taking the time to give your wonderful review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your experience so much and we hope you will call back to us again sometime. Yours Sincerely, Jamie Murphy.

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