The Blasket Centre and Great Blasket Island, Dunquin

4.5
Gain insight into the history of the great Blasket Islands at The Blasket Centre and Great Blasket Island. This heritage and cultural center offers a look into all aspects of Gaelic culture and the community of the island, including its large literary legacy. Take a guided tour through exhibits, which manage to keep things as authentic as possible with English translations readily available. Along the way, you'll also enjoy some of the best views of the island. An onsite cafe and eatery serves up home-baked snacks and light meals, while the bookshop offers literary classics from the area and a large range of books on Irish culture. See The Blasket Centre and Great Blasket Island and all Dunquin has to offer by arranging your trip with our Dunquin trip itinerary planner.
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  • Visited here back in 2017 while we were in Dingle and it was really amazing. There is so much information about the history and development of the region over the centuries. There is also a really...  more »
  • This is a very impressive attraction. We spent several hours here browsing the centre. It is well laid out and there is a nice mix of media presentations. The Blasket wasn't something we had heard of....  more »
  • The Great Blasket Centre Museum does a wonderful job showing what life was like for the handful of hardy souls who lived just offshore as self-reliant islanders over several centuries until the...  more »

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