The Great Blasket Centre and Island, Dunquin

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Gain insight into the history of the great Blasket Islands at The Great Blasket Centre and 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 Great Blasket Centre and Island and all Dunquin has to offer by arranging your trip with our Dunquin trip itinerary planner.
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  • August 14, 2017
    We paid to go in about quarter to five and the staff told us we had plenty of time to use the cafe, etc. Actually when i tried to then go to the cafe, i was told they were closing in a few minutes. I ...  more »
  • August 13, 2017
    Was here today with the lovely Ursula. What a fantastic place to show off our history and heritage!! Only €5 to go in and it is a feast for the senses. There's a movie theatre with a marvellous docume...  more »
  • August 11, 2017
    Well worth a visit to Blasket museum. It is fascinating and has a great coffee shop and book shop to boot. The island is a joy to experience. Ferry leaves from Dunquin and there are three boats per da...  more »

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