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The Great Blasket Centre and Island, Dunquin
Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
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. Our Dunquin holiday planner makes visiting The Great Blasket Centre and Island and other Dunquin attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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The austere feeliong of the visitor's center exhibit hall fits perfectly with the content of the exhibits. Interesting and informative.
Take the time to go through the exhibit. It is a good way to learn the history of the Blasket Islands. A ton of information.
A modern and airy center with comprehensive artifacts, pictures and film from the days when the Blasket Islands were inhabited. Fascinating look at the lives of islanders, sparks the imagination. Defi... read more »
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