Mizen Head Visitor Centre, Goleen

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With a view over the most southwestern point of Ireland, Mizen Head Visitor Centre was once a signal station for ships andĀ home of the first radio beacon in Ireland. The rocky coast may pose a danger to sailors, but its crags topped with green plateaus are a pleasure for the eye. The high cliffs provideĀ a scenic point for the visitor center and a maritime museum. A path with 99 steps leads to the station across the Arched Bridge. Stop on your way up to see if you can spot dolphins, whales, and seals. There is a fee to enter the visitor center; once inside, stroll through the several exhibits, including photography, stories of lighthouse keepers, and a working weather station. Highlights include a navigational simulator that gives you taste of life at sea and 500 individually crafted tiles in the "Sky to Seabed" exhibit. Replenish your energy at the on-site cafe. With our online itinerary creator, Goleen attractions like Mizen Head Visitor Centre can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • August 16, 2017
    Very nice view. I think that if you came from a landlocked country then maybe you found the view amazing. The entrance was too espensive so we decide to enjoy the view from the parking. Although we dr...  more »
  • August 15, 2017
    Nice place to walk around. On the lookout points do you really great scenic views of the cliffs and the sea.
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  • August 14, 2017
    This was a real highlight of my honeymoon. It was 15 euro for us to go through, but it was absolutely fantastic. I had to face my fear of heights a few times but the views were worth it!  more »

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