Connemara Marble Visitor's Center, Moycullen

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Welcome to Connemara Marble Visitor Centre the home of Connemara marble one of Irelands oldest indigenous Industries. The visitor centre was opened by Ambrose Joyce in 1965 and is celebrating 50 years in our Moycullen premises. We are the owners of two Connemara marble quarries which are located in the heart of Connemara known as β€œJoyce country "

Our Company is a Family Business and visitors to our centre will meet with 3 generations of the Joyce family. During the summer season we offer guided tours of the marble jewellery factory where we explore the geology and heritage of Connemmara marble and view silversmiths and craftsmen cutting and polishing the forty shades of green.
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  • My husband & I visited Connemara Marble with our Gate 1 Travel tour group. This is a family run business and our lady guide took us into the work area where she briefly described the various raw...  more »
  • This shop / family run business has lots of souvenirs and gifts for every pocket staff are very helpful and friendly and it’s a lovely place to learn and watch local marble being polished and made...  more »
  • Our coach stopped here for a comfort stop on our way back to Galway. It is a small family business making gifts from Galway marble. We had an interesting talk first in the factory and then browsed...  more »
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  • Loved visiting here. Authentic and good quality merchandise to purchase along with a tour.
  • A great stop for some solid gifts, you know, marble related gifts. Very pleasantly surprised by the informational tour that we got. Everyone was very friendly and welcoming, can't say enough good things. Be careful and/or quick if you need to dash across the road for a bathroom stop.
  • Well worth the stop! We watched artisans polishing stones, and we were treated to tea and wonderful scones!
  • Wonderful place to visit. The gift shop has a large selection of marble items.
  • Absolutely great experience took a tour group to visit they gave us a tour of the work shop where everything is made on site jewelry/ornaments Ambrose the owner was great he took the time to tell everyone the history of the Marble and 5 generation's of ownership of the Joyce family πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘

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