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Kerry County Museum, Tralee

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History Museum
Kerry County Museum hosts an extensive collection of historical artifacts and documents from County Kerry. Whether you are looking for archeological, historical, or cultural information, this exhibition showcases about 4,000 objects. Some of these include sunflower pins worn in the Bronze Age and dueling pistols used by the liberator, Daniel O'Connell, in the early 19th century. Don't miss the medieval exhibit, where you can explore a recreated town from the Middle Ages, complete with sights, sounds, and smells. When you get tired, collapse into one of the beanbag chairs and read up on your history. Plan to visit Kerry County Museum and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Tralee attractions using our Tralee trip itinerary planner.
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  • Kerry County Museum is an excellent visit in TRALEE. It contains a timeline of Kerry History with some great exhibits (Daniel o Connell dueling pistols a a highlight). The Roger Casement exhibition is...  more »
  • Kerry County Museum provides an insight into the County's history down through the ages to modern day. Wonderful exhibits for everyone . Well worth a visit.  more »
  • There is lots of interesting local history to see and understand here. There is a local street re-set in the basement of the museum  more »
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  • Really good museum. It has loads of artefacts and info about Tom Crean and there is a fake castle there.
  • Great local museum, very kid friendly, offers a good mix of local and general history.
  • Great Museum lots of history good for kids we enjoyed it very much
  • Good interactive exhibits for kids, great value for money
  • Great place to learn about the history of tralee. Sometimes the entry is free