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Kerry County Museum, Tralee
(4.5/5 based on 260+ reviews on the web)
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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TripAdvisor
  • My kids enjoyed the old Tralee area but I was sad that there was no longer a little train ride. You can dress us and wonder round. Making things interactive is a plus. 
  • The museum was very interesting,it was well played out and offers's you a trip back in time to, Medieval Tralee. There is a great exhibition, on at the moment, about Rodger Casement and his involvemen...  more »
  • If you are interested in Irish history, both political and social, then The Kerry County museum is the place to visit. It has an excellent recreation build of a medieval street in the basement - by th...  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