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Kerry County Museum, Tralee

(4.6/5 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
  • This museum is not very big (we have been in some really big museums), and in one of the areas there was a smell of urine, but this was part of the package. This was the area where you are "going back...  more »
  • Loved this trip,great value for money and some quality time spent with the kids.Not your average museum as it's very interactive with dressing up and searching for bones.Super visit absolutely loved i...  more »
  • I have seen the very interesting exhibition about Roger Casement, and I loved it. It was all very clear and beautifully made. The entry prices are low, 5 euro. Great 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