The Skellig Experience Visitor Centre, Valentia Island
(3.7/5 based on 200+ reviews on the web)
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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Located in an unusual building whose roof is covered in grass, The Skellig Experience is a wonderful introduction to Skellig Michael. The Heritage center has an auditorium where you can view a short m...  more »
  • I enjoyed my time at the Skellig Experience. It was amazing to see how the monks created such a beautiful place. Of course, it was awesome to go there because Star Wars was filmed on Skellig Micheal. ...  more »
  • Why did this wild and windswept, rugged and difficult terrain appeal to the men craving isolation and hardship? They could have had all that on a more accessible island. Skellig Michael is but a bare ...  more »
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  • If you cannot get to Skellig Michael because of weather, or price, or seasickness, this is the next best thing. Informative film of the history of Skellig with tour guide narrative. After the film you may want to purchase one of several DVD recordings of Skellig, Ring of Kerry or other regional sights for 4 euros. Great vacation gift, in my humble opinion. Coffee shop with full window wall. Great to sit and sip while the rain slaps the window. Jumping off point for boats to Skellig. Lovely little gift shop and customer toilets available. Manager John is always on hand to assist as needed.
  • Cool film, small museum. Next best thing to getting out to the rock.
  • Not too much to look at or be interested in unless you were a history nut, but still a cool place to visit
  • Informative and they have great Skellig Wars t-shirts.
  • Beautiful and humble this is a great place to learn about the Skelligs