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County Cork Sights

The Queenstown Story at Cobh Heritage Centre

  • Lower Rd. Map It
  • Cobh
  • Fodor's Choice

Updated 04/09/2014

Fodor's Review

Many of the people who left Ireland on immigrant ships for the New World departed from Cobh, which was formerly known as Queenstown. The exhibit, in the old Cobh train station, re-creates the experience of the 2.5 million emigrants who left from here between 1848 and 1950. It also tells the stories of great transatlantic liners, including the ill-fated Titanic, whose last port of call was Cobh, and the Lusitania (see box).

Sight Information

Address:

Lower Rd., Cobh, Co. Cork, Ireland

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Phone:

021-481–3591

Sight Details:

  • €7.50
  • Apr.–Sept., daily 9:30–6; Nov.–Mar., Mon.–Sat. 9:30–5, Sun. 11–5

Updated 04/09/2014

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