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County Cork Sights

Skibbereen Heritage Centre

  • Upper Bridge St. Map It
  • Skibbereen

Fodor's Review

A thoughtful renovation of a stone gasworks building has created an attractive, architecturally appropriate home for the Skibbereen Heritage Centre. An elaborate audiovisual exhibit on the Great Famine presents dramatized firsthand accounts of what it was like to live in this community when it was hit hard by hunger. Other attractions include displays on area marine life, walking tours, access to local census information, and a varying schedule of special programs.

Sight Information


Upper Bridge St., Skibbereen, Co. Cork, Ireland

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Sight Details:

  • €6
  • Mid-Mar.–mid-May and mid-Sept.–Oct., Tues.–Sat. 10–6; late May–mid-Sept., daily 10–6; mid-Nov.–mid-Mar., by appointment


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