Fodor's Expert Review Blasket Centre

Dun Chaoin (Dunquin) Visitor Center Fodor's Choice

Fully refurbished and extended with high-spec interactive gadgetry and new displays and a first-rate café, this museum is a worthy stop to discover life on the Blasket Islands (An Bhlascaoid Mhóir), which are among Ireland's most extraordinary islands. The largest visible from Ceann Sléibhe is the Great Blasket, inhabited until 1953. The Blasket islanders were great storytellers and were encouraged by Irish scholars to write their memoirs. The Blasket Centre explains the heritage of these islanders and celebrates their use of the Irish language with videos and exhibitions. The new viewing platform (free) alone makes this center an essential part of the Dingle itinerary.  

Visitor Center Fodor's Choice Family

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Dunquin, Co. Kerry  Ireland


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Rate Includes: €5, Closed Nov.–start of Mar.

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