Camden Fort Meagher

Arts/Culture/Heritage, Built Heritage, Museums/Heritage CentresCrosshaven, East Cork

Camden Fort Meagher is internationally recognised as being “One of the finest remaining examples of a classical Coastal Artillery Fort in the world”. For almost 400 years the fort played a key role as a strong strategic position for the defence of Irel …

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Toy Soldier Factory

Arts/Culture/Heritage, Museums/Heritage CentresMacroom

One of Ireland’s best hidden attractions. The family owned Toy Soldier Factory has been established in Ireland since 1976. It is situated in the beautiful little village of Killnamartyra, half way between Killarney town and Cork City on the main N22 ro …

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Cobh Heritage Centre

Arts/Culture/Heritage, Museums/Heritage CentresCobh, East Cork

The Cobh Heritage Centre, the Queenstown Story is a museum which  is attached to Cobh railway station, it retraces the steps of thousands of Irish immigrants who left Cobh (then Queenstown) to seek a better life abroad. The “Queenstown Experience”, loc …

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Allihies Copper Mine Museum

Arts/Culture/Heritage, Museums/Heritage CentresWest Cork

Located in the old Methodist church built for immigrant Cornish miners, the museum offers a fascinating insight into mining in Allihies from the Bronze Age through to the 1960s, with particular emphasis on copper mining in the 1800s.

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Millstreet Museum

Arts/Culture/Heritage, Museums/Heritage CentresMillstreet, North Cork

Millstreet Museum allows the visitor experience the history of this North Cork area and gives an insight into its fascinating past. Incorporated into the centre is a busy tourist information point and a cafe is situated nearby. Regular guided tours of …

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West Cork Regional Museum

Arts/Culture/Heritage, Museums/Heritage CentresClonakilty, West Cork

The West Cork Regional Museum is situated on the outskirts of the town of Clonakilty in County Cork. This community museum, administered on behalf of the town by a voluntary committee, offers exhibitions relating to the political history of the area fr …

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The Cobh Museum

Arts/Culture/Heritage, Museums/Heritage CentresCobh, East Cork

Cobh Museum is situated overlooking Cork Harbour. The exhibitions reflect the cultural, social and maritime history of Cobh and the Great Island. Formerly known as Queenstown, Cobh has a long maritime history and is known throughout the world for its a …

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Kinsale Museum

Arts/Culture/Heritage, Museums/Heritage CentresKinsale, West Cork

The main structure can be dated back as far as the 1590’s, town records showing its primary function having been that of a market house. Meanwhile,the elegant facade was added in 1703 and is very clearly Northern European in style. One of the features …

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Lassanroe Garden

Arts/Culture/Heritage, GardensSkibbereen, West Cork

Located near Skibbereen, County Cork, Lassanroe Garden is a modest-size garden planted in 2000. It is home to a large collection of decorative bamboos, making it the perfect place to contemplate the tactile and visual qualities of these giants of the g …

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The Ewe Experience

Arts/Culture/Heritage, GardensGlengarriff, West Cork

Set along a spectacular waterfall in the natural Eden of Glengarriff, The Ewe offers visitors a chance to step off the treadmill, slow down and rediscover our beautiful but vulnerable natural world. Poetry, information, games, creative areas & a su …

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