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A very interesting tour stop and shop

Connemara, a coastal region of County Galway, is also the home of Connemara Marble, which is... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2018
jeegyar
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Cranston, Rhode Island
Worth a visit

Very interesting to see the different types of marble. Lots of jewelry if you want to buy. The... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2018
carlablack
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Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped at the Connemara Visitors Center with our CIE tour group. The staff was very friendly and knowledgeable about the marble and its history. We had plenty of time to browse the shop and buy some souveneirs.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Janice W
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

I purchased a bracelet when we were at the factory. I had problems with it coming apart and contacted them. They paid for the shipping of the bracelet back to them and sent me a brand new bracelet! They could not have been more helpful.this...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

Connemara marble is famous. It’s naturally green marble and is beautiful. The visitors center is a gift shop, but is definitely worth a stop. Only takes 10-15 minutes to visit. You can find the marble in lots of gift shops in Ireland but this is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank PSimms
Reviewed 22 September 2018

Connemara, a coastal region of County Galway, is also the home of Connemara Marble, which is quarried in the Connemara mountains. The marble from this particular region has a very unique green color, and is 600 million years old. There is also black marble from...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank jeegyar
Reviewed 14 September 2018

Our tour group stopped here for a quick tour. It was very interesting, staff were very nice and the gifts available were unique and beautifully made. Worth a very quick stop if you are in the area.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Malone2
Reviewed 6 August 2018

I have been traveling to Ireland since 2001 and whenever I am in the Galway area I always stop at Connemara Marble. It is a family run business that has a huge assortment of items you can purchase that are made out of Connemara Marble....More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Our guide Gerard Burke took us to this wonderful factory and a shop, and we had a very nice visit. It is family-owned and operated. They have the most beautiful marble you have ever seen, and make a wide range of fairly-priced jewelry and other...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Terrence913
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Very interesting to see the different types of marble. Lots of jewelry if you want to buy. The talk is short and you can then walk around on your own .

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank carlablack
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Stopped by on a Gate 1 tour of the factory and shop. The young lady, a grandaughter in the family, I believe, did an excellent job explaining the marble and the process involved in creating the pieces of beautiful jewelry, etc. they offer for sale...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Patrick D
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Tour gives excellent presentation of Irish marble and its qualities. The staffs’ pride on their work is obvious. The store offers a variety of small marble souvenirs and jewelry, ranging in price from 5-200€. Good quality ones can had at reasonable prices. Would like to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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susanfinerty12
4 February 2017|
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Response from AK8397 | Reviewed this property |
The distance from Galway to the Connemara visitor centre is about 8 miles. Driving, it would take about 20 minutes on route N59.
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Maureen F
20 September 2016|
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Response from GusH576 | Reviewed this property |
to the address you have, add "N59."
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jaylewster
14 May 2015|
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Response from Justin B | Reviewed this property |
Why did you not try it on at the store?
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