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Lartigue Monorail

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Lartigue Monorail
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“short trip”(3 reviews)
Visit our Monorail Train and Museum. Take a trip back in time and see what the Lartigue Monorail looked like this re-creation of the historical railway that ran from Listowel to Ballybunion between 1888 and 1924. Footage in our film is over 100...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
John b. Keane Road, Listowel V31 HX00, Ireland
+353 68 24393
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All reviews well worth a visit all ages short trip run by volunteers day trip train buffs railway museum wonderful volunteers volunteer staff hard work great fun north kerry ride engine film track replica
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter is writing a book on her family from Listowel. We know for certain that they rode this train to Ballybunion to spend summer days at the beach. My daughter wanted to get a sense of what the train exactly was and how it...More

Thank Howard S
Reviewed 3 October 2018

We visited with a group of railway enthusiasts and everyone was fascinated with it. The volunteer staff were very knowledgeable and were more than happy to as all sorts of odd questions. The video was excellent and very entertaining.

Thank Shina W
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Visited yesterday and were so fortunate to meet the amazing volunteers and have a personal talk about this extraordinary and maverick engineering feat in a beautiful part of Ireland. We spent hours learning about the history, looking at the film footage and various exhibits and...More

Thank Montyrover
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Visited this unique railway on a day trip to Listowel. Fantastic place run by friendly volunteers. And the monorail itself is unique. Plenty of photo opportunities. The trip may be a little short for some, but I can't complain. Well worth a visit if you're...More

Thank David E
Reviewed 27 June 2018

A fascinating engineering experiment that actually worked, demonstrated by knowledgable, enthusiastic and humorous volunteers. Not to be missed

Thank Ian C
Lmr1988, Manager at Lartigue Monorail, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2018

Ian so delighted you enjoyed the Lartigue, please visit again

Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Our 11-years-old boy is a railway fan. We had visited many railway places/museum at USA, UK, and Scotland. Hands down, the Lartigue Monorail museum is the coolest railway museum we had ever visited! None of us know such unique train existed in the world! We...More

Thank Wen-Mei C
Lmr1988, Manager at Lartigue Monorail, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2018

Wen-Mei C Thank you for your wonderful review, glad your son enjoyed the train trip. please visit again soon

Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Every year for the past 4 years, I have been visiting Listowel for the annual military festival weekend. I am a member of a WW2 reenactment group and we were looking for somewhere to take some interesting photos for our group site. This year I...More

Thank Alan W
Lmr1988, Manager at Lartigue Monorail, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2018

Alan Thank you for your wonderful review and so delighted your family had a great day out. Please visit us again soon

Reviewed 23 January 2018

It's just great! Buy your ticket, and just like an old movie, the conductor will look for your ticket. And you'll be told all about the monorail and how it was balanced on it's way from Ballybunion to Listowel and back. It's educational and great...More

1  Thank Brid F
Lmr1988, Manager at Lartigue Monorail, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2018

Brid thank you for your review. It is a little trip going back in time and we keep it as authentic as possible and value the historic aspect of it. Please visit again soon.

Reviewed 1 November 2017

Located just on the outskirts of Listowel, this tourist attraction has everything going for it... Uniqueness. Value for money. Friendly volunteers. History 'renewed'. Museum. Kids activities. Train buffs delight. Picnic area. Oh, and a ride on the monorail train. Steam buffs will need to brace...More

1  Thank Rowan B
Lmr1988, Manager at Lartigue Monorail, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2017

Thanks for your kind review and delighted you enjoyed this unique experience. Look forward to you visiting again.....

Reviewed 6 September 2017

This is a great little place run by volunteers. There's a small museum with interesting railway artefacts. Plus a film showing the history of this unique railway, which is worth watching. The trip on the train was great and the guys running the train were...More

Thank MammyBaker B
Lmr1988, Manager at Lartigue Monorail, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2017

Thank you for your wonderful review and interest in this unique experience. Look forward to your visit again.

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