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Address: Providence Street, Foxford, Ireland
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

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Very interesting museum about the founder of the Argentine Navy

Surprising to come across this museum in the village of Foxford and to learn that Admiral Brown, an Irishman from Foxford, was the founder of the Argentine Navy. The museum does a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Maggie P
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Foxford, Ireland
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Foxford, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Surprising to come across this museum in the village of Foxford and to learn that Admiral Brown, an Irishman from Foxford, was the founder of the Argentine Navy. The museum does a good job at bringing his heroic story to life and the staff are very friendly. Well worth a visit. Why not combine it with the Foxford Woolen Mills... More 

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Prospect Park, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

The tour guide was excellent made the character of the admiral come alive. Would not travel to see this site alone. But it was great to see it, foxford mill, michael davitt museum all nearby and each interesting in thier own way.

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Thank Eugene J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

I had no idea that Admiral Brown from Ireland founded the Argentinian Navy, until I accidentally walked a short distance from the woollen mill. This is so inspiring, with a video about his life and conquests and information and gifts. Helpful staff and highly recommended, especially for teens who may need inspiration.

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Thank Michael B
Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

I visited the Admiral Brown Centre on a blustery wet Saturday afternoon in August. I was met by the volunteer guide Pat. Pat was the friendliest person I've met in ages, he was a delight to talk to and very knowledgeable on the exciting life of Admiral Brown. It's a small exhibition space and there were three sets of people... More 

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Castlebar, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

Visited late in the evening, and firstly, the curator was very welcoming, friendly and helpful. The age range of our group was from 13 to adult, and everyone found it enjoyable. Some fantastic artifacts on show, and a lot of information well presented.

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Thank Martin O
Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

That was what the two "locals" said to me when I tried to get in so all I could do was peer in through the window like a little boy at a sweet shop. That said it looked very interesting if your interested in the Argentine Navy and how a "wee" boy from Mayo became an Admiral. Had it been... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2015

Fantastic place! Full of Argentine history and mementos. So well kept, shows how much love is placed in looking after and keeping this lovely place. A special thank you to Mrs. Jean Beattie for showing us around and being such a fantastic host.

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Ennis, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2015

We were at the the woolen mill and stumbled across the Admiral Brown museum. A lovely little museum with nice artifacts and items.Very interesting story. Only draw back is it needs more advertising and sign posting.you could miss it............ but try not too !.

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2015

It was early morning, with a heavy mist in the air. The curator was very helpful explaining the pictures and artifacts.

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2015

A wonderful museum just beside the Foxford Woollen Mills. This museum is well worth a visit and a great tribute to this wonderful man. The glass case is full of wonderful interesting pieces.

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