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very nicely done museum in Foxford, worth a thirty minute trip. Take a pinch of salt.

Few people will know the story of Almirante Brown, celebrated throughout the Argentine as a hero... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2018
History Buff

We were met by a very friendly member of staff who was more than willing to answer all our... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2018
Ballyshannon, Ireland
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Providence Street, Foxford, Ireland
+353 94 925 6756
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Reviewed 16 August 2018

Few people will know the story of Almirante Brown, celebrated throughout the Argentine as a hero. This museum brings his story to life and is told with great enthusiasm by the chap who works there. One minor issue; bad as the Great Hunger was, the...More

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Reviewed 31 May 2018

We were met by a very friendly member of staff who was more than willing to answer all our questions relating to Admiral William Brown, with more time on my hands I hope to return to this Centre.

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Reviewed 10 August 2017

fascinating discovery, full of interesting information about little known, Admiral Brown. An inspiring and gallant individual.

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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Find out how young William Brown went from being an impoverished young boy who immigrated to America and through a chain of events ended up Admiral of the Argentinan Navy. A trip to the museum is very informative with brochures and film show and all...More

Thank Mary R
Reviewed 25 January 2017

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...More

Thank Maggie P
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.

Thank Eugene J
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,...More

Thank Michael B
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...More

Thank Audrey T
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.

Thank Martin O
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...More

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