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De Valera Museum & Bruree Heritage Centre

Closed Now: 11:00 - 16:00
Open today: 11:00 - 16:00
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Historical

Nice museum with lots of original items. Learnt quite a bit. Well worth spending and hour or so... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2017
galwayphil
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very interesting

I truly thought I knew everything there was to know about this man but i was so wrong. You are... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2016
TjibsnCat
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21 Aug 2017
“It was shut”
7 Apr 2017
“Historical ”
About
This visitor centre is located where Eamon de Valera grew up. Cottage he lived in is now preserved & school he attended is a museum dedicted to his memory
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 16:00
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Water St, Bruree, Ireland
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+353 86 394 9230
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 22 March 2013

Hidden gems in the historic village of Bruree. The museum in the old school house has a lot of memorabilia relating to the former President, Eamonn DeValera and a fine collection of local artefacts. All for €5 which includes a DVD presentation. The people running...More

6  Thank meareilly
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 8 July 2016

not an easy place to find. you can easy miss the Museum. is not sign posted. We only finded by look at a village map in the village. once there very good. one room to Devalera and another room as a small museum to Bruree.

1  Thank mrhalpin
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Reviewed 21 August 2017

I looked on the visit Ireland website and it said the opening hours , I drove about two hours to visit on a Sunday in august when you would have thought it being the height of the tourist season ,would have been a peak day...More

1  Thank alan252
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Nice museum with lots of original items. Learnt quite a bit. Well worth spending and hour or so. Nice heritage centre attached. A visit to De Valera"s cottage can be arranged as it is outside the village.

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Reviewed 4 August 2016

I truly thought I knew everything there was to know about this man but i was so wrong. You are taken back in time visually to his school days and early years of his life. Through set panels and audio visual along with many personal...More

2  Thank TjibsnCat
Reviewed 29 July 2016

It's a real hidden gem. Fantastic & enthusiastic curator Tracy Lenihan. Treated to a cup of tea at the end of the tour then brought us our to the house and opened it for us. The OPW has taken charge of the house but the...More

2  Thank Eimear M
Reviewed 8 July 2016

not an easy place to find. you can easy miss the Museum. is not sign posted. We only finded by look at a village map in the village. once there very good. one room to Devalera and another room as a small museum to Bruree.

1  Thank mrhalpin
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Very detailed history on Eamon De Valera with a lot of original items from his childhood. Was also able to visit the cottage where he grew up. Very interesting museum and would recommend a visit

2  Thank Nicky M
Reviewed 22 March 2013

Hidden gems in the historic village of Bruree. The museum in the old school house has a lot of memorabilia relating to the former President, Eamonn DeValera and a fine collection of local artefacts. All for €5 which includes a DVD presentation. The people running...More

6  Thank meareilly
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