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Celtic and Prehistoric Museum

Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Lovely little museum

It was a very well put-together exhibition, especially considering the small size of the museum and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Maiken P

A surprising collection of artifacts and of course a huge mammoth skull ! Just a little museum but... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sandy B
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Slea Head Drive | Kilvicadownig, Ventry, Ireland
+353 87 770 3280
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It was a very well put-together exhibition, especially considering the small size of the museum and cheap entrance fee. As a museum professional, I love museums that focus primarily on the objects when telling a story, and that was definitely the case in the Celtic...More

Thank Maiken P
Reviewed 1 week ago

A surprising collection of artifacts and of course a huge mammoth skull ! Just a little museum but more than worth the stop.

Thank Sandy B
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

We visited this so called museum today and paid the fee which immediately went into the proprietors pocket and not the cash register. We then walked through the bead curtains into a small room with objects purported to be artifacts. Before we had the opportunity...More

1  Thank OnyxCasper52
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Not worth the 5 eur. What’s real? Objects from all over not Ireland. Fossil shark tooth from South Carolina .

1  Thank vtsnowman
Reviewed 31 May 2018

My husband was too tired by this point in our Dingle drive to drag himself out of the rental car after a day of hiking with numerous stops to “Oh, please take another photo of the baby sheep!” I, however, was intrigued by the celtic...More

Thank SaraTee
celticmuseum, Owner at Celtic and Prehistoric Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 June 2018

Thanks, Sara, Glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again some time.

Reviewed 29 May 2018

When one has a great experience it is almost always because of meeting an enthusiast. Harris Moore is an absolute enthusiast for Celtic Prehistoric items. The Wooly Mammoth skull and Antlers, the Cave Bear Skeleton, and the Nautilus fossils stand out for me, and Harris...More

1  Thank gpcthompson
Reviewed 4 May 2018

If you get a chance to drive the Slea Head trail don't pass this little museum by. It has a terrific display of assorted prehistoric artifacts (including the amazing mamouth skull) and a great gift shop. Well worth the stop.

Thank Joanne B
Reviewed 8 November 2017

We were a group of five adults, driving the 'Slea Head' drive. We noticed a cottage on our left with a sign advertising a museum. We decided to stop for a few minutes. Our few minutes lasted an hour of interest and enjoyment. The museum...More

4  Thank sonyamsonyamsonyam
Reviewed 24 October 2017

We stopped here based on the favorable reviews. There is an interesting collection here, a small amount from Ireland. Have seen much of the same or similar at larger museums. Owner deserves credit for collecting and displaying these items in a relatively out of the...More

Thank GolferKen
Reviewed 22 October 2017

A small 3 room museum with real dinosaur eggs, mammuth skull and cave bear, but also various ancient celtic goddesses and even an old symbolic double penis.

1  Thank Neuropathische p
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