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Avoca Courthouse Heritage Cente

Main St, Avoca, Ireland
+353 402 35022
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Not impressed

Although the history of the area in here was very interesting for us as tourists, I'm afraid that... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2017
MariC66
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Newtownards, United Kingdom
via mobile
Tracing your roots.

One of our party needed a little advice on an old family name, the friendly ladies here directed us... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2016
Joanne H
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Scotland, United Kingdom
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Official Tourist Information Point for Avoca, Local area Heritage Centre with geneaology & details of deaths & births in the area from the 1800s. IT Centre where visitors can access the interent and print off anything needed.
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  • Poor12%
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20 Jul 2017
“Not impressed”
1 Oct 2016
“Tracing your roots.”
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Main St, Avoca, Ireland
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+353 402 35022
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Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Although the history of the area in here was very interesting for us as tourists, I'm afraid that the staff here found us tourists the least bit interesting and clearly had no interest in engaging in conversation with us. I got more helpful information from...More

Thank MariC66
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Reviewed 1 October 2016

One of our party needed a little advice on an old family name, the friendly ladies here directed us to cemeteries where we found some old tomb stones with the old family name - great advice. They also sell little trinkets & quirky souvenirs, interesting...More

Thank Joanne H
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Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

The original is always the best, great place to buy a special gift , tucked away in one of Wicklow's beauty spots The village of Avoca, Can be very busy at times but this adds to its charm, staff very informative and friendly, food always...More

Thank Jaysnest3
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Reviewed 13 August 2015

An oldcourthouse now used as a community information centre with computers for internet access for visitors. Lots of information on Ballykissangel and The Old Avoca Mines including come old implements used in the old mine workings. An Olde Curiosity Shop well worth a visit, they...More

3  Thank marylynn k
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Reviewed 15 June 2015

Strolling around Avoca looking for something we saw on the Internet, we came on this Heritage Centre, we made inquiries about the activity we wanted and were disappointed that the place we wanted closed despite the website still taking advance bookings for their activities. The...More

Thank michael c
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Reviewed 8 March 2015

Small and simple, but filled with a wealth of information on the area and managed by a lady with one of the sunniest smiles in Ireland. There is a small exhibition of prehistoric artifacts, brochures for local attractions and a booklet of local walking trails....More

2  Thank N C
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Reviewed 24 July 2014

We visited in June 2014, there was a young man looking after the centre, we stayed for ages because it was so interesting. That lad really knew his stuff. It could so easily be missed but you should go out of your way to visit.

2  Thank Lewis K
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Reviewed 18 July 2014

We often stop in Avoca when in the area. We are old "Ballykissangel" fans and just love the village setting so well-known from the T.V. series. We stayed this time for a week in Woodenbridge, nearby. We found the heritage center in Avoca to be...More

3  Thank mrhyp
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