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Irish Military War Museum & Family Park

Opens in 6 min: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Fantastic and informative museum

Came here with my history class a few weeks ago. The place was fascinating. It seems pretty small... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Excellent must see military museum

Went here on a motorcycle run with the Widows Sons Masonic Bikers as a stop off and tour around the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Richard W
Belfast, United Kingdom
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The Irish Military War Museum and family park,offers a fascinating insight into Irish participants' involvement in both World War One and World War Two, as well as other military conflicts in world history. The Irish Military War Museum, covering...more
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Starinagh 01234, Ireland
+353 41 981 9501
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Came here with my history class a few weeks ago. The place was fascinating. It seems pretty small from the outside but the museum was fantastic. Chock full of authentic, original weapons and gear from WW1+WW2, it was really impressive. Forget our guide’s name but...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went here on a motorcycle run with the Widows Sons Masonic Bikers as a stop off and tour around the site. Fantastic and informative guides, unbelievable amount of historical items collected over many years on view and the good point some available to pick up...More

Thank Richard W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent collection, great tour. Fergus our guide.was very knowledgeable and entertaining. Well worth the motorbike trip from Antrim.

1  Thank GailS1465
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing place to spend some time,fantastic exhibits and very hands on you can just pick things up and get the feel for the soldiers who used these,William and Fergus actually gave us the tour as there were near 40 of us and split us into...More

1  Thank davey115
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a really great time here. The museum was fascinating and the tank lesson was just brillant. Would highly recommend.

Thank Olivia R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We will definitely be recommending this museum to our friends! After two weeks in Ireland, we planned to spend our final day taking in some castles, but severe weather caused us to seek out some indoor fun. Although the power was out at the time...More

Thank Fwafs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had our 8yr old boys party this weekend. Not only is this a great museum they do great parties. They’ve bounced castles fully covered all set up for use and then the boys had a nerf war. There was a break in the middle...More

Thank Tracy M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This museum made our trip. This was amazing for us to see to be able to touch and hold weapons like these was incredible. Everything became so real. We only see war movies and read stories so this was unreal. Thank you so much for...More

1  Thank OnAir676961
Reviewed 10 September 2018

I seen a girl talking on Facebook about this place couple of weeks ago and decided to visit the museum with my children. The boys (aged 7 and 5) were amazed with all the items they seen at the museum, I was surprised myself how...More

Thank martardi
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

this was my second visit here. my first was 3 years ago and back then i was so impressed with the place i vowed to return and im so glad i did. this is a true irish gem run by really nice people who are...More

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1 July 2018|
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Response from Matisse5 |
The drive itself didn’t take too long, maybe 30-45 minutes. There’s basically a biiig figure 8 course that you’ll go around 3 times or so. There’s no age limit to go in the tank, it has a capacity for at least 10 people... More
29 May 2017|
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Response from stegmckegg | Reviewed this property |
There is a children's play area/playground and covered picnic site on location. There were young children in our party who enjoyed themselves immensely.