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Castles, Museums and Galleries for Family Fun Days out in Munster


Bunratty Castle and Folk Park
Experience a living reconstruction of the homes and environment of Ireland of over a century ago. Enjoy the sights, sounds tastes, scents, of this enchanting place as you stroll from house to house or around the charming village street complete with school, post office, doctors house, hardware shop, printers and McNamara’s pub! Find out more.
King John's Castle
Take a fresh look at King John’s Castle and experience Limerick’s history as you have never done before… A brand new visitor experience that brings together the Castle’s remarkable archaeology and 21st century technology to help you discover the history of Limerick and King John’s Castle.Find out more.
Burren Centre
Enjoy a movie and exhibition tracing the history and unique environment of the Burren. Visit St Fachtnan's 12C Cathedral and medieval high crosses adjacent to the Burren Centre. Tea Rooms, Craft Shop, Free Parking for Coaches, Wheelchair Accessible . Find out more.
The Toy Soldier Factory
Make Europe’s only Toy Soldier Factory part of your family tour. There's no fake machinery or actors, it's a REAL working factory. Learn how to mix colours and paint a figure.
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Cork City Gaol
Stepping inside visitors are taken back in time to the 19th century/early 20th century . The cells are furnished with amazingly life like wax figures; original graffiti on cell walls tell the innermost feelings of some inmates while a audio visual tells the social history and contrasting lifestyles of the 19th /20th century Cor. Open 7 days a Week,Find out more.