The Blasket Centre and Great Blasket Island, Dunquin

4.5
Must see · Specialty Museum · Museum
Gain insight into the history of the great Blasket Islands at The Blasket Centre and Great Blasket Island. This heritage and cultural center offers a look into all aspects of Gaelic culture and the community of the island, including its large literary legacy. Take a guided tour through exhibits, which manage to keep things as authentic as possible with English translations readily available. Along the way, you'll also enjoy some of the best views of the island. An onsite cafe and eatery serves up home-baked snacks and light meals, while the bookshop offers literary classics from the area and a large range of books on Irish culture. See The Blasket Centre and Great Blasket Island and all Dunquin has to offer by arranging your trip with our Dunquin trip itinerary planner.
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  • This is a definite stop. Great history of the islands and the people. Well presented. Great cafe for a bit to eat. Lovely walk outside to viewing area.  more »
  • On our weeks stay on the peninsula, we came here 3 times! Twice just for a walk around and today popped into the centre. Beautifully laid out with artifacts, a very informative short film and a...  more »

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