Cobh Heritage Centre (The Queenstown Story) Tours
The port town of Cobh, formerly known as Queenstown, was the departure point for millions of Irish emigrants who left the country between 1848 and 1960. Housed in the town’s Victorian train station, the Cobh Heritage Centre chronicles the often-heartbreaking journeys of Irish emigrants during the Great Famine and beyond.
Address: Cobh Heritage Centre, Cobh, Co. Cork, Ireland, Ireland
3 Tours and Activities to Experience Cobh Heritage Centre (The Queenstown Story)
Enjoy swift access to one of County Cork’s top attractions with this skip-the-line Queenstown Story tour at the Cobh Heritage Centre. With your ticket in hand, beat the queues and head straight inside Cobh Heritage Centre to begin exploring. From the multimedia and audiovisual displays in place, learn of Cobh’s place in Ireland’s rich history. Gain insight into key events including the Great Famine, the transportation of convicts to Australia, cruise disasters like RMS Titanic and RMS Lusitania, and Ireland’s military and maritime history from the 17th century onward.
Taking safety measures
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Every drop of Jameson is made here in Midleton so join us on this fascinating guided tour from your ship to Jamesons Distillery Experience. Bus Tour starts/finishes at your ship in Cobh/Cork Our Tour Includes: - Admission To The Jameson Distillery Experience - Free Glass of Whiskey - Expert Guides Throughout The Visit - Shopping For Unique Gifts - Free Time To Dine at The Distillery Restaurant Our bus tour departs right from your ship in Cobh and returns back here again at the end of the tour. We are based in Cobh right by the port and have over 50 years experience. Our driver/guides are all locals and have lots of interesting facts, fascinating history, fun stories, songs and jokes.
I've been living in this colourful town my whole life & have been a professional photographer for almost 3 years now. This experience will offer you an insight through the lens to our little town, from the most 'Instagramable' spots, to some 'hidden gems'. It is worth noting that Cobh is not known for it's flat terrain! There are many hills here, & unfortunately I don't offer a piggy back service just yet. But I can assure you that we will keep it at an easy pace. :)
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What's the best way to experience Cobh Heritage Centre (The Queenstown Story)?
The best ways to experience Cobh Heritage Centre (The Queenstown Story) are:
- The Queenstown Story @ Cobh Heritage Centre , Great Stories of Emigration.
- Cobh (Cork) To Jameson Distillery - Half Day Shore Excursion
- Photography Experience Cobh
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