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Cork Public Museum - Ireland

Postby dognose » Sun Dec 09, 2012 9:42 am

CORK PUBLIC MUSEUM

Cork Public Museum
Fitzgerald Park
Mardyke Walk
Cork
Republic of Ireland

The museum was originally a private residence built by Charles Beamish in 1845 on land purchased from the Duke of Devonshire. The grounds of the house were the location of the Cork International Exhibition of 1902/03.

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Display of Cork silver in the museum.

The museum has a fine display of Cork and other silver, including five pieces of Cork Republican Silver of which there are thought to be only about sixty to eighty pieces ever made. (See: Cork Republican Silver)

Opening Hours: 11.00 a.m. — 1 p.m. & 2.15 p.m. — 4.00 p.m.

Admission: Free

http://www.corkcity.ie/services/corpora ... rs/museum/

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