Bantry Museum

Bantry Museum is situated near the fire station on Wolfe Tone Square. The museum consists of a collection built up by the local historical society.

Among the exhibits are furniture, kitchen utensils and other pieces from domestic life. Newspapers record mundane events and trivia from Bantry's past. The curators entertain visitors with a mix of historical facts and folklore.

Bantry was once used as a port by the British Royal Navy and Spanish fishing vessels. There is information about the failed French armada of 1796 that accompanied Irish patriot Wolfe Tone.The museum is run by the Bantry Historical Society.


Wolfe Tone Square,


Co. Cork


+353 (0) 27 55564

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