Old Head Signal Tower and Lusitania Museum, Kinsale

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  • This is a very scenic place and is well worth a visit for the views alone. For anyone with a shipwreck or Cunard interest a visit is a must. 
    This is a very scenic place and is well worth a visit for the views alone. For anyone with a shipwreck or Cunard interest a visit is a must.  more »
  • Very friendly staff at ticket office. Unfortunately not much to the museum itself. Some cursory information on the Lusitania and on the need for signal towers during the Napoleonic wars, but not... 
    Very friendly staff at ticket office. Unfortunately not much to the museum itself. Some cursory information on the Lusitania and on the need for signal towers during the Napoleonic wars, but not...  more »
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  • Fascinating place out on the Old Head. The tower and museum are most interesting. Then there is the lovely Lusitania Memorial garden to walk around. Most people don't realize that one of the ship's lifeboat davits which is standing in the grounds has been alignned to point to the ship's last resting place 11.34 nautical miles out from the end of the Old Head. There is an excellent cafe there too and toilet facilities. I can also recommend The Speckled Door pub and restaurant on the way out!
  • Only a small attraction, but a good one! The memorial to the Luisitania passengers is stunning and the view on a clear day is fantastic. Best of all the most helpful, knowledgeable and friendly guide in the shop. Well worth a visit

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