Cobh Heritage Centre features an exhibition of the origins, history & legacy of Cobh. The Queenstown Story retraces the steps of the 2.5 million Irish people who emigrated from Ireland via Cobh on coffin ships, early steamers and great ocean liners.
Discover Cobh’s connection with the ill-fated Titanic – Cobh was her last port of call. A total of 123 passengers embarked at Cobh, then known as Queenstown. The exhibition relates stories and artefacts from those on board.
The centre has a genealogical service for those interested in tracing their Irish Heritage.
See the website for opening hours.
LANGUAGES: Free audio sets available in German, French, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Polish, Chinese (Mandarin) and Hebrew.
DINING / REFRESHMENTS: Café serving hot drinks, snacks, soups, sandwiches, mains and desserts.
SHOPPING: Gift shop selling souvenirs and gift items from clothing and glassware to jewellery.
PARKING: Paid car parking available off-site. Free coach parking nearby.
ACCESSIBILITY: The Cobh Heritage Centre is fully accessible for visitors with impaired mobility. There are accessible toilets. The centre has one wheelchair for complimentary use by visitors – and it is always advisable to pre-book to avoid disappointment.
WI-FI: Free Wi-Fi available.
Cobh Heritage Centre is located in the old Victorian railway station of Cobh. It is just 20 minutes from Cork City by car or by rail and 35 minutes from Cork Airport.
Deepwater Quay, Cobh, Co. Cork, Ireland
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