Aquarium in Dingle Town

Dingle Oceanworld

Dingle's aquarium is a lot of fun, and includes a walk-through tunnel and a touch pool. Psychedelic fish glide through tanks that recreate such environments as Lake Malawi, the River Congo and the piranha-filled Am…
Cultural Centre in Dunquin

Blasket Centre

This wonderful interpretative centre celebrates the rich cultural life of the now-abandoned Blasket Islands. It is housed in striking modern building with a long, white hall ending in a picture window looking direct…
Museum in Clogherhead & Ballyferriter

Dingle Peninsula Museum

Set in the 19th-century schoolhouse, this local museum has displays on the geology, archaeology and ecology of the peninsula.
Cultural Centre in Dingle Town

An Díseart

Set in a neo-Gothic former convent, this Celtic cultural centre has impressive stained-glass windows by Dublin artist Harry Clarke (1889-1931) depicting 12 scenes from the life of Christ. Admission includes a 15-min…
Museum in Ventry & Around

Celtic & Prehistoric Museum

This museum squeezes in an astonishing collection of Celtic and prehistoric artefacts, including the world's largest woolly mammoth skull and tusks, as well as a 40,000-year-old cave bear skeleton, Viking horse-bone…
Historic Site in West of Dingle

Gallarus Oratory

Gallarus Oratory is one of Ireland's most beautiful ancient buildings, its smoothly constructed dry-stone walls in the shape of an upturned boat. It has stood in this lonely spot beneath the brown hills for some 120…
Brewery in Dingle Town

Dingle Brewing Company

Housed in a 19th-century creamery building, this terrific craft brewery launched in 2011 on 20 July – not coincidentally Tom Crean's birthday (its single brew, a crisp, hoppy lager, is named after the local Antarct…
Archaeological Site in Dingle Peninsula

Dún Beag Fort

The Iron Age Dún Beag fort is a dramatic example of a promontory fortification, perched atop a sheer sea cliff about 6km southwest of Ventry. The fort has four outer walls; inside are the remains of a house and a be…
Museum in Dingle Peninsula

Famine Cottage

Just uphill from the Dunbeg Fort Visitor Centre is the 1845-built Famine Cottage, with furnishings, cooking utensils and farm animals that evoke the hardship its occupants endured.
Distillery in Dingle Town

Dingle Distillery

An offshoot of Dublin's Porterhouse microbrewery, this craft distillery began producing whiskey in 2012 but the necessary ageing process meant that the first fruits of its labours were not bottled till 2016. It also…