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.
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…
Historic Site in West of Dingle

Gallarus Visitor Centre

This privately-owned visitor centre and car park is located next to Gallarus Oratory. The only reason for paying the fee is to use the car park (the audio-visual presentation is missable).
Church in Ballydavid

Kilmalkedar Church

Nestled in a beautiful setting with sweeping views over Smerwick Harbour, Kilmalkedar is the most important Christian site on the Dingle Peninsula. Built in the 12th century on the site of a 7th-century monastery fo…
Archaeological Site in Clogherhead & Ballyferriter

Reask Monastic Site

The remains of this 5th- or 6th-century monastic settlement are one of the peninsula's more evocative archaeological sites, with low stone walls among close-cropped turf and drifts of white daisies revealing the out…