Cork Butter Museum, Cork

Cork Butter Museum, Cork (must see)

The Cork Butter Museum is situated in the city's historic Shandon area and is one of a kind in a sense that it documents one of the country's greatest success stories, the butter trade. Dairy culture has always played an important role in the economy of the Island of Saints and Scholars. The Museum tells about the prominent in the 19th century Butter Exchange in Cork, the traditional craft of domestic butter making and today's popularity of the Kerrygold brand. The exposition also touches upon the commercial, social, and domestic aspects of life in Ireland.

Why You Should Visit:
A different take on Irish history and plenty to learn about butter-making processes.
This is the place to be if you like butter and its history in Ireland.

Tip:
Check with the museum beforehand for a live butter-making demonstration!

Opening hours:
Daily: 10am-5pm

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Cork Butter Museum on Map

Sight Name: Cork Butter Museum
Sight Location: Cork, Ireland (See walking tours in Cork)
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
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Walking Tours in Cork, Ireland

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