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Lough Gur Visitor Centre
Lough Gur Co. Limerick
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Experience Lough Gur Visitor Centre, head to the unique crannog-shaped heritage site and hear the story of pre-Celtic settlers who farmed and lived in the peaceful valley of Lough Gur in County Limerick.

Explore Lough Gur Visitor Centre and view the fascinating exhibitions at one of Ireland's most important archaeological sites. Make time for the audio visual show to learn about Lough Gur's geology, botany, zoology and archaeology and immerse yourself in tales of local folklore and ancient Celtic festivals.

Check out replicas of famous archaeological finds in this region including Stone Age pottery, the famous Bronze Age Lough Gur Shield (the original is now housed in the National Museum) and the Countess of Bath chalice and paten.

Learn about the activities of the first farmers in this rich archaeological area, including their dwellings, rituals, tools, implements and burial sites. Discover Lough Gur, the horseshoe lake at the bottom of Knockadoon Hill, see the 113 standing stones of the Grange Stone Circle and take a guided tour to discover the facts and magical myths of this scenic setting.