Inishmacsaint Monastery Ruins

Enniskillen, United Kingdom

Inishmacsaint (meaning 'Island of the Sorrel Plain') is a monastery located on an island off the western shore of Lough Erne, Northern Ireland. The site includes the ruins of a monastic church and an early stone cross, probably from the tenth and twelfth centuries. Inishmacsaint was founded by St. Ninnidh, (d. 523/30). The original monastic buildings were probably damaged or destroyed during the raids of the ninth or tenth centuries.



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Founded: 10th century AD
Category: Religious sites in United Kingdom

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Windelynn Wonder (8 months ago)
A bite into history, great for exploration and self guided tour through the ages. Took about an hour to get through the museum. There's a cafe on site as well as clean washrooms and gift shops. You can purchase tickets for the marble caves and other excursions at the gift shop. Beautiful county and castle ruin in the city.
Ken Brady (8 months ago)
Really good material and well presented. Well worth a visit.
smithdigitalvideo (9 months ago)
I didn't pay to go to the indoor part of the museum. I only went to the free outdoor part. Several sections that seemed to be housed in former stables. One section noted the use of jeeps during a war. Jeeps were invented in my home town of Butler, Pennsylvania.
Mick Brods (10 months ago)
Thoroughly enjoyed a very professional presented history of the past. Some diverse subjects to make it very interesting.
Antonio Pedraza Herrera (10 months ago)
Lovely museum, interactive activities and rich in history. Not too bad price for a family pass.
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