Waterville Heritage Gallery
This unique outdoor Heritage Gallery is where you will learn about South Kerry heritage, culture, archaeology – stone forts and circles, geology, birds, flora and fauna, and local folklore and mythology. The Gallery also showcases the range of local sea life and farm life of the Skellig Coast region, an outdoor farm machinery display, a history of Kerry’s transatlantic cable stations, an introduction to Kerry’s International Dark Sky’s Reserve, the Skellig Rocks – a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the South Kerry Gaeltacht - Uíbh Ráthach, Bygone days and local heroes both past and present, local and international. There are 150 information panels beautifully displayed on locally sourced Valentia Island Slate and over 300 photo exhibits and archives both in the Gallery and Skellig Gift Store. There are two audio visual screens in the adjoining Skellig Gift Store. Admission is free and there are several picnic benches in the Gallery for you to relax and take in the magnificent scenery of Waterville and Ballinskelligs Bay.
Tel: +353 (0)87 1241645