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West Cork Heritage Centre
Bandon Co. Cork
Museum
The West Cork Heritage Centre is housed in what is reputedly the first church built in Ireland for Protestant worship; Christ Church is situated on North Main Street in Bandon County Cork. The exhibition focuses on Bandon Town in times past.

The West Cork Heritage Centre is housed in Christ Church on North Main Street in Bandon County Cork. Some of the historic town walls of Bandon are incorporated in the layout of the Church.

The Church was built in 1610 on the site of a Danish Fort and was reputedly the first church built in Ireland for Protestant worship. De consecrated in 1973, the church is now the setting of a unique exhibition in which visitors are transported through time to experience Bandon as it was in times past.

The exhibition includes the old shop, schoolhouse, forge, kitchens and ship to shore apparatus. The old stocks and whipping posts that were used in Bandon are also on display.