The Cork Butter Museum is located on the north side of Cork City, in the Shandon area. The Cork Butter Museum building dates back to 1849 and celebrates The Butter Trade. The ground floor gallery of The Butter Museum displays completely traditional butter making equipment.
The Gallery in the museum pays tribute to the culture of dairying in Early Ireland and how cows were not specifically a valuable source of food and food produce, but they were also a standard of wealth during this time.
The Cork Butter Museum celebrates one of the biggest success stories in Ireland which is the butter trade. The museum describes the internationally imported butter trade in the 19th century and the success story of Kerrygold.
If you would like to experience a unique museum exhibition and enjoy the quirky cultural information that The Cork Butter Museum displays, then make sure you visit while staying in Cork!