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National Museum of Ireland - Country Life

Category: Families, Kids, Outdoors, Rainy Day, Culture, Free

Type: Museums & Galleries, Parks & Gardens, Visitor Centres, General Attractions

Turlough Park
Castlebar
Co Mayo
Tel: +353 94 903 1755

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Home to the national collection of objects representing the traditional way of life in Ireland since 1850

National Museum of Ireland - Country Life

First opened in 2001 The National Museum of Ireland – Country Life is home to the national collection of objects representing the traditional way of life in Ireland since 1850.

The objects in the Irish Folklife Collections are the things that were used in everyday life mostly in rural Ireland in the century or so between the end of the Great Famine of the 1840s and the aftermath of the Second World War in the 1950s. It is all set in modern exhibition galleries in the spectacular grounds of Turlough Park House and surrounded by magnificent gardens and lake.

Opening Time:

Open year round, except 25 Dec & Good Fri. Open Tue-Sat 10am-5pm & Sun 2pm-5pm. Closed Mon (including bank hols)

Admission Charge:

Free
National Museum of Ireland Country Life - Turlough Park Castlebar County Mayo Ireland
National Museum of Ireland Country Life - Turlough Park Castlebar County Mayo Ireland
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Off N5 Dublin Road 8km (5m) East of Castlebar

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