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A must see to get a feel for County Clare

We visited several museums while traveling Ireland and really enjoyed The Clare Museum... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Richmond, Virginia
Terrific overview of County Clare and Ennis!

A variety of artifacts are displayed, along with recorded information linked to photographs and... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2018
Seattle, Washington
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited several museums while traveling Ireland and really enjoyed The Clare Museum. Unfortunately one of the areas was unavailable during our visit, but the rest made up for it. Another great example of good things coming in small packages. They have several items on...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 30 September 2018

A variety of artifacts are displayed, along with recorded information linked to photographs and maps. Admission is free. The building houses a tourist information office, and includes well-maintained toilets. Walking tours are available almost daily just outside the building, and a bus stop is in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank barbaratQ5240GY
Reviewed 14 September 2018

This is a basic once in Ennis, associated with the tourism center, it offers a glimpse into the history and traditions that are unique to Clare.

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Anabel-2013
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

It wasnt my first visit in this museum. I went with my daughter, she is 10 and we got even free entry. Its worth a visit, small but interesting

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Monika L
Reviewed 5 August 2018

Really well done museum with displays and artifacts from pre-history through the great emigration. Don't miss the second floor ( we almost did!). Located right amidst the center of Ennis, with shops and many spots for a bite or a cuppa near by. Oh, and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Rebekah5720
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Some interesting displays and very well documented. Very easy to get too and find and right next to god cafes.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank milltown8
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

The museum traces the history of the Clare region from 7000 BC to the present with thousands of artifacts. The more recent past is grouped into themes such as religious life, social/political and family. There is some use of multimedia. Particularly of interest were the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank BearTraveler69
Reviewed 18 June 2018

This is an enjoyable hour's pastime: viewing the many artifacts in the Clare Museum. They've done their best to capture Ennis' connections to historical events over the past couple of centuries. The museum is professionally laid out and quite worth your time.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank danesec
Reviewed 15 January 2018

Dropped in to visit the museum as we had intended to take the nearby walking history tour but, unfortunately, the tour doesn't happen during January. We were warmly welcomed into the museum and invited to take our time to enjoy it. While museum is relatively...More

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank tomfclucas
Reviewed 18 December 2017

WIth people, even state museums, now charging for entry it is hard to believe this place is free. We were advised to visit when at wWorkhouse centre in Portumna as we were heading south and had no clue what might be open. The museum covers...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Anna C
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Response from LAB2013 | Reviewed this property |
June to September inclusive: Monday to Saturday: 9.30 – 13.00 and 14.00 – 17.30 (Last admissions at 17.00) October to May inclusive: Tuesday to Saturday: 9.30 – 13.00 and 14.00 –17.30 (Last admissions at 17.00) Closed on... More