Derryglad Folk & Heritage Museum

Derryglad Folk & Heritage Museum, Athlone: Hours, Address, Derryglad Folk & Heritage Museum Reviews: 5/5

Derryglad Folk & Heritage Museum

Derryglad Folk & Heritage Museum
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Monday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
About
Open May-Oct incl : No trip to the midlands is complete without a visit to the Derryglad Folk & Heritage Museum, which is hidden in South Roscommon in a land of lakes and rivers. The collection deals with Farm & Folk life in Ireland from the 18th century to the recent past. The museum is privately owned and run by the Finneran Family and houses a unique 25 year collection of over ,7500 items includes horse-drawn machinery restored to the original working order, tradesmans tools and buttermaking equipment, laundry memorabilia, old and rare washing machines, 1930’s old-style thatched bar & grocery, old-style sheep shears, radios, gramophones , shop dockets and bill-heads, sports display McCormacks photography room where the contents include dark rooms finishing r D & P line, B & W colour processors. as well as much, much more. its an ideal destina­tion for school tours, ICA Guilds, Ladies Clubs, Farming Groups, Vintage Clubs, Historical So­cieties, families,
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1-2 hours
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Kelly Q
Seabeck, WA, United States5 contributions
May 2022 • Solo
Oh my! If you want to immerse yourself in Irish countryside culture this little museum is a MUST SEE! Charlie Finneran is simply priceless and his collection is as well. Totally worth the admission (€8)
Written 17 May 2022
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Lucian Dumitru T
5 contributions
Jan 2022 • Couples
Best place to go back on time, I was very excited and impressed with clarity of organization of all the displays, I LOVE IT🤗🤗🤗
Written 21 January 2022
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kevinmCavan
cavan62 contributions
Sep 2021
Great little museum in the heart of Ireland,The owner can tell you anything you want to know about any item in the museum.
Written 29 September 2021
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GearoidMcG
Dublin, Ireland54 contributions
Sep 2021 • Friends
This is a fantastic trip back in time to life in Ireland when I was young. And before! Everything from tools to medals and various shops, farm equipment, school, the dairy and Macormacs phot studio! Absolutely iced it.
Written 21 September 2021
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edunne408582
2 contributions
Sep 2021 • Friends
Fab place, owners are lovely people and very helpful.. worth a visit for sure. A great trip down memory lane.
Written 21 September 2021
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Dee1956186605
Dublin, Ireland13 contributions
Sep 2021 • Couples
Spent a lovely morning looking at all the exhibits on display. Brought back many memories. Well worth a visit. Great collection covering everyday things and gadgets from the past.
Written 20 September 2021
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MFD
2 contributions
Sep 2021
Warm welcoming, very wealthy collections.
Well arranged items by topics.
Worth a visit, even on a rainy day!
Written 17 September 2021
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Fergus
Drogheda, Ireland1 contribution
Sep 2021
Derryglad is an absolute delight to visit. It has an enormous amount of memorabilia and you'll very likely find something that will immediately transport you back to your childhood. Visiting Derryglad will give you a terrific Irish heritage experience, I would highly recommend it.
Written 14 September 2021
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tamar c
9 contributions
Aug 2021 • Couples
Visited Derryglad Museum on the 24th of August with my father and my aunt. Didn't really know what to expect but what an absolute delight! The place is a hidden gem. All the pieces were bringing back such memories for them and they absolutely loved it. Charlie and Bridie were so hospitable and such lovely people. They were able to explain anything we asked them about. I found it so interesting to see all these things from before my time. We thoroughly enjoyed it and would highly recommend this wonderful place. Well done guys. The place is a credit to you.
Written 25 August 2021
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Cara C
County Westmeath, Ireland5 contributions
Aug 2021 • Friends
Enjoyed the whole experience, great amount of memorabilia and so well displayed, brought back so many childhood memories, I will be going back again!! A family run local business and a credit to them, very friendly staff
Written 20 August 2021
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