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The Model, home of the Niland Collection
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Michael Davitt Museum Foxford
#1 of 80 Museums in Province of Connacht
We recently stopped by the Michael David Museum while in Ireland after seeing it was named one of the Top 10 Museums in Ireland by TripAdvisor and thoroughly enjoyed it.
One of the finest small museums in Ireland
Belleek Castle Museum Ballina
#2 of 80 Museums in Province of Connacht
My boyfriend and I really wanted to visit Ireland and experience the beauties of the castles and museums.
Outside of major museums this is the best collection of edged weapons from Europe and Asia that I have come across.
Jackie Clarke Collection Ballina
#3 of 80 Museums in Province of Connacht
This museum serves as much as a fascinating shrine to a most devoted and visionary subject as it does an impressive vault of Irish history.
This small but well presented museum (formerly a bank) houses a varied and eclectic collection of Irish paraphernalia with some very impressive items including the lapel badge of Wolfe Tone, 17th century maps of I...
National Museum of Ireland - Country Life Castlebar
#4 of 80 Museums in Province of Connacht
It houses an enormous store of artifacts depicting country life in Ireland int he 19th and 20th centuries, Like so many other heritage centers and museums in Ireland, it has a wonderful mix of interactive exhibits.
Like other national museums in Ireland the exhibits are detailed, well explained, and educational.
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Spiddal Craft & Design Studios Spiddal
#5 of 80 Museums in Province of Connacht
Galway City Museum Galway
#6 of 80 Museums in Province of Connacht
The City Museum of Galway was one of the finest regional museums we’ve ever experienced.
Adjacent to the Spanish Arch you’ll find the Galway City Museum, which offers a tidy and intriguing history of the city and its folklore, as well as rotating cultural and scientific exhibits.
King House Boyle
#7 of 80 Museums in Province of Connacht
Stumbled across King house while in the area, well worth spending an while in the museum, interesting collection and Mary the guide was great.
Upon his invitation, I did visit this marvelous museum and had a sneak peek at the art show of local west Ireland artists.
The Quay Gallery Westport
#8 of 80 Museums in Province of Connacht
We walked around mentally selecting which wonderful items we would select for our private (alas imaginary) museum.
Achill Experience, Aquarium & Visitor Centre Achill Island
#9 of 80 Museums in Province of Connacht
The Achill Experience is not the most sophisticated museum in the World but you do learn a lot and the enthusiasm and friendliness of the staff makes it a great experience.
Strokestown Park & National Famine Museum Strokestown
#10 of 80 Museums in Province of Connacht
Coming from New York and it's vast number of museums, this easily rivals.
Great museums and a family fete!
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The Galway Fisheries Watchtower Museum Galway
#11 of 80 Museums in Province of Connacht
Great to visit again natural building of Cultural Heritage the smallest museum of Galway wonderful collections.
Perfect small museum for kids who love fishing too.
Glenview Folk Museum Ballinamore
#12 of 80 Museums in Province of Connacht
One of the best small museums I have visited in the world.
explained everything and answered the many questions posed by our American friends.He is so enthusiastic and has an unrivalled knowledge of life in Ireland through the ages.Cannot recommend Glenview Museum highly...
The Sheep and Wool Centre Leenane
#13 of 80 Museums in Province of Connacht
Really enjoyable visit today.Had nice lunch in cafe,good food,reasonably priced.We did guided tour of museum with spinning thrown in led by the excellent gentleman.He thoroughly captured his audience with his amus...
Well worth a visit, and the Sheep and Wool museum at this stop also proved very interesting and entertaining indeed.
Hennigan's Heritage Centre Swinford
#14 of 80 Museums in Province of Connacht
After a wonderful visit to The Michael Davitt Museum in Straide Co Mayo where our group were treated to a hands on tour by a very knowledgeable Paddy the personal touch adds so much to this type of an outing, a vi...
I knew Tom would not disappoint as he wove his story from the fireplace in the cottage to the amazing museum he has built up and a story to be told about every piece of ware as we made our way around.
The Quiet Man Museum Cong
#15 of 80 Museums in Province of Connacht
Loved every minute of this experience from the lovely lady from Tyrone who welcomed us to the Museum to Martine who provided a very entertaining tour.
This is the quintessential Irish village of church, pubs and shops, with the added feature of Abbey ruins, plus a museum dedicated to the film.
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Knock Museum Knock
#16 of 80 Museums in Province of Connacht
Like most museums nowadays there was a video presentation as well as a mock up of an old thatched cottage furnished as they used to be.
This was a great tour after the magnificent churches and the grounds are well maintained the history and all the Museum is well worth the trip.. Enjoy your day.
Roundstone Ceramics Roundstone
#17 of 80 Museums in Province of Connacht
Joyce's Craft Shop and Art Gallery Recess
#18 of 80 Museums in Province of Connacht
The Claddagh Ring Museum Galway
#19 of 80 Museums in Province of Connacht
This store is the Original Claddagh ring shop since the 1750's , the museum at the back is the most delightfully interesting lil place, gives you the history of the Orignal Claddagh and shows how it evolved and it...
it was an impressive museum where history was captured in photos and items were well preserved.
Connemara Heritage and History Centre Clifden
#20 of 80 Museums in Province of Connacht
The museum and the audio-visual were very interesting.
We went around the shop in five minutes and undeterred to call it a wasted journey I asked about the o’hara house it was then that the nice lady explained their was a film we could watch and a small museum to see...
Clew Bay Heritage Centre Westport
#21 of 80 Museums in Province of Connacht
There are lots of local artifacts in this little museum.
Small town museum that had a lot of items packed into showing the history of Westport.
The Model, home of the Niland Collection Sligo
#22 of 80 Museums in Province of Connacht
Most museums round Europe now allow photography of permanent and temporary exhibitions.
We were impressed by The Model, an art museum housed in the repurposed Model High School, a sober columned affair with interior spaces and a modern add-on that lent themselves to galleries with long sight lines, d...
Hazelwood House Sligo
#23 of 80 Museums in Province of Connacht
The Irish Potato Famine Exhibition Ballina
#24 of 80 Museums in Province of Connacht
Roscommon County Museum Roscommon
#25 of 80 Museums in Province of Connacht
Wonderful Little Museum - Interesting Artifacts - Friendly, Knowledgeable Guides
This is quaint museum made even better by the helpful friendly and hospitable gentleman who gave me so much time to show me the exhibits and discuss local and national history.
Lynch's Castle Galway
#26 of 80 Museums in Province of Connacht
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Lavelle Art Gallery Clifden
#27 of 80 Museums in Province of Connacht
Kiltartan Gregory Museum Gort
#28 of 80 Museums in Province of Connacht
Got great help with the trip beforehand from Rena McAllen, who also gave us an excellent tour of Kiltartan Gregory Museum and later in the day at Thoor Ballylea, It is a very charming museum packed with many very...
My mother, sisters and I visited the Kiltartan Gregory Museum in May 2016 and were hosted by Sr. DeLourdes Fahy, who provided us with an excellent overview of the museum's contents.
Admiral Brown Centre Foxford
#29 of 80 Museums in Province of Connacht
Surprising to come across this museum in the village of Foxford and to learn that Admiral Brown, an Irishman from Foxford, was the founder of the Argentine Navy.
A trip to the museum is very informative with brochures and film show and all for free.
Fr. Peyton C.S.C. Memorial Centre Ballina
#30 of 80 Museums in Province of Connacht