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Museums in County Clare

Atlantic Air Adventures - Shannon - Co Clare

Atlantic Air Adventures - Museum in Shannon, County Clare, Ireland

Shannon Rd, Smithstown, Shannon, Co. Clare
(061) 363 687 -

Brian Boru Heritage Centre - Killaloe - Co Clare

Brian Boru-The Killaloe Heritage Centre comprises a tourist information office, gift shop, crafts centre, and an exhibition tracing the history of Killaloe from the 10th century to the present day, including the town's strong nautical links with Lough Derg

The Lough House, The Bridge, Shantraud, Killaloe, Co. Clare
(061) 370 788

Bunratty Castle & Folk Park - Co Clare

Bunratty Castle is a large 15th-century tower house in County Clare, Ireland. It is located in the centre of Bunratty village, by the N18 road between Limerick and Ennis, near Shannon Town and its airport. The castle and the adjoining folk park are run by Shannon Heritage as tourist attractions. Opened: 1425

Bunratty West, Bunratty, Co. Clare
(061) 711 222 -

Clare Museum - Ennis - Co Clare

Clare Museum is a museum which documents the history of County Clare. The museum is housed in the former Sisters of Mercy Convent in the centre of Ennis.

Clonroad Beg, Ennis, Co. Clare
(065) 682 3382 - Facebook

Craggaunowen - Kilmurry - Co Clare

Craggaunowen is a 16th-century castle and an archaeological open-air museum in County Clare, Ireland. Craggaunowen is located 10 km east of Quin, County Clare. The name Craggaunowen derives from its Irish name Creagán Eoghain. Opened: 1965

Craggaunowen, Kilmurry, Co. Clare, V95 AD7E
(061) 360 788 -

Knappogue Castle - Ennis - Co Clare

Knappogue Castle is a tower house, built in 1467 and expanded in the mid-19th century, located in the parish of Quin, County Clare, Ireland. It has been restored and is open to guided tours.

Quin Rd, Knopoge, Ennis, Co. Clare
(061) 368 103 -

O'Dea Castle - Corofin - Co Clare

O'Dea Castle, also known as Dysert O'Dea Castle, is an Irish fortified tower house, loosely described as a castle at Dysert O'Dea, the former O'Dea clan stronghold, 5 kilometres from Corofin, County Clare just off the R476 road.

Dysert, Corofin, Co. Clare
(065) 683 7401 -

The Museum of Irish Rural life - Kilrush - Co Clare

The Museum of Irish Rural life - Kilrush - Co Clare

St Joseph's Terrace, Drimna, Kilrush, Co. Clare - facebook

Vandeleur Walled Garden & Woodland Bistro - Kilrush - Co Clare

Vandeleur Walled Garden & Woodland Bistro - Kilrush - Tourist attraction

Killimer Rd, Kilrush, Co. Clare
(065) 905 1760 -

West Clare Railway - Moyasta - Co Clare

The West Clare Railway originally operated in County Clare, Ireland between 1887 and 1961. This 3 ft narrow gauge railway ran from the county town of Ennis, via numerous stopping-points along the West Clare coast to two termini, at Kilrush and Kilkee, with the routes diverging at Moyasta Junction.

Moanmore Lower, Moyasta, Co. Clare
(065) 905 1284 -

Willie Daly's Match Making Museum - Ballingaddy East - Co Clare

Willie Daly's Match Making Museum - Ballingaddy East - Co Clare

Ballingaddy East, Co. Clare
087 671 2155 -

Museums in County Cork

Allihies Copper Mine Museum - Beara - Co Cork

The Allihies Copper Mine Museum is a museum dedicated to the history of copper mining in the Allihies area in County Cork. It is situated on the Wild Atlantic Way.

Allihies village, Beara, Co. Cork, Ireland
(027) 73218 -

Blackrock Castle Observatory - Co Cork

Blackrock Castle is a castellated fortification located at Blackrock, about 2 km from the centre of Cork city on the banks of the River Lee in Ireland.

Castle Rd, Blackrock, Cork
(021) 432 6120 -

Bandfield - Cork

Bandfield Museum - Cork

22A Western Rd, Mardyke, Cork, T12 CX94
(021) 490 1844 -

Cobh Heritage Centre - Co Cork

The Queenstown Story - The Cobh Heritage Centre is a museum located in Cobh, County Cork, Ireland. It is attached to Cobh railway station. The "Queenstown Experience", located at the centre, has mostly permanent exhibitions of Irish history.

Deepwater Quay, Cobh, Co. Cork, P24 CY67
(021) 481 3591 -

Cobh Museum - Co Cork

Cobh Museum - The Scots Church is a former Presbyterian church in Cobh, Ireland. It is today a museum, the Cobh Museum, which tells the history of the town. Opened - 1854.

Scots Church, High Road, Cobh, Co. Cork
(021) 481 4240 -

Collins Barracks Military Museum - Cork

Collins Barracks Military Museum - Cork

Collins Barracks Old Gate, Old Youghal Rd, Montenotte, Cork -

Cork City Gaol Museum

Cork City Gaol is a former prison, now a museum, located in Cork City, Ireland.

Convent Ave, Sunday's Well, Cork
(021) 430 5022 -

Cork Folklore Project Outreach Hub - Cork

Cork Folklore Project Outreach Hub - Cork
Museum in Cork, Ireland

3 Roman St, Blackpool, Cork, T23 T6XN
(021) 422 8198 -

Cork Public Museum - Mardyke - Cork

Cork Public Museum is a city museum in Cork, Ireland. Housed in a mid-19th century building within Fitzgerald Park in the Mardyke area of the city, the museum's exhibits focus mainly on the history and archaeology of the Cork area.

Mardyke, Cork
(021) 427 0679 - Cork Public Museum

Custom House - Cork

Custom House - Cork
Historical place museum in Cork, Ireland

Custom House St, Centre, Cork, T12 R2KH
(021) 427 3125 - Custom House - Cork

Elizabeth Fort - Cork

Historical landmark in Cork - Elizabeth Fort is a 17th-century star fort off Barrack Street in Cork, Ireland. Originally built as a defensive fortification on high-ground outside the city walls, the city eventually grew around the fort, and it took on various other roles.

Barrack St, The Lough, Cork
(021) 497 5947 -

Independence Museum Kilmurry - Co Cork

Independence Museum Kilmurry - Co Cork

Lissardagh, Kilmurry, Co. Cork
(021) 733 6932 -

Irish Veterans Museum - Kinsale - Co Cork

Irish Veterans Museum - Kinsale - Co Cork

The Glen, Sleveen, Kinsale, Co. Cork, P17 YX24 -

Lusitania Museum & Old Head Signal Tower - Co Cork

Lusitania Museum & Old Head Signal Tower - Co Cork

Lusitania Museum & Old Head Signal Tower Project, Ballymackean, Old Head, Co.Cork, P17 T683
(021) 419 1285 -

Michael Collins Centre - Clonakilty - Co Cork

History museum - Michael Collins Centre. A family run interpretive centre and museum, located at Castleview just outside of the seaside town of Clonakilty, in stunning West Cork, on the Wild Atlantic Way.

Castleview, Clonakilty, Co. Cork, P85 W865
(023) 884 6107 -

Michael Collins House - Clonakilty - Co Cork

Michael Collins House - History museum

7 Emmet Square, Maulnaskehy, Clonakilty, Co. Cork
(023) 885 8676 -

Nano Nagle Place - Cork

Nano Nagle Place - Heritage museum

Douglas St, Centre, Cork
(021) 419 3585 -

Old Cork Waterworks Experience - Cork

Lifetime Lab is a visitor centre located in the old Victorian waterworks along the River Lee in the city of Cork.

Lee Rd, Sunday's Well, Cork, T23 N828
(021) 494 1500 -

Passage West Maritime Museum - Passage West - Co Cork

Passage West Maritime Museum - Passage West - Co Cork

Main Street, Maulbaun, Passage West, Co. Cork, T12 X4AX
087 136 3588 -

Spike Museum - Co Cork

Spike Museum is formerly the worlds largest prison, today you can explore seveal musuems, exhbitions, scenic island walks, child friendly areas and a cafe and gift shop.  Visit includes ferry, guided tour and free map and app.

Spike Island, Co. Cork
085 851 8818 -

The Butter Museum - Cork

The Cork Butter Museum is a museum that documents the history of butter production and sale in County Cork, and is housed in the former Cork Butter Market.

O'Connell Square, Shandon, Cork
(021) 430 0600 -

Titanic Experience Cobh - Co Cork

Titanic Experience Cobh - Museum

20 Casement Square, Kilgarvan, Cobh, Co. Cork, P24 DW63
(021) 481 4412 -

Museums in County Kerry

Blennerville Windmill - Tralee - Co Kerry

Tourist attraction - The Blennerville Windmill is a 21.30 m high, stone, reefing stage, windmill. The mill has five floors, ground floor, intermediate floor, grinding floor, stone floor and cap floor.

Windmill Ln, Blennerville, Tralee, Co. Kerry
(066) 712 1064 -

Celtic Prehistoric Museum - Raheen - Co Kerry

Celtic Prehistoric Museum - Raheen - Co Kerry

Raheen, Co. Kerry
087 770 3280 -

Derrynane House - Co Kerry

National museum - Derrynane House was the home of Irish politician and statesman, Daniel O'Connell. It is now an Irish National Monument and part of a 320-acre National Park. Derrynane House is the ancestral home of Daniel O'Connell, lawyer, politician and statesman.

Darrynane More, Co. Kerry
(066) 947 5113 -

Kenmare Heritage Centre - Co Kerry

Kenmare Heritage Centre - Tourist information center.

Kenmare, Co. Kerry
(064) 664 1233 - Kenmare Heritage Centre

Kerry Bog Village Museum - Quaybaun - Co Kerry

The Kerry Bog Village is a museum situated in west Kerry focused on the history and culture of Ireland. It recreates traditional Irish thatched cottages and the lives of their inhabitants.

Quaybaun, Co. Kerry
(066) 976 9184 -

Kerry County Museum - Tralee - Co Kerry

Kerry County Museum is a museum located in Tralee, County Kerry in Ireland. The museum is based in the Ashe Memorial Hall in the centre of Tralee. The aim of the museum is to collect, record, preserve and display the material heritage of County Kerry.

Ashe Memorial Hall,, Denny St, Tralee, Co. Kerry, V92 CXE3
(066) 712 7777 -

Kerry Writers Museum - Listowel - Co Kerry

Kerry Writers Museum - Heritage museum.

24 The Square, Listowel, Co. Kerry
(068) 22212 -

Kilgarvan Motor Museum - Slaheny - Co Kerry

Kilgarvan Motor Museum - Slaheny - Co Kerry

Slaheny, Co. Kerry
(064) 668 5346 -

Lartigue Monorail and Museum - Listowel - Co Kerry

Lartigue Monorail and Museum - Listowel - Co Kerry

John B. Keane Rd, Listowel, Co. Kerry
Phone: (068) 24393 -

Listowel Castle - Co Kerry

Listowel Castle - History museum - The last bastion against Queen Elizabeth I in the First Desmond Rebellion, Listowel Castle was built in the 15th century and was the last fortress of the Geraldines to be subdued.

25 The Square, Islandmacloughry, Listowel, Co. Kerry
086 385 7201 - Facebook

Muckross House - Killarney - Co Kerry

Museum - Furnished 19th-century mansion set among mountains and woodland, with shop, cafe and working farms.

The National Park, Dromyrourk, Killarney, Co. Kerry
(064) 667 0144 -

Músaem Chorca Dhuibhne - Ballyferriter - Co Kerry

Músaem Chorca Dhuibhne - History museum

Gortmore, Ballyferriter Village, Co. Kerry
(066) 915 6333 -

North Kerry Museum - Ballyduff - Co Kerry

North Kerry Museum - Ballyduff - Co Kerry

Knoppogue North,, Ballyduff, Co. Kerry
087 742 6231 -

Ross Castle - Killarney - Co Kerry

Ross Castle is a 15th-century tower house and keep on the edge of Lough Leane, in Killarney National Park. It is the ancestral home of the O'Donoghue clan.

Ross Island, Killarney, Co. Kerry
(064) 663 5851 - Ross Castle

The Blasket Centre / Ionad an Bhlascaoid Mhóir - Dingle - Co Kerry

The Blasket Centre / Ionad an Bhlascaoid Mhóir - Heritage museum.

Ballynaraha North, Dingle, Co. Kerry
(066) 915 6444 -

Valentia Heritage Museum - Knightstown - Co Kerry

Valentia Heritage Museum - Knightstown - Co Kerry

School Rd, Farranreagh, Knight's Town, Co. Kerry
(066) 947 6411 -

Museums in County Limerick

Adare Heritage Centre - Co Limerick

Adare Heritage Centre - Co Limerick
Heritage museum - Interactive exhibition tracing the village's history, plus tours of local area, restaurant and shop.

Main St, Blackabbey, Adare, Co. Limerick, V94 DWV7
(061) 396 666 -

De Valera Museum and Bruree Heritage Centre - Co Limerick

De Valera Museum and Bruree Heritage Centre - Co Limerick

1 Water St, Bruree, Co. Limerick, V35 X521
086 394 9230 - De Valera Museum & Bruree Heritage Centre

Frank McCourt Museum - Limerick

Frank McCourt Museum - Small museum featuring walking tours, a 1930s-era classroom & exhibits dedicated to Frank McCourt.

Lower Hartstonge St, Limerick
(061) 319 710 - Frank McCourt Museum

Irish Palatine Museum - Rathkeale - Co Limerick

Irish Palatine Museum - Since its inception in 1989 the Irish Palatine Association has endeavoured to preserve the rich heritage of Irish Palatine Culture by encouraging and developing a sense of Identity among Palatine families and their descendants.

Rathkeale, Co. Limerick
(069) 63511 -

King John's Castle - Limerick

King John's Castle is a 13th-century castle located on King's Island in Limerick, Ireland, next to the River Shannon. Although the site dates back to 922 when the Vikings lived on the Island, the castle itself was built on the orders of King John in 1200.

Nicholas St, Limerick
(061) 360 788 -

Limerick City Gallery of Art - Co Limerick

Limerick City Gallery of Art is an art museum in the city of Limerick, Ireland. It is run by Limerick City Council and is located in Pery Square. The gallery is housed in a Romanesque Revival building which was constructed in 1906 as a Carnegie library and museum.

Carnegie Building, Pery Square, Limerick, V94 E67F
(061) 310 633 -

Limerick Museum - Co Limerick

Limerick Museum, previously known as the Jim Kemmy Municipal Museum, is a city museum in Limerick, Ireland.

Henry St, Limerick
(061) 557 740 -

Museum of Old Irish Ways - Cahirguillamore - Co Limerick

Folk museum with a collection from the last 200 years of country life in Ireland

Cahirguillamore, Co. Limerick - Facebook

The Hunt Museum - Limerick

The Hunt Museum - Art museum - Former custom house holding a 2000-strong collection of ancient and modern ethnographic treasures.

The Custom House, Rutland St, Limerick, V94 EV8A
(061) 312 833 -

Museums in County Tipperary

Cahir Castle - Co Tipperary

Cahir Castle, one of the largest castles in Ireland, is sited on an island in the river Suir. It was built from 1142 by Conor O'Brien, Prince of Thomond. The castle is well preserved and has guided tour and audiovisual shows in multiple languages.

Castle St, Townparks, Cahir, Co. Tipperary
(052) 744 1011 - Cahir Castle

Famine Warhouse 1848 - Ballingarry - Co Tipperary

Museum - Famine Warhouse 1848, traditionally known as the Ballingarry Warhouse or The Widow McCormack's House, is an Irish farmhouse famous as the site of a skirmish in the Young Irelander Rebellion of 1848, at which the Irish tricolour was flown for the first time.

Farranrory Upper, Ballingarry, Co. Tipperary
087 908 9972 - Famine Warhouse 1848

Fethard Folk Farm and Museum - Co Tipperary

Fethard Folk Farm and Museum - Co Tipperary

R692, Co. Tipperary
(052) 613 1516 -

Fethard Horse Country Experience - Fethard - Co Tipperary

Fethard Horse Country Experience - Tourist attraction.

The Tholsel, Main Street, Fethard, Co. Tipperary, E91 R652
(052) 613 0439 -

Lár na Páirce Museum - Thurles - Co Tipperary

Lár na Páirce Museum - Thurles - Co Tipperary

Slievenamon Rd, Thurles Townparks, Thurles, Co. Tipperary
(0504) 22702 -

Main Guard - Clonmel - Co Tipperary

Historical landmark - The Main Guard is a National Monument and former courthouse located in Clonmel, Ireland.

Sarsfield St, Oldbridge, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary
(052) 612 7484 - Main Guard

Nenagh Heritage Centre - Co Tipperary

Nenagh Heritage Centre - Museum

Nenagh North, Nenagh, Co. Tipperary
(067) 33850 - Nenagh Heritage Centre

Ormonde Castle - Carrick-On-Suir - Co Tipperary

Ormond Castle is a castle on the River Suir on the east side of Carrick-on-Suir. The oldest part of the existing castle is a mid-15th century walled bawn, cornered on the northeast and northwest by towers.

6 Castle St, Carrickbeg, Carrick-On-Suir, Co. Tipperary
(051) 640 787 - Ormonde Castle

Roscrea Heritage - Roscrea Castle & Damer House - Co Tipperary

Roscrea Heritage - Roscrea Castle & Damer House - Co Tipperary

Castle St, Townparks, Roscrea, Co. Tipperary
(0505) 21850 - Roscrea Heritage

Swiss cottage - Cahir - Co Tipperary

Historical landmark - The Swiss Cottage is an early 19th century cottage orné located at Kilcommon near the town of Cahir. It is managed by the Office of Public Works and open to the public as a tourist attraction.

Grange More, Cahir, Co. Tipperary
(052) 744 1144 - Swiss cottage

Thomas MacDonagh Museum - Cloughjordan - Co Tipperary

Thomas MacDonagh Museum - Cloughjordan - Co Tipperary

Lower Main Street, Cloughjordan, Co. Tipperary
087 394 6862 -

Tipperary County Museum - Clonmel - Co Tipperary

Tipperary County Museum - Small, 2-gallery museum featuring diverse objects & artifacts related to Tipperary County history.

Mick Delahunty Square, Burgagery-Lands East, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary
(052) 613 4552 -

Museums in County Waterford

Bishop's Palace - Treasures of Georgian Waterford

Museum - Historic palace offering tours by costumed guides & local artifacts dating to the 17th century.

The Mall, Waterford
076 110 2650 -

Medieval Museum - Treasures of Medieval Waterford

Striking museum housing a 13th-c. choristers' hall & 15th-c. wine vault, with costumed reenactments.

Cathedral Square, Waterford
076 110 2501 -

Reginalds Tower - Waterford

Museum - Reginald's Tower is a historic tower in Waterford, Munster, Ireland. It is located at the eastern end of the city quay. The tower has been in usage for different purposes for many centuries and is an important landmark in Waterford and an important remnant of its medieval urban defence system. Height: 54′, Diameter: 43′ 0″

The Quay, Waterford
(051) 304 220 -

Tankardstown Copper Mine - Co Waterford

Tankardstown Copper Mine - Open air museum in the Republic of Ireland

R675, Tankardstown, Co. Waterford -

Waterford County Museum - Dungarvan - Co Waterford

Waterford County Museum is a museum documenting the history of County Waterford. The museum is located in the Old Town Hall, Dungarvan.

Waterford County Museum, 2 St Augustine St, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford, X35 NW63
(058) 45960 -

Waterford Museum of Treasures

The Waterford Museum of Treasures is a museum for historical artifacts associated with the city of Waterford. There are three museums in the Viking Triangle collectively known as Waterford Museum of Treasures. Its collection includes the 14th Century Waterford Charter Roll.

The Mall, Waterford
(051) 849 501 -

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