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National Museum of Ireland - Country Life

National Museum of Ireland - Country Life

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Discover traditional life in Ireland in the 19th and early 20th century


The Country Life museum opened at Turlough Park, County Mayo in September 2001.

Visit the beautiful Turlough Park in Castlebar, County Mayo, and explore Turlough gardens and National Museum of Ireland, Country Life exhibition.

National Museum of Ireland - Country Life


An exhibition over 4 floors, depicting life in Ireland between 1850 and 1950.

Turlough Park gardens


The Turlough estate was originally almost 8,500 acres requiring a large number of staff to manage the exterior and interior of Turlough Park House.

Turlough Park House


A Victorian Gothic style house built in 1865 and designed by Thomas Newenham Deane who also designed the National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology in Dublin.

Opening hours


Tuesday to Saturday 10am - 5pm.
Sunday 2pm - 5pm.
Closed Mondays (including Bank Holidays), Christmas Day and Good Friday.

Free admission.

National Museum of Ireland - Ard-Mhúsaem na hÉireann
ADDRESS: Turlough Park, Castlebar, County Mayo, Ireland
GPS: 53.88358, -9.20752
TEL: +353 (0) 94 903 1755
EMAIL: tpark@museum.ie

WEBSITE: www.museum.ie/Country-Life

Country Life galleries

Country Life galleries

Turlough Park House and grounds

Turlough Park House and grounds

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Full property details and booking terms and conditions are available on the relevant property page(s).
Entry fees, opening hours and other information is correct as of publishing, October 2017.


   

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