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County Museum Dundalk
Dundalk, Co. Louth
Family friendly
Rainy days
Paid car parking
County Museum Dundalk is located in a beautifully restored late 18th century warehouse in the town of Dundalk, County Louth. The award-winning museum features permanent exhibitions, temporary displays, music recitals and film.

County Museum Dundalk is a fascinating historical resource located in the town of Dundalk, County Louth. Funded by Dundalk Town Council, the museum opened in 1994 and offers an extensive programme of permanent exhibitions, temporary displays, drama presentations, lectures and film.

The museum celebrates the story of County Louth’s rich, social, industrial and cultural history from the Stone Age up to the present day, over three exhibition galleries.

Bringing history to life, the museum boasts a fine 72-seater theatre in which visitors can view a short film introducing the attractions of County Louth or enjoy a concert with summer recitals. The museum also holds a variety of travelling exhibitions, lectures and workshops at various times throughout the year.

Tips from locals

Try 23 Seats Café nearby, where you will find good food, great coffee and there's always good background music playing.

Contact details
8 Jocelyn St, Townparks, Dundalk, Co. Louth, A91 EFY9, Ireland
Visit duration

We recommend planning to spend 1 to 2 hours here.

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