Home to the national folk life collection, the National Museum of Ireland-Country Life, in Castlebar, gives a fascinating insight into our past. Visit the museum's exhibitions and galleries to experience the history of Irish countryside between 1850 and 1950. View the unique artefacts, detailed displays, archival video footage and interactive screens.
Take a leisurely stroll around the grounds of the amazing Turlough Park after your self-guided tour. Enjoy the grand courtyards, the magnificent gardens and their mature broadleaf trees and stop off at the stunning lake. Relax with a hot drink and treat at the café before picking up a book about Irish country life in the gift shop.
- Discover the history of rural Ireland.
- Go on a self-guided tour of the museum.
- Take a walk in the beautiful grounds of Turlough Park.
- Visit the café and gift shop afterwards.
Bring the whole family and let the little ones play in the playground in the woods beside the museum.