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Solas Visitor Centre
An Fód Dubh, Co. Mayo
Family friendly
Free car parking
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Pre-booking essential
The Solas Visitor Centre in County Mayo, is nestled amidst the stunning landscapes of Ireland's western coast. It stands as a beacon of knowledge and discovery, inviting visitors to explore the rich history and vibrant culture of the Gaeltacht region of Erris.

When visitors step into the Solas Visitor Centre, they are greeted with immersive exhibits spread across three galleries, each offering an interesting perspective on the heritage of the Mullet Peninsula. The Mullet Peninsula holds a treasure trove of tales, from its early Christian settlers to its role in significant historical events like the Spanish Armada and World War II. Learn about the local maritime history with a dedicated gallery showcasing the proud legacy of four local lighthouses.

In addition to its engaging exhibits, the Solas Visitor Centre also boasts an on site café where visitors can unwind and savour local pastries and light bites. Browse the visitor shop which showcases some of the best of crafts from Gaeltacht regions across Ireland.

Contact details
Blacksod, Aghleam, Blacksod, Co. Mayo, Ireland
Visit duration

We recommend 1 to 1.5 hours here.

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