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Roscommon County Museum
Roscommon Town, Co. Roscommon
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Roscommon County Museum displays a unique collection of artifacts relating to the history of County Roscommon, Roscommon town, and the local people. It is located in a former Presbyterian church in Roscommon town.

Roscommon County Museum, in Roscommon town, displays a range of unique items relating to the history of Roscommon. These include: a 9th-century inscribed slab from St. Coman's Foundation; a replica of the Cross of Cong with an inscription that states it was 'made in Roscommon', and a superb example of a 'Sheel na Gig' figure (a figurative carving of a naked woman displaying an exaggerated vulva) from Rahara.

The museum is housed in what was formerly a Presbyterian church built in the 1860s. A collection of horse-drawn farm machinery is also displayed in a yard behind the museum.

It is run by County Roscommon Historical and Archaeological Society and their journal can be bought there.

Contact details
The Square, Cloonbrackna, Roscommon, Ireland
Visit duration

We recommend planning to spend 1 to 1.5 hours here.

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