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Mullingar Pewter
The Downs, Co. Westmeath
Family friendly
Rainy days
Free car parking
Mullingar Pewter in County Westmeath is the only pewter production business in Ireland. It is nestled along the glorious Royal Canal, near Mullingar Town. Browse a range of intricately designed, handcrafted pewter homewares and gifts, or simply enjoy a visit to The Pewter Café.

Visit Mullingar Pewter in County Westmeath, where they craft the finest pewter gifts using traditional methods, and experience the pewter gallery, gift store and wonderful café. The ancient craft of pewter making was revived in Ireland by Paddy Collins in Mullingar in 1974.

Stroll around the pewter factory on a self guided workshop tour, experiencing up close the art of pewter production. If visiting, contact Mullingar Pewter in advance to ensure that access to the facility for the tour is available. Visit the workshop to watch as skilled craftsmen pour the pewter, mould the designs and turn the cups and plates using the skills of older times. See the old casting methods, meticulous assembly and delicate hand finishing.

The gift shop has a visitor information centre and carries an extensive range of Mullingar Pewter products and gifts including chess, draughts and checkers sets, pocket watches, drinkware, cutlery, compasses, jewellery boxes and picture frames.

Why we like it
  • Visit Ireland's only pewter production business.
  • Browse a range of intricately designed, handcrafted, pewter homewares and gifts.
  • Enjoy a delicious array of salads, sandwiches and cakes in The Pewter Café.
  • Take a self-guided tour and visit the workshop to see skilled craftsmen pour the pewter and mould the designs.
Tips from locals

Enjoy a relaxing stroll or cycle along the Royal Canal Greenway. Look out for wildlife and local architectural heritage.

Contact details
Greatdown, The Downs, Co. Westmeath, N91 A7KP, Ireland
Visit duration

We recommend 30 minutes to 1 hour here.

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