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Unexpected delight

Trips can be mentally fatiguing, but I chose to go in to the County Museum since I still had time... read more

Reviewed August 4, 2018
507adventurelover
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Port Washington, Wisconsin
Sometimes small is beautiful!

The focus of the museum is narrow, but Constance Gore-Booth and William Butler Yeats are worthy... read more

Reviewed July 12, 2017
Seafishtown
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Aug 4, 2018
“Unexpected delight”
Sep 22, 2018
“Sligo’s Pride: WB Yeats & Constance Markievicz ”
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Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

Small but fascinating museum next to the library in Sligo. For those interested in WB Yeats this Museum would be a must. I’d never heard of Constance Markievicz, but I will not forget her now. Born into the wealth and privilege of the Gore-Booth family...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 4, 2018

Trips can be mentally fatiguing, but I chose to go in to the County Museum since I still had time before my bus departed. Not much to see some would say, but I am so glad that I stopped. I saw preserved bog butter and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

Sligo has so much history to offer I mean even looking here at things to do it's mostly historical.. So why are we left with a tiny hidden museum with two rooms. It's so embarrassing I never tell anyone I know oh we do have...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed July 12, 2017

The focus of the museum is narrow, but Constance Gore-Booth and William Butler Yeats are worthy subjects and the prison garment worn (and possibly made) by Constance was delightful. This merits a short visit, purely due to its small scale, but it added to a...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed September 17, 2015

Beautiful space filled with an interesting collectIon of pieces. Jack Yeats, artist brother of W.B.yeats was feature along with the painting he donated to them. Donations accepted.

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed September 1, 2015

This museum was closed for a period when I attempted to visit, on same day as my visit to Sligo Abbey. This was so disappointing and bad timing in the Summer season.

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed August 19, 2015

A must for Yeats fans host a large range of memoribelia of WB and paintings of Jack . as well as numerous local artefacts.

Date of experience: November 2014
Thank R G
Reviewed June 19, 2015

This museum's just two rooms but it's free and includes a small room on Yeats, including his Nobel Prize. When we visited, you could buy 3 used books for a Euro in the lobby of the library. Love a deal! Also, the staff here was...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Nicole R
Reviewed July 13, 2014

Went into Sligo town just to goto this museum. Looked up the opening hours online and waited for a day they said they were open. (Closed Sundays and Mondays). Arrived at 12.30 and the museum was closed. Sign up to say it was open at...More

Date of experience: July 2014
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Reviewed December 23, 2013 via mobile

I came here a few times and I love the items they had years ago which brought me back in time! I was so glad I got to see Countess Markiewicz's white dress (idk if it was her wedding dress or if she wore it...More

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