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Carlow County Museum

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Carlow County Museum

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College Street Carlow Town, Carlow R93 E3T2 Ireland
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Self-Drive of Ireland - The Ancient East Tour
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Self-Drive of Ireland - The Ancient East Tour

We have put together an amazing journey for you jam packed with stories and legends and the best the East has to offer. Prepare to swoon at impressive architecture, historical sights and enjoy our famous Irish ‘Céad Míle Fáilte’ (a hundred thousand welcomes) while breathing in the fresh air! <br><br>This unique self-drive experience to Ireland is powered by our bespoke app. Paddy the Pocket Pilot has hours of information pre-loaded about Ireland’s most famous sites and off the beaten track locations. Learn Gaelic on the go and have 24/7 access to a professional guide via the app. <br><br>The app connects to google maps with all your destinations pre-loaded so all you need to do is show up and drive! Passes for activities and experiences throughout the tour will be at your fingertips through the app.<br><br>All the freedom of a self-drive road trip safe in the knowledge that Paddy the Pocket Pilot is on hand whenever you need him!
$727.16 per adult
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Erica L wrote a review Sep 2020
County Carlow, Ireland25 contributions6 helpful votes
From the outside you cannot imagine that he museum in Carlow town is actually that big. They have the famous pulpit that once belonged in the cathedral, an old living room and an old grocery store that helps to imagine how people lived in the past. Info on the sugar factory that employed so many in town (my father-in-law being one) and a piece of the trap door used in the executions in what today is the Carlow shopping centre. And much more. Right beside the library .
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Date of experience: October 2019
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edmondite wrote a review Mar 2020
edmond, oklahoma1,098 contributions284 helpful votes
Located right by the Tourist Information Office, this museum was very interesting and had lots of good artifacts from former days. A kind gentleman was working there and explained to me the story of Lucinda Sly and about the sugar factory. Up the stairs you can get a view of Carlow Cathedral and learn more church history. There is a place to make a donation as you exit.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from CarlowMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Carlow County Museum
Responded Mar 9, 2020
Thanks so much for visiting - we're glad you enjoyed your time here!
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Tricia H wrote a review Feb 2020
Carlow, Ireland1 contribution
I took my class of 32 5th class students (age 11/12 years old) and the museum could not have been more accommodating. From the very start they replied very promptly to emails (due to a hactic classroom schedule I had to rearrange times) to the welcome the students recieved. Staff split the group into 2, assigned each group a tour guide and showed the students around. They were fantastic story tellers and really brought the artefacts to life. The answered all questions and were kind and considerate to the students at all times. I could not recommend this museum enough....Did I mention it's free of charge!! Thank you carlow museum, we are still talking about you in school!!
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from CarlowMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Carlow County Museum
Responded Feb 27, 2020
Hello, thank you so much for your lovely review - we were delighted you and your students had such a great time at the museum! We love when school groups come to visit us - we're very proud of our collection and always want to show it off to local children so they can see for themselves how wonderful and surprising Carlow is! You'll always be welcome back at Carlow County Museum!
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breandanoscanaill wrote a review Feb 2020
clifden county Galway72 contributions39 helpful votes
This is a wonderful museum which tells the story of Carlow from the earliest days to the present. There is something for everyone here and the displays are well set out. The building itself is very fine and is worth seeing.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from CarlowMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Carlow County Museum
Responded Feb 11, 2020
Thank you for your comment! We agree - the Museum building itself (a converted Presentation Convent) is museumworthy in its own right!
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Paul S wrote a review Jan 2020
Kirkby-in-Ashfield, United Kingdom25 contributions13 helpful votes
Carlow County Museum is great place to spend a few hours The staff are very friendly and informative the museum is well laid out with lots to see, we learnt a lot about Carlow
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from CarlowMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Carlow County Museum
Responded Feb 2, 2020
Thank you for your lovely comment, we're delighted you enjoyed your time here!
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