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County Carlow Military Museum , is open every Sunday 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm since 2001. The Museum is run by a dedicated group of volunteers including local historians and authors. With many unique artifacts there is something for everyone at Co. Carlow...more
Visited the museum today. A real treasure trove, could easily spend an hour looking through the impressive displays. There was also a military vehicle display on outside which added to the atmosphere. Well worth a visit!
Went to the museum not expecting much but ohh I was wrong. I was greeted by a gentleman who have an extremely friendly demenier (Mr. Maguire). Started to have a look around at the items on display and Mr. Maguire came over again and we...More
A great place to visit if you are in the Carlow area, so much history from around the world and Ireland. It has something for all the family to enjoy, beautiful building with great displays and very friendly staff. I would highly recommend a visit.
Great display very well arranged and informative worth a visit anytime! Easy parking great value and of interest to children. Is open Sundays the building it is housed in has an atmosphere of serenity.
This is right in the centre of Carlow town on side street. It tells us about various employers in the town "sugar factory" also the "boot factor" as well the history of the cathedral which is next to it. It also some recent findings in...More
A little gem of a museum housed in a former Church tucked away on the grounds of St. Dympna's the Old 'Mental Hospital' as it was locally known for many years. The collection itself is a fascinating and diverse walk through Carlow involvement and connections...More
I'm a military museum junkie. We lucked out being in Carlow on a Sunday so built our schedule around visiting the museum about 2pm. The staff is very friendly and knowledgeable, and there's a great collection of artifacts.
I think the museum needs better curation...More
Date of experience: October 2015
DUGGIE96, Public Relations Manager at County Carlow Military Museum, responded to this reviewResponded November 25, 2015
we're glad you enjoyed your visit to the museum! Thanks for the feedback, as we are a 100% voluntary run organisation we take visitor feedback and suggestions very seriously. We hope to see you in the museum again soon with some of your...More
An interesting journey through items of Carlow military interest. I was very impressed by the display of Myles Keoghs uniform. Myles fell at the battle of the Little Bighorn fighting in the Indian wars, having survived over military actions during his career.