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Derryglad Folk & Heritage Museum

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Best museum ever.

I have never felt compelled to write a review before , but I had to do so, about this hidden gem... read more

Reviewed yesterday
maria w
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Fantastic trip down memory lane

We had such a lovely experience in this family run museum. We visited with our young children and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wicklow, Ireland
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No trip to the midlands is complete without a visit to the Derryglad Folk Museum, which is hidden in south Roscommon in a land of lakes and rivers.The collection deals with Farm & Folk life in Ireland from the 18th century to the recent past.The...more
Curraghboy, Athlone, Ireland
+353 90 648 8192
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All reviewsdown memory laneon displaythe ownerfarm machinerywell worth a visitrural irelandhousehold itemsstep back in timeschool roomtreasure trovewonderful collectionfarming equipmentbrought back memoriesevery itembiscuitsfountain of knowledgehis enthusiasm
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I have never felt compelled to write a review before , but I had to do so, about this hidden gem .It is an amazing experience and propelled my Mum (85)and myself back to our childhoods.We saw items and implements We could have stayed for...More

1  Thank maria w
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Well worth a visit.A gem of a place.My 84 year old father was delighted with the old farm equipment of his youth.Myself and sister loved the little shop selling goods we remember from the past.Tom Leydon from Boyle loved the Brendan Shine memorabilia.A place to...More

Thank Aine N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had such a lovely experience in this family run museum. We visited with our young children and we all really enjoyed it. This is a wonderful display of memorabilia of Irish life long and not so long ago. It is organised and displayed very...More

1  Thank KCMGC2015
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was here last year and loved it so much couldn't wait to return again this year. If like me u are a fan of the past this is heaven, so much to see. All I can say is the high reviews it receives are very...More

1  Thank John C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited derryglad folk museum on Saturday 4th August with my husband and baby. Absolutely fascinating place to visit and Charlie the owner is so friendly and passionate about his business. Highly recommended stopping to visit this museum and step back into the past

Thank Evelyn C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Myself and my husband visited Derryglad Folk & Heritage Museum on Tuesday 31st of July 2018. This is a fantastic place to visit. It is like stepping back into the past. Some things were familiar to us but there was lots of things we had...More

3  Thank djnewsome62
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth a visit you could go back in time for hours looking at the collection of items from the pas that i had forgotten about.

2  Thank cpsweetman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Charlie Finneran has gathered together a truly fantastic museum of everyday day life in rural Ireland. The exhibits are displayed in a wonderful manner and will be of interest to all ages. We have visited on several occasions over the years and the collection grows...More

Thank mannion18
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A gem of a museum, so much to see. Charlie is a wonderful host - I brought three children on the Autistic Spectrum and Charlie was very patient, kind and understanding. The children loved their visit.

1  Thank Deirdre M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I travelled 300km from Dublin and back to visit this museum. It was well worth the journey, as it was a real blast from the past for us. There was a huge range of items, many of which we recognised from our...More

3  Thank dfc773
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March 8, 2017|
Response from Joyce F | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry I have taken a couple of days to answer. We came across the museum by accident on the way back to where we were staying. The museum does have it's own web site and gives directions from different towns. Hope... More
Catherine N
August 31, 2016|
Response from Thomas F |
open mon - sat from 10am. Some sundays but ring 1st to confirm. anytime by appointment.