I love folk parks and living history museums, and thoroughly enjoyed this one as well. We arrived about 90 minutes before closing, but still had time to see all the buildings and a bit of the exhibits.
The theme is Irish emigration (which I actually didn't notice from their website), and as the museum was funded by the Mellon foundation (I believe) it has buildings and stories from Mellon's life for examples of emmigrant life.
The walk through the museum takes you first through Irish homes and buildings from different periods, an emmigrant ship, and then emmigrant homes and shops brought to Ireland from America and reconstructed on the grounds. A fun way to enjoy some Irish-American history!
(Only complaint is the cafe - it's more "cafeteria microwaved burger and chips" than the "museum cafe quiches and bakery" I was hoping for. Just eat before you visit.)
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