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Surrounded by picturesque lakes and rivers, Derryglad Folk and Heritage Museum allows you to experience farm life in Ireland from the 18th century to the recent past. You can view an impressive assortment of washing machines, old-style sheep shears, radios, gramophones, and 78 rpm records. Horse-drawn machinery, now restored to its original working order, tradesman's tools, and butter-making equipment complete the collection of thousands of items. For extra details, stop to chat with the Finneran family, which privately owns the museum. Tours and group visits are welcomed, but call in advance for the best experience. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Derryglad Folk and Heritage Museum by using our Athlone tour itinerary planner .
Derryglad Folk and Heritage Museum Reviews
Wasn’t expecting that. Extremely clean tidy and well cared for exhibits. All restoration was top draw. Very good how the items were grouped in the different rooms. Over 7,000 items of well presented o... more »
The owner Charlie and his family deserve the top award of the land for this wonderful resource and for putting together years of gathering items form bye gone times. They are so tastefully displayed a... more »
A lovely place to visit to wile away an hour with the lovely gentleman who owns and operates the centre himself. A great way of appreciating late nineteenth and early twentieth century country life.
Derryglad Folk Museum it's a must-see. It taket you back 2 olden days and how people lived a little or Nothing it has a fantastic view of McCormick photography shop it also has a dairy and has School thee old phone box, and Many many wonderful adventurous breathtaking views. I would strongly recommend you to go visit Derryglad Folk Museum. Every time I go out to the museum I see something new that I haven't seen before I just love it 100% and I highly highly recommend this
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