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Visitor Information

All you need to enjoy a visit to our Turlough Park site in Co. Mayo


Temporary Closure of Turlough Park House (galleries, park, shop and café remain open)

Opening hours at the National Museum of Ireland – Country Life are:

• Tuesday to Saturday 10am-5pm
• Sunday 2pm- 5pm
• Closed Mondays (including Bank Holidays), Christmas Day and Good Friday

Free Admission

Admission to all four sites of the National Museum of Ireland is free.

Shop & Café Opening Hours

Museum shops and cafés are open during Museum opening times, with extended opening for the café from 12pm on Sundays.

Please note the café at National Museum of Ireland - Decorative Arts & History is open on Mondays, when the Museum itself is closed.

Visiting Information for our Other Sites

Things to See & Do

Things to See & Do

With exhibitions spread over four floors, see how the people of rural Ireland lived in the hundred years between the Great Famine and the end of the 1950s.

Find National Museum of Ireland - Country Life

Find National Museum of Ireland - Country Life

Reach Turlough Park in Mayo by car, via GPS, and on public transport.

Guidebooks & Floor Plans

Guidebooks & Floor Plans

Download a guidebook to help you get the most from your visit to our Turlough Park site.

Visitor Facilities

Visitor Facilities

Find information on car parking, accessibility, lost property, and other practical advice.

Shopping at Turlough Park

Shopping at Turlough Park

Find a treasure-trove of gifts and souvenirs at the Museum shop. Located in Turlough Park house on the ground floor.

Restaurants & cafés

Restaurants & cafés

Take a break at our award winning cafés with delicious locally sourced and produced Irish food.

Accessibility at Turlough Park

Accessibility at Turlough Park

Find out to get the most from a visit to the National Museum of Ireland - Country Life for those with mobility, hearing or visual impairments.

International Visitors

International Visitors

The National Museum of Ireland - Country Life is a popular choice for tourists and visitors who do not speak English or Irish.