Shopping at the Museum

Interior of Turlough Park shop
Our craftware section boasts a large range of woollen blankets, socks and scarves to suit all tastes. Wood turned bowls and vases; beauty products made from seaweed; and Burren perfumes - any gift from this shop is enchanting.

Some of our popular gifts include:

Postcards & greeting cards: Black and white imagery of yesteryear on high quality postcards, and greeting cards to suit all occasions.

Jewellery: Inspired by the natural surroundings of the Mayo countryside.

Museum publications: To accompany the permanent and temporary exhibitions.

General Interest Books: The Country Life shop offers visitors the opportunity to explore Ireland's cultural past through our extensive range of books dealing with history, folklore, traditions and magic.

 

Country Life Interior

Jewellery: Inspired by the natural surroundings of the Mayo countryside.

Natural beauty products: Our Atlantic seaweed bath products plus natural handmade Irish soaps are that little bit of luxury you can afford.

Postcards & greeting cards: Black and white imagery of yesteryear on high quality postcards, and greeting cards to suit all occasions.

DVD & CDs:

Museum of Country Life DVD Ordinary Things
A DVD detailing Country life in Rural Ireland in the early part of the 20th Century is available in the shop along with a variety of traditional Irish music CDs.

Children's giftware: Pens, pencils, notebooks and colouring books. 

Posters: A wide variety of themed posters from our exhibitions.

Craftware: Ceramics, hand turned wooden vases/bowls and crafted glassware reflecting the theme of the Museum.

Socks & scarves:

Scarves
Hand knitted Irish socks from islands off the Mayo coast and cosy blankets or scarves to suit all tastes are available in a variety of textures and colours.

Cotton shoppers: Images of the Country Life site on a cotton shopping bag as a keepsake of your visit.

Take a Look Around

View a 360° image of the shop at the Museum of Country Life.

 
Opening Hours
Museum Shopping Bag
The shop is open during Museum hours with an earlier start on Sundays:
  • Tuesday to Saturday 10am - 5pm
  • Sunday 12pm - 5pm
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