General Tour

A secret door, ghost turnips, a man-trap, boys in skirts, harpoons and faeries...Journey back in time and marvel at the innovation and endurance of our rural ancestors. Spark the imagination of children of all ages on this interactive tour.

'The Museum offers a fun and educational day out in a beautiful environment'

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Tour at a glance

Level   All levels

Group size  15

Location   Turlough Park House, Grounds and National Museum of Ireland-Country Life

Duration  45min

Curriculum Links 

SESE History

  • Working as an Historian
  • Local Studies
  • Story
  • Life, Society, Work and Culture in the past
  • Eras of change and conflict
  • Politics, conflict and society
  • Continuity and change over time

Learning Outcomes

  • Gain a greater knowledge of Turlough Park, the house, grounds and 19th Century life of a landlord.
  • Gain an understanding of the folklife collection and the themes associated.