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.



'It really is a treasure house with something to appeal for all ages'

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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 

History, Geography


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.