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Visitor Information

Opening hours, things to do and getting here. All you need to plan your visit to the National Museum of Ireland – Country Life


Experience a bygone way of life with Ireland’s National Folklife Collection, displayed across four floors of modern exhibition galleries. Step into another world at historic Turlough Park House. Refresh your senses in the tranquil Victorian gardens. All of this and more is waiting to be discovered at the National Museum of Ireland - Country Life in Co. Mayo.

Admission and parking are free. Located just 30 minutes from the Mayo section of the Wild Atlantic Way.  Opening Hours:

• Tuesday to Saturday 10am-5pm
• Sunday & Monday 1pm- 5pm
• Closed Christmas Day and Good Friday

Getting Here

Getting Here

Getting to the National Museum of Ireland by car or public transport

Things to See & Do

Things to See & Do

Visit, learn and explore at the National Museum of Ireland - Country Life, Turlough Park, Castlebar, Co. Mayo

Visitor Facilities

Visitor Facilities

Car parking, accessibility, lost property and other practical information

Wild Atlantic Way

Wild Atlantic Way

Visit the National Museum of Ireland just off the world famous Wild Atlantic Way in Co. Mayo

Cafe

Cafe

Enjoy lunch or a sweet treat at Brambles Cafe in the courtyard

Gift Shop

Gift Shop

Browse gifts, crafts and books at the Museum Gift Shop

Restaurants & cafés

Restaurants & cafés

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