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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. Open 10am to 5pm, Tuesday to Saturday, and 2pm to 5pm on Sundays. Closed Mondays (including Bank Holidays).

Getting Here

Getting Here

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

Things to See & Do

Things to See & Do

Discover the National Museum of Ireland - Country Life at Turlough Park, Castlebar, Co. Mayo

Visitor Facilities

Visitor Facilities

Car parking, accessibility, lost property and other practical information

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

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.