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During Museum opening hours

GALLERY TRAIL: Find Peadar and his Friends!

Admission free | No booking required

Pygmy Shrews are Ireland’s smallest mammals. They are about 5cm long and weigh only three grammes. They have especially long noses and they like to eat minibeasts such as woodlice, beetles, flies and spiders. 

Pygmy Shrews usually live outdoors in woodlands, hedgerows, farmland, gardens and even bogs but Peadar lives at the Museum with seven of his friends. They like to play hide and seek in the exhibition galleries. See if you can follow the map to find their hiding spots! 

This is a fun, self-guided trail for children, available during Museum opening hours from the activity cart near at reception.

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Location:


GALLERY TRAIL: Find Peadar and his Friends! is located at:
Turlough Park,
Castlebar,
Co. Mayo
F23 HY31


Peadar is a Pygmy Shrew who lives at the Museum with his seven friends. Can you find their hiding spots in the Museum galleries using our fun, self-guided activity sheet?

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Turlough Park,
Castlebar,
Co. Mayo,
F23 HY31

+353 94 903 1755