1. Exhibition Galleries
Explore Ireland's National Folklife Collection across four floors of modern, award-winning exhibition galleries. Objects, interactive audio and visual displays, rare photography and archive film footage depict the lifestyles, customs and traditions of our rural ancestors.Read more
2. Turlough Park House
Visit three beautifully restored rooms in historic Turlough Park House, located just next to the main museum galleries. This Victorian Gothic mansion dates to 1865. It was the ancestral home of the Fitzgeralds, an influential family of landowners at the time.Read more
4. Museum Greenway
Start your visit with a scenic Greenway cycle for a great day out, suitable for all of the family.
7. Courtyard Café
Have a bite to eat or a sweet treat in Brambles café. If the weather is nice, enjoy the outdoor seating in the courtyard. The Courtyard Gallery next door also has a changing programme of art exhibitionsRead more
9. Outdoor Art
There are several outdoor artworks located throughout the grounds. One such sculpture by Barry Linnane is called 'Portal' and reflects the circle of life. The lakeside sculpture is is 'Raon an Tuthail' by Colm Brennan and is inspired by childhood memories of rushes being cut with a reaping hook.
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