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Sligo Folk Park

Closes in 28 min: 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Open today: 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
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A wee surprise

Looks so small but had quite a lot to look at inside. Very interesting to read about the war and... read more

Reviewed June 28, 2017
Kim M
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Lisburn, United Kingdom
Very enjoyable and authentic

Well worth a visit if you are in the area as only 5 euro per person Could do with more funding... read more

Reviewed July 11, 2018
gaughandado
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Dublin, Ireland
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11 Jul 2018
“Very enjoyable and authentic”
25 Sep 2017
“Lovely amenity”
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Located in the small rural village of Riverstown in County Sligo. Sligo Folk Park offers an enjoyable trip down memory lane to see a little piece of our past. 2014 Sees much change at Sligo Folk Park, Over the winter months much work has been...more
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Riverstown | Sligo, Riverstown, Ireland
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Reviewed July 11, 2018

Well worth a visit if you are in the area as only 5 euro per person Could do with more funding to make it first class But very enjoyable none the less

Thank gaughandado
Reviewed September 25, 2017 via mobile

We have visited Riverstown Folk Park lots of times when in the area and really love it. The café is fab, lovely food and lovely staff. Our favourite time to go is Christmas, they put on a really great show, and our little one gets...More

Thank Tedlious
Reviewed August 27, 2017

This Folk Park was very disappointing. They have a lot of historical items, and although some thought has gone into the exhibits and how they want them displayed you think you were walking into a farmyard jumble sale. The shops look like your local bric...More

Thank jagar
Reviewed July 31, 2017 via mobile

Luckily we were staying in Riverton so it was only a walk, not a drive. We arrived after 11am and there appeared to be nobody at the gate, although we could see people walking around mowing lawns etc. We wondered around looking at the scattering...More

Thank Ali C
Reviewed July 25, 2017

Do not waste your money here. It is basically just a collection of old junk from farms left out in the rain to rust. None of the exhibits are maintained and most are used as storage for random bits of crap. This is an embarrassment...More

Thank donpaulie
Reviewed July 18, 2017

It is standard form to start with the positive so the cafe was great. Great food, clean and staff who cared about providing a great product and service. Definitely recommended. Unfortunately the excellence of the cafe just serves to highlight how poor the 'exhibit' was....More

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Reviewed June 28, 2017

Looks so small but had quite a lot to look at inside. Very interesting to read about the war and emigration.

Thank Kim M
Reviewed April 25, 2017

The best thing about this museum was the lovely tasty big homemade scone with jam and a cuppa in the café after our visit. Nice and cosy too on a coldish day. The street of shop fronts was really needing a clean up- items fallen...More

1  Thank ScotlandRoma
Reviewed October 2, 2016

Excellent folk park and steeped in history, would willingly have paid a higher entrance fee to go toward restoration & conservation. These buildings are a real Gem and need protecting, Great customer service lovely cafe & will return again.

2  Thank ekeeting
Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

The staff were friendly but the attraction was neglected old lawn mowers and machinery were just left outside to rust. Some of the buildings were also closed, We were hoping to spend a few hours here with the kids but we had seen everything in...More

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