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Monaghan County Museum

1-2 Hill Street, Monaghan, Ireland
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Historical , worth visit

Only small but gave a taste of times past in Monaghan Starting with relics , swords , jewellery... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2017
CarmelIta2015
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Warrington, United Kingdom
Interesting well labelled exhibits.

Great local history, with names of donors - interesting for local people. Well laid out and easy to... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2017
Pakal K
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Dublin, Ireland
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1-2 Hill Street, Monaghan, Ireland
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Reviewed 17 May 2017

Only small but gave a taste of times past in Monaghan Starting with relics , swords , jewellery , all either found in Monaghan or on loan from other museums. The history of the troubles upto present day and how life has improved

Thank CarmelIta2015
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Great local history, with names of donors - interesting for local people. Well laid out and easy to follow.

Thank Pakal K
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Loved looking through the archives. My family was from Monaghan and I learned that the Hughes name could be Hugh. Loved the history

Thank Doris151
Reviewed 17 February 2017

my grandchildren just loved it , they had to get their photos taken with all the dummies wearing the real old army unifofms,

Thank daphnej924
Reviewed 24 January 2017

I found myself with two hours to kill in Monaghan town and spent most of it quite pleasantly in this well-kept and interesting small museum. There was the obligatory 1916 Rising exhibition which was well-executed and informative but for me the surprising highlight was local...More

Thank Stopout
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Although we've been to Monaghan twice in the last three years we never considered visiting the museum until this time around. Very glad we finally took the time! The displays were exceptional/captivating very informative for those interested in Irish history. Front desk staff very friendly...More

Thank James M
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

I thought they'd be too young at 4 and 6 but they were enthused and loved it. The gentleman at the front desk was so nice and friendly towards them. Great free way to pass and hour.

Thank ClaireTreanor1
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Look no further than this museum, we visited whilst in the Republic in October. really helpful staff, eager to share their knowledge. The lady doing the schools trip about the local hospital was really good as well.

1  Thank kabco
Reviewed 2 June 2016

The museum contains all the local history to learn from. It is in a central location to the town, and regularly open to the public, groups and school children. I found it loaded with information, artifacts and pictures.

1  Thank helen h
Reviewed 24 May 2016

Recently voted as one of the Best 30 free places to visit in Ireland, this award winning museum has lots to see. Children workshops are held during the summer.

2  Thank bluemagpie2013
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