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From prehistory to the present day

We visited here specially to see the hundredth anniversary exhibition on the sinking of the SS... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ardrossan, United Kingdom
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Great place

Very interesting place. Great. Building in central location. Great features. Really bright and... read more

Reviewed January 14, 2018
County Dublin, Ireland
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Carroll Centre, Jocelyn Street, Dundalk, Ireland
+353 42 932 7056
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here specially to see the hundredth anniversary exhibition on the sinking of the SS Dundalk in the First World War. The upper floor holds a large exhibition on Irish prehistory, including a number of interactive displays. The middle floor is devoted to the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed January 14, 2018

Very interesting place. Great. Building in central location. Great features. Really bright and modern. Loved it

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank laurel12375
Reviewed August 6, 2017

Lots of history here and really cheap to enter. Enjoyed walking round and listening to the audio stories. Toilet was awful though, really old and blocked up!

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank 987ginny
Reviewed July 4, 2017

We were here on a rainy day and spent approx. 2 hours here. The museum covers the past until the modern days, all with a special view on Ireland or the County Louth, so for us as foreigners, not all exhibits were interesting or understandable....More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Sven R
Reviewed October 6, 2016

1916 Rising event Excelent exhibition very well set out a lot of information on the rising and well detailed

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank 871Arthur
Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

Visited with a baby and three-year-old and really enjoyed it. 1916 exhibit full of great items and documents. Love the local aspects and also the interactive elements. Some did not seem to be working, however (archeology test on the 2nd floor, telephones near the piece...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Siobhan H
Reviewed June 22, 2016

Really enjoyed our visit to see the 1916 Birth of a Nation exhibition at County Museum in Dundalk. We had three 13 year olds & Granda with us and everyone enjoyed different aspects of it - lovely to have an opportunity for an outing that...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank SinbadEire
Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

What a gem, right on my doorstep! Exhibits ranging from prehistoric to recent events there's something to interest everyone. The museum is fantastic for locals and visitors alike. Highly recommended with the bonus of the library next door a wonderful start to exploring the area.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Audrey G
Reviewed March 15, 2016

Its a nice place i liked it but found it a bit boring, theirs not a lot to see in it . The place is clean and wheelchair friendly .

Date of experience: April 2015
1  Thank bridgetbellew
Reviewed September 17, 2015

A great way to pass an afternoon, with exhibitions on; Sir Francis Leopold McClintock, Louths' industrial legacy, the Archaeology of Louth, the Mesolithic period to the end of the Iron Age and the medieval period to the present day. It also has an exhibit on...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank PeterOhA
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