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Roscommon County Museum

Doctor John Harrison Memorial Hall The Square, Roscommon, Ireland
+353 87 654 6512
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At €2 entry fee- this is the best value in town.

the museum is operated by enthusiastic volunteers. if one volunteer does not know the answer... read more

Reviewed July 4, 2018
Vincent D
A little treasure

They only have a FB web page and it listed no address. This place is tiny. It does reside in a... read more

Reviewed June 17, 2018
KimMac1
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Doctor John Harrison Memorial Hall The Square, Roscommon, Ireland
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+353 87 654 6512
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Reviewed July 4, 2018

the museum is operated by enthusiastic volunteers. if one volunteer does not know the answer, another on will. There are great photographs of life inn the 19th and early 20th century. Even up to 1950 the town had not come into the modern age. Congratulations...More

Thank Vincent D
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Reviewed June 17, 2018

They only have a FB web page and it listed no address. This place is tiny. It does reside in a former Presbyterian church but from the outside you may be unsure you have the right place since the stained-glass window on the front is...More

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Reviewed May 28, 2018

Last here in 2015 and several new exibits now in place, old telephone exchange from the Court House, wonderful Surgeons Field operating kit with saw included. My Mother's Wat time travel card which I donated in 2014 is in the passport cabinet. Only €2 admission...More

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Reviewed November 4, 2017

This is quaint museum made even better by the helpful friendly and hospitable gentleman who gave me so much time to show me the exhibits and discuss local and national history. There is so much to see and discuss in such a small area. I...More

Thank Tony K
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Reviewed September 14, 2017 via mobile

Wandered in here on a rainy day. We were the only visitors. What a surprise. Very helpful and friendly member of staff. Quite enlightening on oh so many levels. Wish they had more visitors though. A hidden gem.

Thank Teresa C
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Reviewed September 13, 2017

We loved our visit here. The staff were very helpful and extremely well versed in Roscommon history. The artefacts and everything to see in the museum were interesting. Well worth visiting and spending time looking at everything.

Thank lavender470
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Reviewed September 6, 2017

Great museum for the childern a lot of interesting and old things there, I would recommend this museum

Thank Martin W
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Reviewed August 29, 2017

We were interested in more information about our ancestors and the Roscommon Castle. The staff at the Roscommon County Museum were very helpful, patient, knowledgeable and we felt looked after. Also, without any booking, he offered us a tour of the castle. It was very...More

Thank gzjones
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Reviewed August 2, 2017 via mobile

The staff was unbelievably friendly and welcoming! Great history with interesting back stories. Wonderful for a pit stop in the middle of the day! Would recommend to anyone, even those uninterested in history. A very lovely experience!

Thank Keiley V
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Reviewed June 23, 2017

Treasures showing the ordinary life of Roscommon. The building has a period feel to it and if you like quirky presentation this is made for you. I got a guided tour and could ask lots of questions and learned So much about the area and...More

Thank HarryM176
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