Mayo History & Heritage

National Museum of Ireland Country Life

The National Museum of Ireland – Country Life, is home to the national folk life collection.
www.museum.ie

Knock Museum
Knock Museum tells the story of the Knock Apparition of 1879 and places it in the context of life in Ireland at that time.
www.knock-shrine.ie

Hennigan’s Heritage Centre
Killasser Heritage consists of a theme farm incorporating various farm animals and poultry, a farm museum with all types of implements used in the region over time and a thatched cottage.
www.museumsofmayo.com

Westport House and Country Park
Westport House and Country Park is an extraordinary mixture of history, culture and fun, all in one: and, is a major attraction to day visitors who are interested in Ireland’s history and architecture.
www.westporthouse.ie

Clew Bay Heritage Centre
Clew Bay Heritage Centre traces the history of Westport & the Clew Bay area from pre Christian times to the present.
www.museumsofmayo.com

Céide Fields
The most extensive Stone Age farmed landscape in the world is hidden beneath the wild bogs at Céide Fields.
www.heritage.ie

Foxford Woollen Mills
See how the mill came to be and watch skilled crafts people produce world famous Foxford tweeds, rugs and blankets.
www.museumsofmayo.com