Athlone

Derryglad Folk Museum

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Address

Curraghboy, Athlone, Roscommon, Republic of Ireland
T: +353 (0)90 6488192
F: +353 (0)90 6488192
E: info@derrygladfolkmuseum.com

The Derryglad Folk Museum houses a unique 25 year collection of restored horse drawn machinery, tradesman’s tools, household utensils and rural artefacts, in Athlone county Roscommon.

No trip to the midlands is complete without a visit to the privately owned, award winning Derryglad Folk Museum in Athlone County Roscommon. Here you can view over 4,000 items dealing with history, heritage and folk culture. The collection also deals with farm and folk life in Ireland from the 18th Century to the recent past.

On display in the MacCormac Photography Room are the contents of an extensive photographic premises in Athlone from 1948 to 2002. Items from studios, darkrooms, finishing room, political portraits, cameras and much more.

Wheelchair accessible.