Roscommon

Derryglad Folk and Heritage Museum

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Address

Curraghboy, Athlone, Roscommon,
T: +353(0)906488192
E: info@derrygladfolkmuseum.com

The Derryglad Folk Museum houses a unique 25 year-old collection of restored, horse-drawn machinery, tradesman's tools, household utensils, and rural artifacts 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 encompassing history, heritage, and folk culture. The collection also covers farm and folklife in Ireland from the 18th century right up to the recent past.

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

The premises is wheelchair accessible.