Sligo Folk Park
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Millview House, Riverstown, Sligo,
Mr Justin Mcelwee
Discover bygone Sligo and Irish rural life and heritage at the Sligo Folk Park, set near the village of Riverstown in County Sligo. Just 11kilometres from Ballymote town, Riverstown is also close to the M4, Dublin to Sligo motorway.
Sligo Folk Park is located in the beautiful village of Riverstown, County Sligo. This community based attraction provides a true experience of rural life and Irish heritage at the turn of the late 19th Century.
The Folk Park is set in the grounds of the authentically restored Millview House, which was originally built in 1873 by George Reid, a farmer, shoemaker and church sexton.
Stroll around the park, regardless of the weather to visit the wonderful museum and evocative exhibition hall which houses one of Ireland's finest collections of rural history and agricultural artefacts.
Highlights include a tour of the recreated turn of the century village street, the worlds most travelled cottage, the forge, 18th century farmhouse, huge collection of artifacts restored farm equipment and farm animals.