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The Clare Museum

Arthur's Row, Ennis, Ireland
+353 65 682 3382
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Good place to get all the information on the history of Clare !

This is a good way to see lots of information on how Clare evolved to what it is today. Lots of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago

Free place to learn a bit of County Clare history. The artifacts are well preserved with great... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Arthur's Row, Ennis, Ireland
+353 65 682 3382
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a good way to see lots of information on how Clare evolved to what it is today. Lots of interesting displays on lots of subjects. It's free as well , allow 60 to 90 minutes.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Free place to learn a bit of County Clare history. The artifacts are well preserved with great stories behind each one.

Thank dwilderman2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Convenient to our accommodations, the Temple Gate Hotel. One hour visit to two floor gave us a better understanding of the area. History of the relevant families and what things were like in the recent past, the 1950s, back hundreds of years. Helpful perspective on...More

1  Thank ejm99
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great little museum that make a good stab at making Clare historically interesting to visitors. I spent about 1.5 hours here and was quite engaged. The exhibits, like that of Sheela na Gig (look it up), the lifebuoy from the shipwreck of...More

Thank Gakeitse
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I only spent 30 minutes, but I enjoyed the way this museum was organized. If you took time to read all the placards it would be much better.

Thank Pierwell
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit. The museum is a great size. A good summary of the character of the county and its people. It's right in the centre of lovely Ennis and there is plenty of easy parking nearby.

Thank Kerry T
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Well displayed exhibits covering thousands of years inhabitants in this region, conflicts of religions, invading cultures, artifacts dug up like swords, pots, guns, condoms. Small place so max time to cover an hour and admission free. Power grabs galore over the years-similar to Putin, stalin...More

1  Thank SamB29
Reviewed 19 April 2017

This free museum provides good basic knowledge on County Clare with its history and attractions. It also has a knowledgeable receptionist who can provide tourist and travel information. She is very pleasant and helpful for restaurant and lodgings information.

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2  Thank Marty O
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Perfect museum for learning about the area and its fascinating history. I was happy to spend a rainy day going back in time. The graphics are so good that any age or nationality will able to understand the displays.

2  Thank Mary Ellen L
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

This was a very pleasant and very attractive place to visit , the staff were extremely helpful and nice , would highly recommend a visit to this place , it's located very central to the town

2  Thank Taramcauley
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13 January 2015|
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Response from LAB2013 | Reviewed this property |
June to September inclusive: Monday to Saturday: 9.30 – 13.00 and 14.00 – 17.30 (Last admissions at 17.00) October to May inclusive: Tuesday to Saturday: 9.30 – 13.00 and 14.00 –17.30 (Last admissions at 17.00) Closed on... More