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County Carlow Military Museum

Athy Road, Carlow ROI, Ireland
+353 87 690 4242
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Hidden knowledge jem

Went to the museum not expecting much but ohh I was wrong. I was greeted by a gentleman who have an... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2017
Patrick M
via mobile
Day out,

A great place to visit if you are in the Carlow area, so much history from around the world and... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2016
Antoinette M
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County Carlow Military Museum , is open every Sunday 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm since 2001. The Museum is run by a dedicated group of volunteers including local historians and authors. With many unique artifacts there is something for everyone at Co. Carlow Military Museum. We have many displays which include: 1798 rebellion, knights and armor, World War 1 World, War 2 Irish army timeline, Carlovians in uniform, War of Independence, United Nations Peace Keeping and a research area.
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Athy Road, Carlow ROI, Ireland

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Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Went to the museum not expecting much but ohh I was wrong. I was greeted by a gentleman who have an extremely friendly demenier (Mr. Maguire). Started to have a look around at the items on display and Mr. Maguire came over again and we...More

Thank Patrick M
Reviewed 14 November 2016

A great place to visit if you are in the Carlow area, so much history from around the world and Ireland. It has something for all the family to enjoy, beautiful building with great displays and very friendly staff. I would highly recommend a visit.

Thank Antoinette M
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Great display very well arranged and informative worth a visit anytime! Easy parking great value and of interest to children. Is open Sundays the building it is housed in has an atmosphere of serenity.

Thank John K
Reviewed 1 June 2016

This is right in the centre of Carlow town on side street. It tells us about various employers in the town "sugar factory" also the "boot factor" as well the history of the cathedral which is next to it. It also some recent findings in...More

Thank Louise N
Reviewed 16 December 2015

A little gem of a museum housed in a former Church tucked away on the grounds of St. Dympna's the Old 'Mental Hospital' as it was locally known for many years. The collection itself is a fascinating and diverse walk through Carlow involvement and connections...More

Thank Shrimpeses
Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

I'm a military museum junkie. We lucked out being in Carlow on a Sunday so built our schedule around visiting the museum about 2pm. The staff is very friendly and knowledgeable, and there's a great collection of artifacts. I think the museum needs better curation...More

Thank Chris B
DUGGIE96, Public Relations Manager at County Carlow Military Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 November 2015

Hi Chris, we're glad you enjoyed your visit to the museum! Thanks for the feedback, as we are a 100% voluntary run organisation we take visitor feedback and suggestions very seriously. We hope to see you in the museum again soon with some of your...More

Reviewed 3 October 2015

great place to vist if your intrested in old time carlow with photos from the past free in and good car park plus 5 min walk from centre of town

Thank Nigel K
Reviewed 19 September 2015

An interesting journey through items of Carlow military interest. I was very impressed by the display of Myles Keoghs uniform. Myles fell at the battle of the Little Bighorn fighting in the Indian wars, having survived over military actions during his career.

Thank QualityQuester
Reviewed 20 August 2015

Great Museum and a fantastic amenity to have in the town. Staff are knowledgeable and friendly and the exhibits are detailed and interesting/

Thank BrianIrish
Reviewed 27 July 2015

I've been in Carlow for 4 years and only heard about this place recently and went to have a look. Its in the hospital on the Athy road. The Museum itself is in an old church, which has a fantastic stained glass window in the...More

Thank Frank O
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