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Little Gem

€2 price tag is excellent. This is a small museum bursting with great stories and History. Take... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2018
tomR98000
At €2 entry fee- this is the best value in town.

the museum is operated by enthusiastic volunteers. if one volunteer does not know the answer... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2018
Vincent D
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Doctor John Harrison Memorial Hall The Square, Roscommon, Ireland
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Reviewed 6 September 2018

€2 price tag is excellent. This is a small museum bursting with great stories and History. Take your time and read the different newspaper clippings. They have everything from a Irish mythology, the famine, an old jail door, a old sausage maker, 1980's apple ,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank tomR98000
Reviewed 4 July 2018

the museum is operated by enthusiastic volunteers. if one volunteer does not know the answer, another on will. There are great photographs of life inn the 19th and early 20th century. Even up to 1950 the town had not come into the modern age. Congratulations...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Vincent D
Reviewed 17 June 2018

They only have a FB web page and it listed no address. This place is tiny. It does reside in a former Presbyterian church but from the outside you may be unsure you have the right place since the stained-glass window on the front is...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank KimMac1
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Last here in 2015 and several new exibits now in place, old telephone exchange from the Court House, wonderful Surgeons Field operating kit with saw included. My Mother's Wat time travel card which I donated in 2014 is in the passport cabinet. Only €2 admission...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank ROGER N
Reviewed 4 November 2017

This is quaint museum made even better by the helpful friendly and hospitable gentleman who gave me so much time to show me the exhibits and discuss local and national history. There is so much to see and discuss in such a small area. I...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Tony K
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Wandered in here on a rainy day. We were the only visitors. What a surprise. Very helpful and friendly member of staff. Quite enlightening on oh so many levels. Wish they had more visitors though. A hidden gem.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Treasa-from-Thornton
Reviewed 13 September 2017

We loved our visit here. The staff were very helpful and extremely well versed in Roscommon history. The artefacts and everything to see in the museum were interesting. Well worth visiting and spending time looking at everything.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank lavender470
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Great museum for the childern a lot of interesting and old things there, I would recommend this museum

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Martin W
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We were interested in more information about our ancestors and the Roscommon Castle. The staff at the Roscommon County Museum were very helpful, patient, knowledgeable and we felt looked after. Also, without any booking, he offered us a tour of the castle. It was very...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank gzjones
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

The staff was unbelievably friendly and welcoming! Great history with interesting back stories. Wonderful for a pit stop in the middle of the day! Would recommend to anyone, even those uninterested in history. A very lovely experience!

Date of experience: August 2017
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