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“A nostalgic step back in time” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Derryglad Folk & Heritage Museum

Derryglad Folk & Heritage Museum
Ranked #1 of 23 things to do in Athlone
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Owner description: No trip to the midlands is complete without a visit to the Derryglad Folk Museum, which is hidden in south Roscommon in a land of lakes and rivers.The collection deals with Farm & Folk life in Ireland from the 18th century to the recent past.The museum is privately owned and run by the Finneran Family and houses a unique 25 year collection of over 5,000 items. These include; horse-drawn machinery restored to the original working order, tradesmans tools and buttermaking equipment. For those with an interest in the lifestyle of bygone days, the Museum hosts laundry memorabilia, old and rare washing machines, 1930’s old-style thatched bar & grocery, old-style sheep shears, radios, gramophones and a large collection of 78rpm records, shop dockets and bill-heads, sports display McCormacks photography room where the contents include dark rooms finishing r D & P line, camara’s enlargers and B & W colour processors. as well as much, much more.Derryglad Folk Museum is an ideal destina­tion for school tours, ICA Guilds, Ladies Clubs, Farming Groups, Vintage Clubs, Historical So­cieties, Day Care Centres and many more
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“A nostalgic step back in time”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2011

We visited here a part of a group and I thouroughly enjoyed it. We were welcomed by a very friendly fella who is the owners son if i'm correct. The whole place and displays are spotless. It brought back so many childhood memories of great days. I would highly reccomend a visit here.

Visited May 2011
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