Mayo: where you’re never too far from a museum

Museums - Take a look at life in days gone by:

Mayo’s rich heritage is to be seen around almost every corner, while each of the the museums opens a window onto the past in the county and further afield.

The variety to be seen in these centres is astonishing – from the National Museum devoted to telling the story of rural living; to one which commemorates a single important figure from Ireland’s struggle towards economic and political independence; as well as a remarkable collection of political memorabilia and artefacts gathered by one Mayo man.

There are many other small museums, heritage and interpretative centres in Mayo that are well worth a visit, such as

For more information on Mayo museums, visit the dedicated Museums of Mayo website.

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