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National Museum of Ireland, Country Life

Only 5 minutes from Castlebar, the award winning National Museum of Ireland hosts a national collection of the story of Irish country life between 1850 and 1950.

The Turlough Estate is perfect for an afternoon stroll with distinctive views including the 19th century Victorian Gothic house, the lake and woodlands and the ruins of the 18th century bowfronted house.

Explore the monastic round tower, thatched cottage and picturesque modern freestanding glasshouse with grass terraces, picnic islands, formal flowerbeds, a croquet lawn and a tennis court. 

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