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Carlow County Museum

Carlow County Musuem brings to life the story of Carlow's development throughout the ages. Among the displays are exhibitions dealing with: John Tyndall; Carlow's prolific 19th century scientist whose discoveries still have an impact to this day, the beautifully carved wooden pulpit from Carlow Cathedral, Carlow Sugar Factory which was Ireland's first & largest sugar factory and archaeological finds from the Carlow bypass which are on display for the first time,Carlow_County_Museum Small courtesy for the National Museum of Ireland and the National Roads Authority.

The exhibitions include natural history specimens, stone and bronze age archaeological objects, coins, medals, stamps, religious objects, military and police artefacts and memorabilia, agricultural implements, trade, craft, industrial items, sporting memorabilia and a large collection of photographs and archival material.

Opening Times:
Monday – Saturday 10 am. – 4.30 pm. September – May
Monday – Saturday 10 am – 5 pm. June – August
Sundays and Bank Holidays 2 pm. – 4.30 pm June – August

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