County Carlow Military Museum

County Carlow Military Museum

A fine museum exhibition housed in a late 19th century church. The museum features a wide range of exhibits relating to Carlow’s military history. Artefacts date from the late 18th century to the present day and detail the history of the Irish Army, local Reserve Defence Forces, UN Peacekeeping, Carlow Militia, World War I, War of Independence and much more. Other features focus on Carlow soldiers in armies throughout the world along with armoured vehicle production in Carlow during World War II. One of the museum’s main displays features the uniforms of the Irish Defence Forces while another feature of the museum is the reconstruction of a World War I trench.

OPENING TIMES: Each Sunday from March – mid-November from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Group tours may be arranged outside normal opening dates and times.

July: 3, 10, 17, 24, 31. August: 7, 14, 21, 28. September: 4, 11, 18, 25. October: 2, 9, 16, 23, 30. November: 6, 13.

ADMISSION CHARGES: Adult: €2.50, children (11-18 years) €1.00, OAP’s and children under 10 years free. Group rates outside normal opening dates and times available on request.