Museums, Art Collections and Galleries Archives - Carlow Tourism

Museums, Art Collections and Galleries

May 17, 2022

County Carlow Military Museum

The County Carlow Military Museum is dedicated to the collection, preservation and display of military memorabilia heritage. This fine museum is housed in a late 19th century church. All artefacts in the County Carlow Military Museum are donated by families of former service men and women and show their careers involving local, national, and international events in which they participated.
January 28, 2017

Carlow County Museum

Visiting the multi award-winning Carlow County Museum is a must. Be wowed by the 340 million year old fossil, the 20ft church pulpit and an exquisite 2mm Iron Age glass bead! Among the displays are exhibitions featuring: the magnificently hand carved 19th century wooden pulpit from Carlow Cathedral, one of the top 100 objects to view in an Irish museum; the gallows trap door from Carlow Gaol used in 19th century public executions; an exhibition on the Carlow Sugar Factory,
March 7, 2012

The Lace Gallery

Mary O'Neill makes small, delicate pieces of the famous Irish Carrickmacross Lace from her studio - The Lace Gallery close to  Altamont Gardens. All pieces are designed by Mary featuring Irish symbols including the Shamrock and Claddagh. Each piece of her work is signed, dated and numbered and is presented as a framed wall piece that makes an attractive gift for any home.