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 11, 2012

Carlow Historical and Archaeological Society

The Carlow Historical & Archaeological Society (until 2001 known as The Old Carlow Society) was formed in 1946 when a small group of local enthusiasts came […]
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.
March 6, 2012

VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art & George Bernard Shaw Theatre

Bring your family to the Visual Arts Carlow. Explore this stunning building in the heart of Carlow town and visit the VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art and George Bernard Shaw Theatre.
March 6, 2012

Tullow Museum

Housed in an attractive, stone built, former Methodist church at the River Slaney Bridge. Tullow Museum features a splendid collection of artefacts reflecting local history, in particular Fr. Murphy's connection with the town, including what are alleged to be his last vestments.