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The Clare Museum

Arthur's Row, Ennis, Ireland
+353 65 682 3382
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Convenient to our accommodations, the Temple Gate Hotel. One hour visit to two floor gave us a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Roanoke, United States
via mobile
A delightful find (when open)

This is a great little museum that make a good stab at making Clare historically interesting to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
London, UK
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Arthur's Row, Ennis, Ireland
+353 65 682 3382
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Convenient to our accommodations, the Temple Gate Hotel. One hour visit to two floor gave us a better understanding of the area. History of the relevant families and what things were like in the recent past, the 1950s, back hundreds of years. Helpful perspective on...More

Thank ejm99
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great little museum that make a good stab at making Clare historically interesting to visitors. I spent about 1.5 hours here and was quite engaged. The exhibits, like that of Sheela na Gig (look it up), the lifebuoy from the shipwreck of...More

Thank Gakeitse
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I only spent 30 minutes, but I enjoyed the way this museum was organized. If you took time to read all the placards it would be much better.

Thank Pierwell
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit. The museum is a great size. A good summary of the character of the county and its people. It's right in the centre of lovely Ennis and there is plenty of easy parking nearby.

Thank Kerry T
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Well displayed exhibits covering thousands of years inhabitants in this region, conflicts of religions, invading cultures, artifacts dug up like swords, pots, guns, condoms. Small place so max time to cover an hour and admission free. Power grabs galore over the years-similar to Putin, stalin...More

1  Thank SamB29
Reviewed 19 April 2017

This free museum provides good basic knowledge on County Clare with its history and attractions. It also has a knowledgeable receptionist who can provide tourist and travel information. She is very pleasant and helpful for restaurant and lodgings information.

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2  Thank Marty O
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Perfect museum for learning about the area and its fascinating history. I was happy to spend a rainy day going back in time. The graphics are so good that any age or nationality will able to understand the displays.

2  Thank Mary Ellen L
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

This was a very pleasant and very attractive place to visit , the staff were extremely helpful and nice , would highly recommend a visit to this place , it's located very central to the town

2  Thank Taramcauley
Reviewed 8 April 2017

This museum provides an overview of the history of the area known as Clare County. It provides some details,of the area but please don't expect the Museum of Natural History ! The museum charges no admission fee and is conveniently located next to an official...More

2  Thank TrioAtlanta
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Small interesting museum right in the centre of Ennis. It has one very interesting feature- you need to go to see it. Kids loved it. They have activities from time to time so keep an eye to see what;s on at Halloween they had pumpkin...More

1  Thank pucfada
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13 January 2015|
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Response from LAB2013 | Reviewed this property |
June to September inclusive: Monday to Saturday: 9.30 – 13.00 and 14.00 – 17.30 (Last admissions at 17.00) October to May inclusive: Tuesday to Saturday: 9.30 – 13.00 and 14.00 –17.30 (Last admissions at 17.00) Closed on... More