Carlow County Museum attend a Belgium Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce (BLCC) event

We were delighted to attend a Belgium Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce (BLCC) event recently, jointly hosted by Her Excellency Karen Van Vlierberge, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Belgium, and Her Excellency Florence Ensch, Ambassador of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, in the Belgium Embassy in Dublin. The event was attended by Robert Troy TD, Minister of […]

Carlow County Museum celebrates 10 years in College Street! Today, the Museum is ten years officially opened here in the former Presentation Convent. The Museum was officially opened on April 11th, 2012, by Phil Hogan, TD, then Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government. Since then, the Museum has welcomed nearly 170,000 visitors. The Museum is operated by Carlow County Council in […]

Carlow County Museum at ‘Research Week 2022’

The panel of the roundtable on ‘Carlow’s history and heritage, with a special focus on buildings and monuments.’ From l-r. Dermot Mulligan, Dr Margaret Murphy, Dr Elaine Callinan and Dr Eoin O’Sullivan. Carlow County Museum was delighted to participate in Carlow College Research Hub’s inaugural ‘Research Week 2022’ at Carlow College, St. Patrick’s, last Tuesday […]

Opening Hours | Updated 31st January 2022

We’ve reverted back to our regular visiting hours at Carlow County Museum. Open Monday to Friday 10.00am to 12.30pm* and then 2pm to 4.30pm* * Morning – last visit 12 noon, afternoon – last visit 4pm. Until further notice we continue to be closed on weekends and bank holidays. Walk ups are now welcome – […]

2022 Opening Hours

In line with government guidance to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, both Carlow County Museum and the Carlow Tourist Office will re-open to the public this week (and until further Notice), between 10am – 12pm from the 4th – 7th January 2022 . Pre-booking for entry to the Museum is still required by phoning […]

Merry Christmas | Nollig Shona

Wishing all our colleagues, visitors, members and volunteers a Merry Christmas and a very Happy New year! | Nollaig Shona agus Athbhliain faoi mhaise!  Thank you for your support in 2021 and we look forward to seeing you all soon in 2022!  Carlow County Museum & Carlow Tourist Office Christmas and New Year closing arrangements […]

Carlow County Museum launches new website

Carlow County Museum were delighted to launch their brand-new website to coincide with 48th anniversary of the museum’s opening on 2nd December last.  The website is an updated version of its predecessor, offering much of the same information, but now in a cleaner, more modern and easily navigable format, which greatly enhances the end-user’s experience. […]

Today marks our 48th Birthday!

On Sunday 2nd December 1973, Carlow County Museum opened its doors for the first time in the grounds of the old Academy here on College Street, now the Cathedral Parish Centre.   – (l to r) coverage of the opening of Carlow County Museum in the Nationalist newspaper, December 1973 Opening at weekends, it was […]