Castles And Museums

Cork – Cobh Museum

Cobh Museum opened in 1973 and has grown over the years. The exhibitions reflect the cultural, social and maritime history of Cobh and the Great Island.

Cork – Cobh Heritage Centre

From 1848 – 1950 over 6 million adults and children emigrated from Ireland – over 2.5 million departed from Cobh, making it the single most important port of emigration.

Cork – City Gaol

See Cork’s renowned wax figures at the CORK CITY GAOL as you step back in time to see what 19th/early 20th Century life was like in Cork – inside and outside prison walls.

Dublin – The Hugh Lane

Located in Dublin’s city centre, the Hugh Lane Gallery, which is funded by Dublin Corporation, houses one of Ireland’s foremost collections of modern and contemporary art.

Dublin – James Joyce Museum

The James Joyce Tower was one of a series of Martello towers built to withstand an invasion by Napolean and now holds a museum devoted to the e life and works of James Joyce.

Dublin – Number Twenty Nine

Number Twenty Nine is Dublin’s Georgian House Museum. Visitors take a guided tour from the basement to the attic, through rooms which have been furnished with original artefacts.