Tipperary County Council
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Tipperary County Council Civic Offices, Clonmel | Civic Offices, Nenagh, Co. Tipperary
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Our Museum

Tipperary County Museum
Located in the heart of Clonmel's civic centre

Please note the County Museum, Clonmel will be closed to the public for refurbishment until approx August 2019

Tipperary County Museum wishes to enable visitors to experience the cultural richness and pride of the County. It works to ensure the museum is widely known and enjoyed by the community and its visitors.

A Museum was first established in Clonmel in the 1940’s with the new premises officially opened during 2000 in Mick Delahunty Square, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary. The Museum is located on the site of a former prison and was the location of Ireland’s only Borstal from 1906 – 1956.

It's collection tells the story of Tipperary and its people from early times to present day and features artefacts from military, religious, social history, political, archaeology, geology, townscapes, photography, sports & industrial collections.

Tipperary County Museum is a designated Museum by the National Museum of Ireland, which allows it to retain archaeological items of local significance and to borrow items of national and international importance. The Museum is also fully accrediated under the Heritage Council’s Museum Standards Programme for Ireland (MSPI) which means it has attained specified standards across a range of issues from care of collections to education to visitor services.

The Museum is open to the public from Tuesday to Saturday from 10am – 4.45pm. We are closed Sundays, Mondays and Public holidays.

Admission is free.

A varied programme of temporary exhibitions, educational and outreach activities is organised by the Museum.


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What types of services are dealt with by Tipperary County Museum?

The Museum is dedicated to preserving and collecting the material history of County Tipperary. The collection is interpreted through exhibitions and historical displays throughout the year. Our award winning educational workshops, themed camps, lecture series, community programmes and talks create an interactive experience for all our visitors

Where is the Museum?

Tipperary County Museum,
Mick Delahunty Square,
Co. Tipperary

How much does it cost to get into the museum?

Entry to Tipperary County Museum is Free

What are the opening hours of the Museum?

Tues – Sat, 10am - 4.45pm.
Closed Sun, Mon & Bank holidays.

What's on in the Museum now?

Presentation Bicentenary exhibition 1813-2014.
Closing Dec 2014.

Upcoming Events

Seasonal Workshop Sat 10th May 11am -12noon €3,
Fathers Day Workshop Sat 14th June 11am-12am €3,
Medieval Summer Camp Tues 5th – Fri 8th August
Booking is essential.

How can I make a donation to the Museum?

Contact Curator / Reception 052 61 34552

Who can I contact for help with my research?

Contact Michael @ Museum 052 61 34552

Castles and Craft

A mixed activity camp for 6 - 12 year olds, including a visit to a real castle, art and craft, fun games/activities and archaeology.Discover what... Read More

18/07/2017 - 10:00

A Message in Time- Groundbreaking exhibition for Tipperary...

If you have ever dropped a letter in the post, dashed-off a postcard to a friend on holidays or even just sent a text or an email, you are part... Read More

04/07/2017 - 17:15
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An exciting line up of talks for 2017 at the County Museum

Tipperary County Museum have started the year in tremendous form with a busy schedule of programming for 2017. Last week Tipperary County Museums... Read More

16/01/2017 - 11:45
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Culture Night at Tipperary County Museum- ‘SONAMUS’ Music...

Where Irish & Baroque Music Meet- Friday 16 September, 7:30pm – 9pm

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13/09/2016 - 10:15
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County Museum Exhibition- Patrick Mulroy of Scrouthea West

Tipperary County Museum honoured one of Clonmel’s sons recently, when it mounted a display to show the sporting achievements of Patrick Mulroy of... Read More

09/02/2016 - 14:45
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1916 @ Tipperary County Museum

Tipperary County Museum, Clonmel will host two 1916 public information events on Saturday 13th February at 11am and 2pm. Living History... Read More

26/01/2016 - 12:15
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Power and Privilege - The Butlers of Ormond, County Museum...

The 2015/2016 County Museum Lecture Series will focus on the Butlers of Ormond. Commencing in October with a monthly lecture on a topic related... Read More

04/08/2015 - 12:00
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Tipperary County Museum creates spectacular Exhibition: 150...

Spanning the years 1865 – 2015, Tipperary County Museum situated in Mick Delahunty Square, Clonmel has put both International and Local events in... Read More

28/05/2015 - 09:45
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Religion & Ritual- Lecture Series at the County Museum

From the beginning of time religion and its associated rituals have been constant yet ever changing.

A study of any period in the past will... Read More

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Tipperary County Museum presents ‘Road to the Rising’

In response to the 100th Anniversary Commemorations of the 1916 Rising, Tipperary County Museum has created an interactive exhibition which... Read More

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Opening 23rd April 2016 – Jan 2017

In response to the 1916 Rising, Tipperary County Museum has created an interactive exhibition which... Read More

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Fr Nicholas Sheehy Talk

In 1766 Fr Nicholas Sheehy Parish Priest of Clogheen, Burncourt and Ballyporeen was hung, drawn and quartered having being tried and found guilty... Read More

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Current Exhibition- Hair Hurling Balls at the County Museum

Ireland's oldest hurling balls and hurley on display in Co. Tipperary - winners of the Liam McCarthy Cup, 2016.

The 1916 All-Ireland Senior... Read More

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