From Castlebar - County Mayo -
Christmas at the Museum
By Bernie Byron
23, Dec 2014 - 18:04
NATIONAL MUSEUM OF IRELAND - COUNTRY LIFE
TURLOUGH PARK, CASTLEBAR, CO. MAYO
The staff of the National Museum of Ireland - Country Life wish you and your families & friends a very happy Christmas & a peaceful New Year. We thank you for your support during 2014 and look forward to an even more enjoyable 2015.
CHRISTMAS OPENING TIMES:
CLOSED: Wednesday 24 December from 1pm & Thursday 25 December (Christmas Day)
OPEN: Friday 26 December & Saturday 27 December: 10am - 5pm; Sunday 28 December: 2-5pm
(Museum Shops and Cafes closed on Friday 26 December).
CLOSED: Monday 29 December
OPEN: Tuesday 30 December - Saturday 03 January: 10am - 5pm; Sunday 04 January: 2-5pm.
CALENDAR OF EVENTS: JANUARY-MARCH 2015
The new calendar of events for January - March 2015 is now available on-line: http://www.museum.ie/en/list/calendar-of-events.aspx
SANTA/ELFIE SELFIE MUG-SHOT
Santa knows whether you have been naughty or nice...but do we know if Santa has been behaving himself....and what about those mischievous Elves? Dress up in one of our festive outfits and take your mug shot at the Preserving the Peace exhibition. Email your photo to firstname.lastname@example.org to feature in our online Rogues Gallery.
OUR CHRISTMAS PAST
As Christmas is quickly approaching and we are caught up in the rush of buying presents and putting up Christmas decorations, take a few moments to consider how generations past celebrated Christmas in Ireland
Evoke memories with our toy-shop display of pre-loved toys taken from the Museum archives.
Preserving the Peace: Policing on the Island of Ireland 1814-2014
To mark the bicentenary of The Peace Preservation Act 1814 the National Museum of Ireland-Country Life has developed Preserving the Peace - an exhibition dedicated to Irish policing. This exhibition will run until 24 May 2015. For more information visit. http://www.museum.ie/en/exhibition/preserving-the-peace.aspx
Visit the Museum shop for all your Christmas shopping needs. It's a great place to pick up presents with the added benefit of buying Irish.
The craft section is a real winner with its elegant scarves and blankets as well as gorgeous jewellery, pottery and hand turned wood. Browsing the book section is an entertainment in itself - but it's also a handy place to find that perfect gift. Not forgetting the kids with a wide range of arts and crafts to suit all ages. Tel: 094 90 31767 or E-mail: email@example.com
Visit the Museum Café for a wide variety of tasty and seasonal meals and snacks. Enjoy our freshly baked produce and speciality teas and coffees; the perfect complement to your museum visit. For queries and bookings contact the Museum Café: 094 928 9972 or E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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