Clare County Museum

...to collect, preserve, interpret and display the material culture relating to the history of County Clare, both in the museum building and online,
as an educational resource and a socially inclusive cultural service for the people of Clare and visiting tourists.



Object Categories


There are about 5,000 items in the Clare Museum collection, of which about 2,500 are catalogued. Some of the catalogued items are photographed and included here under various object categories. The online collection also includes some of the items from the collection on loan from the National Museum of Ireland.

The object list is broken down into categories based on the British Museum Object Names Thesaurus. These categories are quite broad, and examples of the items listed under each heading is included.

To avoid confusion, please note that some of these items carry entry numbers which may differ from their catalogue numbers.

   

Ammunition
Animal Equipment
Architecture
Artefact
Art / Craft
Axe
Cloth
Communication Equipment
Component
Container
Costume
Emblem
Fishing Equipment
Funerary Equipment
Grindstone
Medallion/Badge
Medical/Medicine Equipment
Miscellaneous Equipment
Music Equipment
Musical Instrument
Personal Accessory
Personal Ornament
Religious / Ritual Equipment
Sports Equipment
Sample
Smoking Equipment
Tool / Implement
Toilet Tool / Implement
Trophy
Vehicle
Vessel Cover
Visual Representation
Weapon

Object Categories

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Contact

Clare County Museum
Arthur’s Row,
Ennis,
County Clare,
Ireland,
V95 EC92

Telephone: 065 - 6823382
Email: claremuseum@clarecoco.ie

Opening Hours

Tuesday to Saturday 9.30 – 17.30

(Closed 1-2 and Bank Holiday Saturdays)

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