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...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.



Opening Hours:

Monday to Saturday 9.30am to 17.30pm

(Closed for lunch each day from 13.00pm to 14.00pm and Bank Holiday Saturdays)

Last admission before lunch is 12.30pm and 17.00pm in the evening. Admission is free.

Facilities:

  • Public Toilets
  • Disabled Toilet
  • Tourist Information
  • Car and Coach Parking
  • Two wheelchairs available upon request.
  • Translations of the exhibition available in Irish, Polish, German, Italian and French

Location:

Getting Here:

Pedestrians: Clare Museum is located in the centre of Ennis, at Arthur's Row, off O'Connell Square, adjacent to the Temple Gate Hotel. Visitors can also access the building via the Francis Street car park, adjacent to the Franciscan Friary. Entrance to the museum is via the tourist office that shares the same building and where admission tickets to Clare Museum can be purchased.

Coming from Limerick: follow the N18 into Ennis towards Galway, turning right at the traffic lights (just beyond St Flannan's College) onto Clon Road Mor. Proceed along Clon Road Mor, and after passing through a minor roundabout, take the first left. Passing through a second roundabout will take you into a public car park at the back of the museum, which will be the blue\grey building facing you.

Coming from Galway: follow the N18 into Ennis towards Limerick, turning left at the traffic lights on the Clare Road (just before St Flannan's College) onto Clon Road Mor. Proceed along Clon Road Mor, and after passing through a minor roundabout, take the first left. Passing through a second roundabout will take you into a public car park at the back of the museum, which will be the blue\grey building facing you.

Coming from the Bus\Railway Station: on leaving the station grounds, there is a minor roundabout to your left. Turn right at the roundabout and proceed along Clon Road Mor, and take the first left. Passing through a second roundabout will take you into a public car park at the rear of the museum, which will be the blue\grey building facing you.

Car and Coach Parking: available in the Public Car Park at the rear of the museum, adjacent to the Temple Gate Hotel.
This parking area also incorporates Ennis Coach Park.

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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

Monday to Saturday 9.30am to 17.30pm

(Closed for lunch each day from 13.00pm to 14.00pm and Bank Holiday Saturdays)

Last admission before lunch is 12.30pm and 17.00pm in the evening. Admission is free.

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