Are you planning group toursin Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands and are you looking for places to visit? Maybe you are a member of a historical or vintage society in an active age group and planning a day out.  Whatever your interest, wherever you are travelling from make a visit to Derryglad Folk and Heritage Museum part of your next day out.

Approximate tour time : 1.5 hr

Located just outside Athlone, our unique collection of 7,500+ items from the past will bring you on a trip down memory lane. Whether it’s the vintage farm machinery, traditional grocers’ shop or sporting memorabilia, you can explore at your leisure or enjoy a guided tour. Charlie will be on hand to answer any questions, chat about any of the items and reminisce about the way things used to be. This hidden gem is a wonderful celebration of our rural heritage.

We have secure bus parking and work with local providers to arrange meals to suit your budget and preferences. Before booking why not avail of free familiarization trip for the  tour organizer.

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Plan your visit to Derryglad Folk & Heritage Museum. Find out more about our opening times, admission costs, and read our Frequently Asked Questions.


Our collection transports you back in time with objects from the past 200 years. Discover many of the everyday items that were to be found in rural homes across Ireland.


Contact us with any questions or queries you may have by phone: (090) 6488192 or by email: [email protected] or get directions on our contact page.