Take your school tour on a journey to the past at Derryglad Folk and Heritage Museum. Our folk museum addresses many elements of both the Primary and Secondary School Curriculum. Let us know what you are working on in class when you book, and we can be sure to include relevant stories and items from our collection on your tour.

Approximate tour time : 1 hr

Learn about life, society, work, and culture in the past through a wide variety of artifacts. Listen to Charlie’s stories of how they were used and the people who used them as he describes how generations of his family lived in this area, using these artifacts. Students get to see and interact with artifacts , discover their role in everyday life and understand the impact of new and changing ideas on how people lived. Through conversations with Charlie, they get a unique insight into the history of the locality and the opportunity to ask questions as they explore the Museum.

Enjoy our picnic area and tuck-shop as part of your visit.  We offer complimentary teas and coffees for teacher sand  bus driver during the tour. Why not avail of a free familiarization trip before booking for the organizer.

Let us help you plan your day with suggestions and recommendations for other nearby attractions. We can tailor the time, length of tour and items we share with your class so it best suits your needs.

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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.