Kerry County Museum, Tralee

Kerry County Museum - A Quick Overview

[Contribute/Review]

Address: Tralee Tourist Information Office, Ashe Memorial Hall, Sráid Deini, Trá Lí, Co. Ciarraí, Ireland

Phone: +35-3667127777

Ticket Price: 5 EUR

Show on map

Time Required: 02:00 Hrs

Timings: 09:30 am - 05:30 pm Details

Currently Closed

Added 3.7K times in trip plans

Museum, Family And Kids, Exhibition

Make sure to include this on your travel planner

Are you associated with this business? Get in touch

About Kerry County Museum, Tralee

One of the highlights of Kerry County, the Kerry County Museum is a vivid collection of the best of Ireland’s history. Located on the Denny Street, the highlights include:

  • Main Gallery: Consist of archaeological artefacts and tools, life-sized diorama and informative panels that tell the story of Kerry’s people from early times up until the 20th century. The Lissroe Bronze Horn, Cloghermore collection and the copy of 1916 proclamation are a treat for every history-lover.
  • Special Exhibition: Covering a span from 1950 to 1973, the exhibition consists of Black and White photographs taken by the husband-wife team Padraig and Joan Kennelly. The images focus on social history of Ireland.
  • Tom Crean Room: Tom Crean is an Ireland hero who served on 2 Antarctic expeditions in the early 1900s. Know the story of his and his team’s survival in some of the most challenging places to survive. A sledging tool-kit, penguin egg from the 1911 expedition and a plum pudding ration bag provide the exhibit an intimate touch.
  • Archaeological Hall: Consists of archaeological evidences from Tralee’s Dominican Priory along with ancient tools, spade work and laboratory experiments. The hall bears fragments of a knight’s tomb, evidence of a 500 year old murder and a medieval mason’s mark.
  • Medieval Experience: A walk through the exhibition gives visitors a walk through 1450 AD Tralee. Experience what people of that time wore ate and also why the Earls of Desmond destroyed the very town they built.
  • Temporary Exhibitions: The museum offers space for temporary exhibitions like quilt art, featured artists and other Ireland’s highlights from time to time to keep up with the changing trends in Ireland.

The museum is a perfect stew of all the things that Kerry County stands for and takes pride in.

Kerry County Museum Information

  • Children must be accompanied by at least 1 adult. Group prices are not applicable to children. They will be included in family ticketing prices.
  • Bank holiday weekends, Sunday and Monday, 10 am to 5 pm.

Kerry County Museum Ticket Prices

  • Adult / Senior / Student €5.00
  • Child free entry (accompanied by an adult)
  • Family €10.00 (2 adults, 3 children)

How To reach Kerry County Museum by Public Transport

  • Bus: Tralee Bus Station
  • Rose Travel
  • Train: Tralee Train Station

Restaurants Near Kerry County Museum

  • Finnegan's Restaurant & Wine Cellar
  • DB's at Denny Lane Bistro
  • Four Star Pizza Tralee

Love this? Explore the entire list of things to do in Tralee before you plan your trip.

Fancy a good night's sleep after a tiring day? Check out where to stay in Tralee and book an accommodation of your choice.

Kerry County Museum, Tralee Reviews

user-pics
Google+
  • Brilliant. Had really interesting information and something for each member of the group so all were happy. Staff were friendly and it was well kept, would visit again definitely.

  • Went to the haunted hall on Halloween, brilliant (scary) fun.

  • Excellent displays detailing local history. Great Roger Casement display. Kid's activities are very good too.

  • A century of history. Nice place. Lot of thing to learn

  • Great place to visit with the kids and really reasonable

Read all reviews

Find places near Kerry County Museum, Tralee

  • Bank of Ireland 8 Lower Castle St
    0.297 km away
  • Permanent TSB 12 Lower Castle St
    0.313 km away
  • Tralee Credit Union 45-47 Ashe St
    0.361 km away
  • Ulster Bank 44 Ashe St
    0.36 km away
  • Continuum Commerce Solutions Unit 2 Kerry Technology Park
    0.307 km away
  • AIB 1/2 Lower Castle St
    0.285 km away
View On Map
  • An Garda Síochána New Rd
    0.342 km away
View On Map
  • Kennellys Pharmacy 6 Castle St
    0.293 km away
  • Ashe Street Pharmacy 10/11 Ashe St
    0.454 km away
  • CH Chemists 31 The Mall
    0.327 km away
  • Leahy Pharmacy Oak Park
    1.249 km away
  • Boots 5 Central Plaza
    0.175 km away
  • Mccauley Sam Chemists Tralee Ltd Manor West Retail Park
    1.98 km away
View On Map
  • The Abbey Inn 2/3 Bridge St
    0.292 km away
  • Munster Bar Ballymullen
    0.846 km away
  • The Osborne 10 Edward St
    0.372 km away
  • O'Donnell's Bar & Restaurant Mounthawk
    1.676 km away
  • Bettys Bar 101 Strand st
    0.412 km away
  • Turner's Lounge 22 Lwr. Castle St
    0.392 km away
View On Map
  • Sportsfield Bar Boherbee
    0.711 km away
  • The Castle Bar 77 Rock St
    0.579 km away
  • Austin Stacks GAA Club Connolly Park
    1.112 km away
  • Charlie's 12 The Mall
    0.665 km away
  • Charlie's Bar Strand Rd
    0.661 km away
View On Map
  • Roundy's Bar 5 Brogue Maker's Lane
    0.441 km away
  • Aines Cafe & Wine Bar 16 The Square
    0.294 km away
  • Mozart Wine Bistro 4 Ashe St
    0.345 km away
View On Map
  • O'Mahony's Bakery 71 Boherbee
    0.547 km away
  • The Gluten Free Kitchen Company -
    0.2 km away
  • Dan's Home Baking 26 Lohercannon
    2.034 km away
  • O Mahony 23 Pembroke St
    0.612 km away
View On Map
  • Gally's Bar & Restaurant Castlemaine Rd
    1.468 km away
View On Map
  • The Daily Grind 33 The Mall
    0.324 km away
  • Dawson's Restaurant & Cafe 19/20 The Mall
    0.317 km away
  • The Roast House 3 Denny St
    0.259 km away
  • Yummy Cafe Market Dominick St
    0.283 km away
  • Chopin's Cafe & Restaurant 8 Ashe St
    0.44 km away
  • Dish 9 Russell St
    0.397 km away
View On Map
  • Christy's Cupcake Express -
    1.991 km away
View On Map
  • Darcy's Bistro Barrack lane
    0.362 km away
  • Finnegan's Wine Cellar Restaurant 17 Denny St
    0.15 km away
  • The Snackery The Mall
    0.325 km away
  • Gorman's Clifftop House and Restaurant Glaise Bheag
    0.309 km away
  • Denny Lane 11 Denny St
    0.206 km away
  • Paddy Mac's Pub 18 The Mall
    0.31 km away
View On Map
  • New Yorkers Family Restaurant 4/5 Bridge St
    0.296 km away
  • Rocky Mountain -
    2.158 km away
  • New Yorkers 4-5 Bridge Stree
    0.293 km away
View On Map
  • Pagoda Chinese Restaurant Manor West
    1.905 km away
  • Tamarind Matt Talbot Rd
    0.6 km away
View On Map
  • McDonald's Manor
    1.913 km away
  • The Burger Shack St Brendans Park
    1.252 km away
  • McDonald's Rathass Rd
    1.895 km away
  • Burger King The Mile High Retail Centre
    2.145 km away
View On Map
  • Rose Garden Chinese Restaurant Market Hse Rock St
    0.512 km away
  • Ho-Kee Chinese Restaurant 7 Upper Castle Street
    0.385 km away
  • Sunshine Palace Castle St
    0.329 km away
  • Pagoda Tralee Manor West
    0.307 km away
View On Map
  • Kingdom Food & Wine Store Oakpark
    0.815 km away
  • Subway 7 The Square
    0.291 km away
  • Gala 1 Caheranne Village 1 caheranne village
    1.044 km away
  • O Sullivan Dermot J 29 The Mall
    0.317 km away
  • Fairies X Service Station Fairies Cross
    0.867 km away
  • Eats O Dowd Colette 6 Ashe St
    0.357 km away
View On Map
  • American New Yorkers Diner -
    0.292 km away
  • MJ's Diner Tralee Clash Roundabout
    1.109 km away
View On Map
  • Abrakebabra Tralee Shopping Centre
    0.334 km away
  • Abrakebabra Bridge St
    0.341 km away
  • Zingyzest 47A Ashe Street
    0.352 km away
  • Green Rooster The 19 Pembroke St
    0.513 km away
  • Quinlan's Fish The Mall
    0.315 km away
  • Chicken Hunt 5 Upper Castle St
    0.376 km away
View On Map
  • Chez Christophe 6 Courthouse Lane
    0.373 km away
View On Map
  • Indian Castle Restaurant 21 Upper Castle St
    0.431 km away
  • Cassidys Restaurant 16 Abbey St
    0.265 km away
  • Bombay Tandoori 16 Edward St
    0.434 km away
  • Indian Castle -
    0.445 km away
  • Tamarind Matt Talbot Road.Tralee
    0.614 km away
View On Map
  • La Scala 1, 2, 3 Abbey Court, The Square
    0.224 km away
  • Bella Bia 1 Ivy tce
    0.174 km away
  • Il Pomo D'oro 2A Princess St
    0.256 km away
  • Mozart's 4 Ashe St
    0.355 km away
  • The Stonehouse Restaurant no.9 The Square
    0.285 km away
  • La Scala -
    0.235 km away
View On Map
  • Tequilas -
    1.398 km away
View On Map
  • Four Star Pizza Tralee ivy terrace
    0.186 km away
  • Pizza Time Abbeycourt
    0.229 km away
  • Domino's Pizza Unit 1 Carraig House, Matt Talbot Road
    0.641 km away
  • Apache Pizza Tralee Spar Oakpark
    1.093 km away
  • Allegro Grill & Pizzeria Restaurant 7 Castle St
    0.386 km away
  • Allegro -
    0.279 km away
View On Map
  • Viva Burg 50 Boherbee
    0.646 km away
  • Quinlan's Seafood Bar s Seafood Bar
    0.3 km away
  • Royal Palace Chinese Restaurant 3 Ashe St
    0.33 km away
  • Fishworks Café Bar Maine St
    0.43 km away
View On Map
  • The "little Kitchen" - Cafe & Steakhouse 9 The Square
    0.292 km away
View On Map
  • Tamarind Thai Restaurant Units 3/5 Matt Talbot Rd
    0.541 km away
  • Tamarind heavenly Thai Unit 3, Matt Talbot Rd, Tralee, Co
    0.544 km away
  • Genting Thai -
    0.377 km away
View On Map
  • Brats Vegetarian Café 18 Milk Market Lane
    0.372 km away
View On Map
  • Topaz Manor West
    1.877 km away
  • Maxol Muing West
    2.288 km away
  • Texaco -
    2.572 km away
  • Applegreen Fairies Cross
    0.919 km away
  • Texaco North Circular Rd
    0.66 km away
  • Topaz Oakpark Rd
    1.892 km away
View On Map
  • Woodlands Park Dingle Rd
    0.617 km away
  • Manor Caravan Park The Manor
    2.319 km away
View On Map
  • Tralee railway station John Joe Sheehy Rd
    0.677 km away
View On Map
  • The Willows 5 Clonmore Terrace
    0.706 km away
  • Ashville House Ballyard
    1.281 km away
  • Ard na Coille 14 An Choill, Ballyard
    1.015 km away
  • Glenfort House 80 Ard Na Sidhe, Mounthawk
    1.991 km away
  • Denton Bed and Breakfast Oakpark Rd
    1.508 km away
  • Finnegan's Hostel 17 Denny St
    0.142 km away
View On Map
  • Castle Hostel Castle St
    0.412 km away
  • Tralee Holiday Lodge Tralee Holiday Lodge Marys Street, Tralee, V92 FA46
    0.179 km away
  • Westward Court Mary St
    0.194 km away
  • Kilteely Hostel Tralee Lovers Ln
    1.016 km away
  • The Glen Bar & Accommodation Boherbee
    0.698 km away
View On Map