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County Museum Dundalk

Carroll Centre, Roden Place, Jocelyn Street, Dundalk, Co. Louth, IRELAND.

  • Part disabled access

It is located in the old Dundalk Distillery, where the various exhibitions are displayed over three floors. The ground floor gallery entitled 'From Farm…

Other Sites of Interest / Museums & Steam Centres

Liskeard Museum

Foresters Hall, Pike Street, Liskeard, Cornwall, PL14 3JE.

  • Full disabled access

The museum is housed in a Victorian Gothic Style stone building, that was the former East Cornwall Savings Bank. Called Forester’s Hall, it was designed…

Other Sites of Interest / Agricultural

Coal Mining Museum & Exhibition

Castlecomer Discovery Park, The Estate Yard, Drumgoole, Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny, IRELAND.

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Comprises a 45-minute tour through Castlecomer's coal mining past. The exhibition is an interactive multi-media display that takes the visitor on a journey…

Other Sites of Interest / Mines

Copper Coast Geopark Visitor Centre

Knockmahon, Bunmahon, Co. Waterford, IRELAND.

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  • Part disabled access

Located in a restored 19th century church, the Geopark Visitor Centre contains a local mining and environmental heritage exhibition, walking trail guides…

Other Sites of Interest / Mines

Leawood Pumphouse

High Peak Junction, Cromford, Derbyshire, DE4 5HW.
Tel: 01629 533 298.

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Unique 1849 Graham & Co. beam engine pumps water from the River Derwent into the Cromford Canal. Steam supplied by two locomotive style boilers built by…

Other Sites of Interest / Stationary Steam

Donington Grand Prix Collection

Donington Park, Castle Donington, Derbyshire, DE74 2RP.
Tel: 01332 811 027.

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The largest showcase of Grand Prix racing cars in the world, tracing their development through the years to today‘s Formula One machines. Over 130 exhibits…

Transport / Road / Other Sites of Interest / Military

Derryglad Folk & Heritage Museum

Curraghboy, Athlone, Co. Roscommon, IRELAND.

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The collection deals with Farm & Folk life in Ireland from the 18th century to the recent past, and includes horse-drawn machinery, tradesman's tools and…

Other Sites of Interest / Country Life

Newmills Corn & Flax Mills

Churchill Road, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal, IRELAND.

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The visitor can experience the pleasure of seeing one of the largest waterwheels in Ireland in action as it drives the machinery of the corn mill.

Other Sites of Interest / Industrial

Donaghmore Famine Workhouse Museum

Donaghmore, Portlaoise, Co. Laois, IRELAND.

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The museum is a unique attraction as it not only tells the story of families who lived and died within the Workhouse walls before, during and after the…

Other Sites of Interest / Industrial

Ceredigion Museum

Coliseum, Terrace Road, Aberystwyth, Cardiganshire/Ceredigion, SY23 2AQ.

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  • Part disabled access

The museum is housed in a beautifully preserved Edwardian theatre and is home to a wide variety of well-presented displays which cover all sorts of topics…

Other Sites of Interest / Country Life

Corn Mill & Sawmill

Castle Ward , Strangford, Downpatrick, Co. Down, BT30 7LS.

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Two mills – A 2-storey working corn mill, originally a tide mill, built in the early 1700s, and last worked commercially around 1920. Restored to working…

Other Sites of Interest / Wind/Water MIll

Elphin Windmill & Farm Museum

Windmill Road, Elphin, Co. Roscommon, IRELAND.

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This 18th Century windmill was perfectly located to harness the winds sweeping over the plains of Boyle. Unusual features are a thatched revolving roof…

Other Sites of Interest / Wind/Water MIll

Gray’s Printing Press

49 Main Street, Strabane, Co. Tyrone, BT82 8AU.

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Take a step back in time and discover a treasure trove of ink, galleys and presses hidden behind an 18th century shop front in the heart of Strabane, once…

Other Sites of Interest / Industrial

Green Lane Museum

Roe Valley Country Park, 41 Dogleap Road, Limavady, Co. Londonderry, BT49 9NN.

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Visitors can view historical exhibits relating to the linen and agricultural industries and experience the true flavour of days gone by in Limavady and…

Other Sites of Interest / Agricultural

Garvagh Museum & Heritage Centre

142a Main Street, Garvagh, Co. Londonderry, BT51 5AE.

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The museum is a rural folk museum in the Bann Valley, which includes a chaff cutter, pony cart, agricultural tools and many items from the past. It is…

Other Sites of Interest / Country Life

Barn Museum

Tannaghmore Gardens, Craigavon, Co. Armagh, BT66 6LF.

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The museum houses the agricultural and social history collections of Craigavon Museum. There are displays on domestic life in rural areas, blacksmithing,…

Other Sites of Interest / Country Life

Museum at The Mill

Mossley Mill, Carnmoney Road North, Newtownabbey, Co. Antrim, BT36 5QA.

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The museum invites visitors of all ages to explore the history and heritage of Mossley Mill. Housed within what was originally the wet spinning floor of…

Other Sites of Interest / Industrial

Muckross Traditional Farms

The National Park, Kenare Road, Killarney, Co. Kerry, IRELAND.

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Step back into the past and visit a very different Ireland – the Ireland of the 1930s and 1940s. Then, a trip to the well was still a daily chore for…

Other Sites of Interest / Agricultural

Keswick Lake Cruises

Derwentwater Foreshore, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5DJ.

Enjoy a lake cruise on one of the Keswick Launches and experience the beauty of Derwentwater with breathtaking views of the surrounding fells. Enjoy special…

Other Sites of Interest / Inland Waterways

National Mining Museum Scotland

Lady Victoria Colliery, Newtongrange, Midlothian, EH22 4QN.
Tel: 0131 663 7519.

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Historic ‘A‘ Listed colliery with the Grant Ritchie steam winding engine. Tours through former colliery workings. Visitor centre with audio visual…

Other Sites of Interest / Mines

Summerlee Museum of Scottish Industrial Life

Heritage Way, Coatbridge, Lanarkshire, ML5 1QD.
Tel: 01236 638 460.

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  • Part disabled access

Formed around the excavations of the 1835 Summerlee Ironworks. Exhibition hall has a large display of working machinery, an array of products from Scottish…

Other Sites of Interest / Museums & Steam Centres

Mushroom Green Chainshop

Quarry Road, Cradley Heath, West Midlands, DY2 0EE.

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It is a 19th Century Chainshop which open its doors to allow the public to view demonstrations of fire welded Chain Making and for the more hands on guests,…

Other Sites of Interest / Industrial

Pollock’s Toy Museum

1 Scala Street, London, Greater London, W1T 2HL.

  • Souvenir Shop

It is a collection of mainly Victorian toys. On display in six small rooms and two winding staircases are dolls, teddy bears, tin toys, folk toys, toys…

Other Sites of Interest / Country Life

Lilliput Doll & Toy Museum

High Street, Brading, Isle of Wight, PO36 0DJ.

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It now holds over 2,000 items, dating from 2000BC to 1950 including a number of unique and rare exhibits and well-known cartoon characters from the past.…

Other Sites of Interest / Country Life

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