The only comprehensive guide to Britain's transport and industrial heritage
We've only got a few museums in the Irish Republic but these include delights such as the Irish Agricultural Museum and the Guinness Collection at The Steam Museum at Straffan.
The Steam Heritage Guide includes contact details, opening times and description of preservation and heritage attractions.
Foynes Flying Boat Museum,
Tel: 00 353 696 5416.
Housed in the original terminal building, recalls the era when Foynes was the centre of the aviation world between 1937-1945. Board the world's only replica…
Tel: 00 353 27 73218.
Bears witness to the phenomenal copper mining industry at the beginning of the Industrial Revolution that changed the land and people of Allihies forever.
Tel: 00 353 872 529 850.
Buried beneath the Connemara Mountain lies a way of life long abandoned and almost forgotten just waiting for you to explore via a unique, guided, underground…
Tel: 00 353 51 384 058.
Narrow gauge railway over 8.5km of the former Waterford to Dungarvan line, from Kilmeadan to Gracedieu Junction, along the valley of the River Suir. Restored…
Tel: 00 353 1849 5208.
Since the 12th century flour has been milled at this unique location. The fully restored complex brings to life the authentic workings of a five sail windmill,…
Tel: 00 353 8688 70362 .
The oldest established heritage railway in Ireland, located in the grounds of Stradbally Hall beside the Rally Field, and Point-to-Point race course. It…
Tel: 00 353 1 628 8412.
The Power Hall displays six huge 19th century stationary engines running in steam on occasions. Demonstrations are included of steam powered electric lighting,…
The Harbour Road,
Tel: 00 353 283 5225.
Out on a point on the south-west coast of Ireland, the Signal Station and Visitor Centre are a fascinating look at life on the edge. Includes the Engine…
John B Keane Road,
Tel: 00 353 682 4393.
A short demonstration journey on a full-scale diesel-powered replica of the original monorail which originally ran for nine miles between Listowel and…
Tel: 00 353 57 864 1878.
Houses many steam, fire and farm engines in the museum. These incluse a Land-Rover fire engine which was stationed at Stradbally fire station in approximately…
Johnstown Castle Estate,
Tel: 00 353 53 918 4671.
Located in the restored farmyard at Johnstown Castle estate, the museum explores Irish country life from the 18th to mid 20th century and showcases 18…