Sligo County Museum


Sligo County Museum

Stephen Street, Sligo

Phone: 071 9111679
Opening Hours: October to April: 9.30am to 12.30pm Tuesday to Saturday
May-September: 9.30am to 12.30pm and 2pm to 4.50pm Tuesday to Saturday

Closed Sundays and Mondays.

The Sligo County Museum contains a fascinating collection of exhibits detailing Sligo's rich stone-age history, including a large firkin of 100-year-old bog butter.

The Yeats Room here is full of manuscripts, photographs, letters and newspaper cuttings associated with the local poet William Butler Yeats including a copy of his 1923 Nobel Prize winning medal and a complete collection of his poems from 1889 to 1936.

Also in the museum you will see paintings by Irish artists George Russell, Sean Keating and Jack. B. Yeats, brother of the poet William Butler Yeats.

There is also a display of artefacts and memorabilia associated with Countess Constance Markievicz and her sister Eva Gore-Booth.

Admission Free. 


© Sligo County Council Arts Department, City Hall, Quay Street, Sligo, Co. Sligo, Ireland tel: +353 (0) 71 911 4465