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The museum hosts a permanent display on the history of Waterford County and also runs occassional temporary exhibitions on other local history topics. Admission is free. It is run on a voluntary basis by the Waterford County Museum Society (a registered charity).Work out when and for how long to visit Waterford County Museum and other Dungarvan attractions using our handy Dungarvan holiday builder site.
The Museum Society is also interested in publishing various books and pamphlets on items of historical and local interest. A number of these have been published over the years.
In 1999 the Museum moved to the old Town Hall in St. Augustine Street. This building was originally a grain store built by Thomas Buckley, a local merchant, in the late 18th century. In 2009 the newly refurbished museum was officially opened. We welcome all visitors including school tours.
Waterford County Museum Reviews
We enjoyed our visit. A small local museum, but with lots of history recounted about local people and notable residents of the county. Enjoyed it very much. Spent over an hour reading all the... more »
I stumbled across this by accident, unfortunately I didn't have time to have a good look around. The museum was closed the following day so I didn't have a chance to go back. It's only small but from.... more »
Very good local facility. Interesting displays and nice ambience
A 'Must' if visiting Dungarvan. Great insight into life over the centuries in Dungarvan and the region.
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