Visitor sites

Together, the Route Millennia destinations explore over 6,000 years of Mayo’s unique culture and heritage, from Neolithic field systems to medieval armoury, 1916, a working mill, Ireland’s National Folklife Collection and one of the country’s greatest patriots. Click on a destination below to find out more.

National Museum of Ireland – Country Life, Castlebar

Turlough_Park_1Explore four floors of exhibition galleries at this Museum of Country Life, which charts the day-to-day lives of our rural ancestors from the 1850s to the 1950s.

T: +353 94 90 31755 E:

Michael Davitt Museum, Straide

Experience the inspiring story of one of Ireland’s greatest patriots at this award-winning museum, located at the final resting place of Michael Davitt.

T: +353 94 90 31942 E:

Foxford Woollen Mills, Foxford

Foxford-mill-3Visit a working mill and see first-hand the exceptional history, traditional, design and craftsmanship behind the famous Foxford brand.

T: +353 94 92 56104 E:

Jackie Clarke Collection, Ballina

Jackie-Clarke-CollectionImmerse yourself in the lifetime’s work of a genius collector. Explore 400 years of Irish history through more than 100,000 items in this fascinating collection.

T: +353 96 73508 E:

Belleek Castle Visitor Centre, Ballina

Belleek Castle ResizedDiscover the heritage of Belleek Castle, a Medieval Great Hall, the Marshall Doran Collection, Medieval armoury, Jurassic fossils, antiques, Grace O’Malley’s bed and more.

T: +353 96 22400 E:

Céide Fields, Ballycastle

Ceide-Fields-Visitor-Centre-1Explore six millennia of Mayo history at this world famous Neolithic site where the earliest known fields are hidden under blanket bog on the wild Mayo coast.

T: +353 96 43325 E: