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
Explore 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: firstname.lastname@example.org www.museum.ie/country-life
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: email@example.com www.michaeldavittmuseum.ie
Foxford Woollen Mills, Foxford
Visit 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: firstname.lastname@example.org www.foxfordwoollenmills.com
Jackie Clarke Collection, Ballina
Immerse 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: email@example.com www.clarkecollection.ie
Belleek Castle Visitor Centre, Ballina
Discover 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: firstname.lastname@example.org www.belleekcastle.com
Céide Fields, Ballycastle
Explore 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: email@example.com www.heritageireland.ie