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Carlow County Museum & Carlow Tourist Office,
College Street,
Carlow Town,
Co. Carlow,
R93 E3T2,

GPS coordinates: 52.836559, -6.928314

Entrance to Carlow County Museum from College Street building with red doors and green banners

Entrance to Carlow County Museum from College Street

Opening Hours:

June – August
Mon – Sat: 10.00am – 5.00pm
Sun & Bank Holidays: 2.00pm – 4.30pm

September – May
Mon – Sat: 10.00am – 4.30pm

Last admission half hour before closing
Full Wheelchair Access


If you are part of a group/ organisation/ historical or archaeological society then why not pre-book a FREE Guided Tour (10+ people)

Teachers, let your students enjoy our free fun School Quiz and get to handle Museum artefacts as part of the tour (also available in Irish)

The School Quiz is also suitable for students of English language schools.

To book in for a tour, please call us on 059-9131554 / or email us at


Nearest parking to Carlow County Museum:
VISUAL Carlow Carpark
Kennedy St/ Dinn Rí Carpark
Irishman’s Carpark
Carlow Shopping Centre Carpark

Coach parking can be found:
VISUAL Carlow Carpark
Carlow Bus Park

Directions to Carlow County Museum:

From Dublin

  • Take exit 4 from M9
  • At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto R448
  • 210 m – At the roundabout, take the 1st exit and stay on R448
  • 4.7 km – At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit and stay on R448
  • 2.1 km – At Deerpark Roundabout, take 2nd exit onto Dublin Rd
  • 240 m – At Dr Cullen roundabout, take 1st exit onto Green Lane
  • 1.3 km – Turn right onto Tullow St
  • 240 m – Turn right onto College St
  • Carlow County Museum will be on the right.

Distance from local amenities to Carlow County Museum

Visual Carlow 240m
Carlow Train Station 885m
Carlow Town Bus Station 430m
Carlow Castle 637m
Carlow Military Museum 1,120m
Carlow Town Park 650m


Click on link below to download brochure:

Carlow County Museum Floorplan
Carlow County Museum Brochure – English
Carlow County Museum Brochure – Irish
Carlow County Museum Brochure – Italian
Carlow County Museum Brochure – French
Carlow County Museum Brochure – German
Carlow County Museum Brochure – Spanish
The Quiet Revolution Brochure – English
The Quiet Revolution Brochure – Irish

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