Reference Museums in the Best of the Web UK Directory

Reference Museums

Chester Beatty Library

An art museum and library which houses a collection of manuscripts, miniature paintings, prints, drawings, rare books, and decorative arts. Describes their collections, exhibitions, visitor and education services.


A replica of a 19th century sailing ship that brought emigrants to North America during and after the Great Famine, now a museum in Co Wexford; includes a visitor guide, history, the Irish Emigration Database and Wall of Honour, and location details.

Irish Museums Association

An all-Ireland voluntary body founded in 1977 to service the needs, and represent the ideals of the Irish museum community. Has a museum finder, news archives, careers an a services directory.

Museums of Mayo

Network of museums, heritage centres, abbeys, interpretative centres and other heritage-related projects in the county. Gives details and photographs of each facility, with visitor information.

National Museum of Ireland

Describes their considerable collections and conservation projects, with online galleries; includes a guide for visitors, and details of their education programmes. [Dublin].

National Print Museum

Facility dedicated to collecting, documenting, preserving, exhibiting, and interpreting material evidence of printing craft in Ireland.

The National Transport Museum of Ireland

Details of their collection of public service and commercial road transport vehicles plus visitor information.

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