Kerry County Museum will close at 5.00pm on Friday 21 December 2012 and will re-open to the public at 9.30am on Wednesday 2 January 2013.
Winter Opening Times
Please note that from September 2012 until May 2013 KerryCountyMuseum will be open Tuesdays – Saturdays, 9.30am to 5.00pm (last admission at 4.00pm). During Bank Holiday weekends, however, the Museum will also be open Sundays and Mondays from 10am – 5.00pm.
Culture Night Tralee 21 September
As for the past two years, KerryCountyMuseum will open its doors from 6.00pm – 10.30pm during Culture Night. Highlight’s of this year’s programme include a Secret Tralee Trail narrated by Niall de Burca, mutton pie and pigs on the spit for free in Tralee’s old mart, a fire trail, art trail and much more. All events are free and details can be found at www.culturekerry.com
A powerful family, a brutal murder, a symbol hidden in stone – your chance to explore the hidden archaeology of medieval Tralee. In this new interactive gallery children can dig up a skeleton, inspect a rotten tooth and investigate the death of a medieval murder victim. Bone Investigators is the latest attraction in our family-friendly museum. READ MORE
Kerry Lives 1950-73 now open!
Our new exhibition‘Kerry Lives’ is a portrait of life in Kerry from 1950 to 1973, illustrated from the Kennelly Archive. The Kennelly Archive is a remarkable collection of photographs taken by husband and wife team Padraig and Joan Kennelly, professional photographers from Tralee, Co Kerry. READ MORE
Children's Book Club
Kerry County Museum is pleased to announce that meetings of our Children's Book Club has commenced this week. READ MORE
Museum of the Year!Kerry County Museum has been named 2009 Museum of the Year at the Museum Awards on Monday 18th May. We were also Highly Commended in the Education Category for our What�s in the Box? Project. READ MORE