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The Kerry County Museum: photos, description (Kerry County Museum)

Kerry is a County in the southwestern part of Ireland, known for its centuries of turbulent history, stunning natural landscapes, the incredible beauty of landscapes and many interesting sights.

Get familiar with the history of the County you will be able to visit the entertaining Kerry County Museum in Tralee (the administrative centre of Kerry). The Museum is located on the street Danny Ashe Memorial hall in the heart of the city, so you can easily find it.

The Kerry County Museum was founded in 1992 with the aim of collecting, studying and preserving the cultural heritage of County Kerry and also promote this knowledge among the younger generation. To this end, the Museum has organized a wide range of educational programs for children of different age in the format of tours, and interactive workshops and tours. However, provided in the Museum, various events, thematic lectures and seminars for adults.

Excellent Museum's collection contains about four thousand exhibits of the varied archeological finds, weapons, tools, garments, historical documents, etc.), perfectly illustrating the development of the history and culture of the County, as well as the life and traditions of its inhabitants, from the bronze age until the end of the 20th century. Special attention deserve theme Park is an impressive, painstakingly detailed, the reconstruction of Tralee the mid-15th century. Very interesting and the photo exhibition, which will acquaint you with Tralee 1950-1970-ies, as well as an exhibition dedicated to Antarctic expeditions of the native village of Annascaul (Dingle Peninsula, Kerry) the famous British Explorer Tom Crean, went down in history as the Irish Giant.

In addition to the permanent exhibition at the Kerry County Museum are regularly held various temporary exhibitions.