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July 2019

New Fairy Trail at Kerry County Museum

July 9 @ 10:00 am - August 31 @ 5:00 pm

We have noticed some new magical visitors in the Museum lately. Why not pop by and see if you can find them all. Pick up a clipboard at reception and follow our new fairy trail around Medieval Tralee.   Children must be accompanied at all times by an Adult.   Family Offer – Adults €5.00,…

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August 2019

Rose of Tralee Fashion Exhibition

August 15 @ 10:00 am - October 31 @ 4:30 pm

    This exhibition charts the changing styles in the dresses worn by the winning Roses over the past decades. In the early years, the Roses either made their own dresses or bought “off-the-rack”. From 1978 the competition was broadcast live on RTE and this had a major impact in the following decades. Designers became…

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Museum Family Fun: Children go free

August 17 @ 10:00 am - August 25 @ 4:30 pm

From digging up skeletons and playing Viking chess to dressing up in medieval costume, Kerry County Museum offers plenty of hands-on family activities to explore history and archaeology in a fun way. Other activities include a hands-on Discovery Trail through the Main Museum Gallery and strolling through the streets of medieval Tralee complete with the…

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The Rose Of Tralee: Share A Story!

August 19 @ 10:00 am - August 23 @ 11:00 pm

We would like to hear and record your favourite stories about the Rose of Tralee Festival! To mark the 60th anniversary of Kerry’s annual festival, please drop in and share your memories with us. Simply drop in any day from Monday, 19th to Friday, 23rd August from 10am to 11am and have a chat with…

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Lunch Talk: Kerry Lives 1959 – 2019

August 20 @ 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm

A portrait of Kerry during a transformative period, this talk by Museum Curator Helen O’Carroll accompanies the exhibition of Rose of Tralee dresses for the 60th anniversary of the Festival of Kerry.

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Wild Child: Play Like a Viking!

August 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Would you like to partake in a Viking Hnefatafl tournament, play Nine Men’s Morris & find out all about toys and games in the Middle Ages? Be a Wild Child & play like a Viking at Kerry County Museum! Helena Stackpoole, founder member of Tralee Medieval Society, will set up shop in our Medieval Experience,…

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Afternoon Talk: Rebecca’s Closet

August 24 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Join Rebecca Kemp from the Rose of Tralee International Festival Office for a lively afternoon chat on the challenges and excitement of collecting and minding the Rose of Tralee winners’ dresses. Every year during Heritage Week, Kerry County Museum hosts a popular exhibition showcasing the dresses of past Roses along with memorabilia from the Museum’s…

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October 2019

Museum Halloween Camp

October 29 @ 9:00 am - November 1 @ 3:00 pm
Education Room,
Kerry County Museum, Ashe Memorial Hall, Denny Street, Tralee, Co Kerry, Ireland
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If you are looking for a fun and innovative Halloween Camp for your child aged 6 to 12 years, why not book our Museum Camp? We specialise in small groups, high-quality creative activities and fun learning in an informal setting. Our experienced and garda vetted facilitators Helena Stackpoole and Janna King deliver a perfect mix…

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