Kerry County Museum is currently not open to the public but why don’t you have a look at our online resources? We have object-based activities for teachers and home schooling, colouring sheets based on our exhibitions and collections, museum publications and articles written by Museum staff and volunteers and a day-by-day virtual dig based on the recent excavation and conservation of Killaclohane Portal Tomb, near Milltown, County Kerry.  If you are a teacher or educator and would like us to send you more information please email We might be under lockdown but we are here for you! Watch this space as we are adding more over the coming days. Following online resources are available to download here:

Resources for Teachers and Home Schooling:

20:20 – Radio Kerry Podcasts based on our Collection:

What’s in the Box?! – Object based Learning:

Medieval Tralee – A Colouring Book, Fact Sheet & Timeline: Download here

A Timeline of Geraldine Tralee: Download here

Secret Tralee – An Audio-Trail about medieval Tralee: Download here

Killaclohane Portal Tomb – A Virtual Dig:

Collection Highlights – A Virtual Exploration:

Museum Publications:

Antarctica. Beyond Endurance: Journey to the bottom of the Earth Download Exhibition Catalogue

Geraldine Tralee. An Irish Medieval Town Download Exhibition Catalogue

Kerry Lives 1950-73. A portrait of the county from the Kennelly Archive Download Exhibition Catalogue

Medieval Treasures of County Kerry Download Proceedings of Lecture Series

Articles and Books by County Archaeologist Dr. Michael Connolly:

A wide range of articles and books on Kerry’s archaeological heritage:

Articles by Kerry County Museum Team:

Ardfert Witnesses at the trial of Roger Casement by Curator Helen O’ Carroll: Download Article here 

Con Keating: Personal and Political by Collections Officer Sarah O’Farrell: Download Article here

The Edward Roe Collection by Dr. Griffin Murray and Cliodhna Ni Murchu : Download Article here

A Zoomorphic Penannular Brooch from Tullahennell North, Co. Kerry by Dr. Griffin Murray: Download Article here

Curator’s Choice: Risen from the ashes by Dr. Griffin Murray: Download Article here

An Ancient Paddle from near Knocknagoshel by Dr. Griffin Murray: Download Article here

Early Medieval Bells and Crosiers from County Kerry by Dr. Griffin Murray: Download Article here 

A well-travelled uniform – the life of Captain R. E. Palmer by Jude O’ Gorman: Download Article here 

Christy O’Grady: patriot, prisoner and professor by Jude O’ Gorman: Download Article here

Yes! You can touch it – Education at Kerry County Museum by Claudia Köhler: Download Article here

Slí Bhreannain – In the Footsteps of St Brendan the Navigator by Claudia Köhler and the St Brendan Heritage Committee, Fenit. In memory of the life and work of Father Gearoíd Ó Donnchadha: Download Article here