CLEW BAY HERITAGE CENTRE

Situated in a 19th Century building on the Quad, the Clew Bay Heritage Centre traces the history of Westport and the Clew Bay Area from pre-Christian times to the present.
Artefacts, documents and photographs connected with the general Westport area provide a basis for the presentation of local history, customs and traditions.

FREE WALKING TOURS OF HISTORIC WESTPORT every Wednesday for June, July, and August. at 11.a.m.   starting point THE CLOCK (top of Bridge Street)

OPENING TIMES

June, July, August , Sept -Mon to Fri – 10.a.m. – 5.p.m.

Oct – May – Mon. to Fri.  10.a.m. – 2.p.m.

Sunday opening – July and August  3.p.m – 5. p.m.

Email: westportheritage@eircom.net
www.westportheritage.com/

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DISPLAYS INCLUDE MEMORABILIA ON:Ireland's struggle for Independence
DISPLAYS INCLUDE MEMORABILIA ON:World War II
DISPLAYS INCLUDE MEMORABILIA ON:The Port of Westport
DISPLAYS INCLUDE MEMORABILIA ON:Miscellaneous artefacts from the Westport Region
DISPLAYS INCLUDE MEMORABILIA ON:Croagh Patrick and the Churches of Westport
DISPLAYS INCLUDE MEMORABILIA ON:The Spanish Civil War
DISPLAYS INCLUDE MEMORABILIA ON:Grace O'Malley (Gruanuaile) and the O'Malley Clan
DISPLAYS INCLUDE MEMORABILIA ON:Model of Westport Town and Quay
DISPLAYS INCLUDE MEMORABILIA ON:A Selection of Coins
DISPLAYS INCLUDE MEMORABILIA ON:The Moores of Moore Hall
DISPLAYS INCLUDE MEMORABILIA ON:Westport House and the Brownes
DISPLAYS INCLUDE MEMORABILIA ON:1798 Rebellion in Westport
DISPLAYS INCLUDE MEMORABILIA ON:The Railway

Also included are Displays on Mayo Authors, such as George Moore, George A Birmingham, Elanor Fairburn and Michael Mullen

GENEALOGICAL SERVICE



This service is backed up by an extensive computer database based on Church records, census returns, local newspapers and street directories. You will find our genealogy service useful for researching your Westport roots.

GUIDED WALKS



Guided walks of historic planned town of Westport are conducted twice weekly during July and August at 8.00pm starting at the Clock. Walks are also available during the year by appointment​

OPENING HOURS

April 1st – April 30th:
Monday to Friday from 10am to 3pm
May 1st – September 30th:
Monday to Friday from 10am to 5pm
June 1st – August 30th:
Sunday from 10am to 5pm
October 1st – October 31st:
Monday to Friday from 10am to 3pm

For enquiries:
Tel: 098 26852
Web:www.westportheritage.com/
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