Famine Museum

The Famine museum in Strokestown house is a unique visitor attraction in Strokestown. Co Roscommon in The West of Ireland comprising of Strokestown Park House, a Georgian Palladian mansion preserved with its original furnishings and fabrics, which can be seen daily by guided tour.

The Famine museum in Strokestown house is a unique visitor attraction in Strokestown. Co Roscommon in The West of Ireland comprising of Strokestown Park House, a Georgian Palladian mansion preserved with its original furnishings and fabrics, which can be seen daily by guided tour. The House was the family home of the Packenham Mahon family and is built on the site of the 16th century castle, home of The O Conor Roe Gaelic Chieftains. The Landlord Major Denis Mahon was assassinated in November 1847 at the height of The Great Famine of Ireland and it is fitting that The Irish National Famine Museum was established at Strokestown Park in 1994 using the unique original documents which came to light during the restoration of The House.

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Strokestown Park House
Strokestown,
Co. Roscommon,
Ireland.

Tel : 00 353 71 9633013
Fax : 00 353 71 9633712

Web: www.strokestownpark.ie

This Website is part funded by Westmeath Local Enterprise Office.