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Absolutly fantatsticly friendly from the moment we arrived in Miltown Malbay

Saturday May 5th, in a most unexpected twist to an already wonderful trip around Clare, Stopping... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2018
Athboy, Ireland
Very Educational!

Wonderful learning experience to explore the musicians and musical culture of the area. Great to... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2017
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At our new visitor attraction one for the " 50 Secrets of the wild Atlantic Way" you can read first-hand accounts about our renowned musicians. Enjoy a 8-minute film telling the story behind the music and learn about the origin of the instruments...more
The Flag Road, Miltown Malbay 0000, Ireland
+353 65 708 5785
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Reviewed 12 May 2018

Saturday May 5th, in a most unexpected twist to an already wonderful trip around Clare, Stopping off in Miltown Malbay to get a front tyre changed provided an opportunity to have a look at the world renowned home of music in Clare. Talk of the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank davidgilroy
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Wonderful learning experience to explore the musicians and musical culture of the area. Great to see old photos and hear the music of legendary players.

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed 27 June 2016

This marvellous museum is full of the essence of Clare music. The people, the instruments, the culture. Film show to give you the feel for real music in a continuing and living tradition.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Douglas S
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Lots of information available here, in Oidhreacht an Chlair.you can browset your leisure, ask questions, get some advice on local sessions. Well done to everyone there.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Rosieps
Reviewed 30 July 2015 via mobile

Time very well spent whether you have a substantial knowledge of music or not. There is an in dept knowledge of irish music, language and history of music and musicians of the area

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Michelle F
Reviewed 1 April 2015

The world famous Willie Clancy Festival takes place in nearby Miltown Malbay each July. Contests are held in just about every available public hall. Many private houses are used for spontaneous sessions of traditional music.

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank Anton404
Reviewed 2 December 2014

Whether you have a substantial knowledge of Irish music or are someone who doesn't know what a concertina is, this is a must see attraction in the home of traditional Irish music. For those who enjoy reading there are a large selection of panels which...More

Date of experience: July 2014
3  Thank Therese M
Reviewed 25 July 2014 via mobile

Title says it all. Lots of reading and a short interesting video. 5 Euro bit too much. Wouldn't go far of my route for this.

Date of experience: July 2014
2  Thank Claudia C
Reviewed 13 July 2014

As a fan of the music, this was the perfect place to visit. Excellent history of the music and musicians of the area, an entertaining video to watch and local music explore.

Date of experience: July 2014
1  Thank Norah P
Reviewed 1 June 2014

Time well spent. Insightful and detailed musical presentations. Even Willie Clancy's own signature is still preserved on the wooden ceiling beams. If you want to learn and understand more about traditional music then this is a MUST visit.

Date of experience: August 2013
2  Thank ChristineWhyte
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