Tipperary Museum of Hidden History is a state-of-the-art interactive visitor experience in the heart of Ireland’s Ancient East at Clonmel’s civic centre. A Museum was first established in Parnell Street, Clonmel in the 1940’s with the new premises officially opened during 2000 in Mick Delahunty Square, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary. The Museum is located on the site of a former prison and was the location of Ireland’s only Borstal from 1906 – 1956. In 2019 the newly redeveloped and re-imagined Tipperary Museum of Hidden History opened to the public on Thursday 24th October 2019, following joint investment of €500,000 from Fáilte Ireland and Tipperary County Council.
Tipperary Museum of Hidden History is a state-of-the-art interactive visitor experience in the heart of Ireland’s Ancient East. The Museum brings Tipperary’s rich hidden history vividly to life through memorable historic characters and amazing stories. Expect to be surprised and intrigued by what you find!
Immerse yourself in stories of castles and conquests, courage, superstition, murder and death. Explore tales of two worlds, from rural life in 19th century Tipperary to the Big Houses of the Suir Valley. Learn about one man and his boat and meet a host of heroes from the world of sports and entertainment. This multi-sensory experience is a must-see on your journey into Ireland’s Ancient East.