Jackie Clarke (1927-2000) was a Ballina Business man and a genius collector of Irish historical material. In 2005 his widow, Mrs Anne Clarke, gifted his collection to Mayo County Council for the people of Ballina, Mayo and Ireland.

The award winning Jackie Clarke Collection—one man, 100,000 items—spanning 
400 years of Irish history. Located in a restored 19th century bank in the centre of Ballina with a newly designed walled garden.

Special features of the attraction include a memory booth where you can record your own memories and interactive touch-screens throughout. Suitable for all ages.

Highlights
  • 100,000 items—spanning 
400 years of Irish history
  • Award winning Collection
  • Located in a restored 19th century bank in the centre of Ballina with a newly designed walled garden
  • Memory booth where you can record your own memories
  • Interactive touch-screens throughout
Open

Open Year Round

Tuesday to Saturday: 10:00–17:00

Specialist tours can be booked in advance

Prices

Admission Prices 2018

Admission is FREE

Useful Information

PARKING: Street parking pay & display
. Coach parking available.

Getting There
  • 43.6km from Ireland West Airport (42mins)
  • 60.2km from Sligo (55 mins)
  • 55.1 km from Westport (49mins)
  • 114.6 km from Galway (1hr 52mins)
Map Location: 54.114686, -9.153103
Contact The Jackie Clarke Collection

Pearse Street, Ballina, Co. Mayo, Ireland


Eircode: F26 A368
T: +353 (0)96 73508
E: clarkecollection@mayococo.ie
W:
www.clarkecollection.ie
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