The Sheep & Wool Centre is a visitor attraction situated in the heart of Connemara on the breathtaking Killary Harbour.
The Centres mission is to foster awareness of the traditional sheep and wool-craft industry in the west of Ireland.
A short introductory DVD is also available in English, Irish, French, German & Italian. A visit to the museum will answer all your woolly or sheepish questions!
The Sheep and Wool Gift Shop stocks everything from knitting yarn and ceramics to woollens and souvenirs, with prices to suit most pockets. The café on-site, Bia Blas specializes in home cooked food and baking.
Mid March to September: 09:30–18:00
November to Mid March: Closed
Museum Tour Times
Monday to Friday, March to October: 10:00/12:00/14:00/16:00
Saturday and Sunday, April/May/October & November: 12:00/13:00/14:00
June, July and August: 10:00/12:00/14:00/16:00
Admission Prices 2020:
Senior (aged 65+): €5.00
Student (with vaild ID): €5.00
LANGUAGES: A short introductory DVD is also available in English, Irish, French, German & Italian
DINING / REFRESHMENTS: The café on-site, Bia Blas specializes in home cooked food and baking
SHOPPING: Sheep and Wool Gift Shop stocks everything from knitting yarn and ceramics to woollens and souvenirs
PARKING: Free parking
GUIDED TOUR: See history come to life and get hands on with carding, spinning, weaving and woolcrafts.
Leenane lies on the N59, Connemara’s coastal scenic route The museum is located in the centre of the village
Leenane, Connemara, Co. Galway, Ireland
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