Immerse yourself in stories of castles and conquests, courage, superstition, murder and death.

Tipperary Museum of Hidden History is a state-of-the-art visitor experience in the centre of Clonmel, Co. Tipperary in the heart of Ireland’s Ancient East. This new Museum brings Tipperary’s rich hidden history vividly to life through characters, stories and one of the largest museum collections in Ireland. 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 on the Suir Valley. Come face to face (literally) with Oliver Cromwell. Learn about one man and his boat and meet a host of heroes from the world of sports and entertainment such as Maurice Davin, Tom Kiely, Lena Rice, Frank Patterson, Mick Delahunty and Tommy O’ Brien.

This multi-sensory experience is a must-see on your journey into Ireland’s Ancient East.

  • A Message in Time Exhibition
  • 1916 Easter Rising Exhibition
  • Conservation lab and environmentally controlled store room and galleries

Opening times:

Tuesday-Saturday, Year-Round

See website for details.


Free Admission

Getting There


Tipperary Museum of Hidden History is located in the elegant 18th century town of Clonmel the heart of Ireland’s Ancient East, an hour or two from most Irish cities. Cork Airport is 100km away, Shannon Airport 105km, Dublin Airport 180km. Clonmel is beautifully situated in the lush green landscapes of Ireland’s Golden Vale, on the banks of the Suir River with the Comeragh Mountains rearing to the south. The town retains much of its original 18th century atmosphere and elegant streetscape with a fascinating history, a vibrant arts and culture calendar, successful festivals, and excellent accommodation and services.

Clonmel is just 26km from the Rock of Cashel,19kms from Cahir Castle, 26km to Ormond Castle, Carrick- on – Suir, 52 km Kilkenny Castle and 45km to Waterford Medieval Museum and Bishops Palace.

Map Location: 52.355780, -7.698799
Contact Tipperary Museum of Hidden History

Mick Delahunty Square, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary, Ireland

Eircode: E91 Y891
T: +353 (0)761-065 252
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