MICHAEL COLLINS HOUSE

museum dedicated to Irish patriot and revolutionary hero

Michael Collins House, Clonakilty is a museum dedicated to Irish patriot and revolutionary hero, Michael Collins. Visit to learn about the “Big Fella” himself, his life story entwined with the history of the fight for Irish independence. The museum is presented in an accessible manner through guided tours, interactive displays, audio visuals, artefacts and more, bringing the history to life for all the family. For those looking to delve into the history further information boards, history talks and our highly qualified tour guides will more than happily engage in debate and answer any questions you may have.

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OPENING HOURS

Due to Government public health recommendations

as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic

Michael Collins House will remain closed

until further notice.

SUMMER OPENING HOURS (MAY 1st – SEPT 29th)
TUESDAY to SATURDAY 10AM -5PM
SUNDAY 12PM-5PM
WINTER OPENING HOURS (OCT 2nd- APR 25th)
WEDNESDAY to SATURDAY 10AM -5PM

LAST ADMISSION 4PM

OUR LOCATION

Directions to Emmet Square

Directions from Clonakilty, Main Street (Pearse St.)- Travel west to the end of Pearse Street, Turn left at end of Pearse St at Bank of Ireland onto Bridge St. , continue straight, pass the statue of Michael Collins and directly across Emmet Sq to Michael Collins House: No. 7, Emmet Sq, Clonakilty.

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Trip Advisor Reviews

      We visited Michael Collins birthplace whilst staying in Rosscarrberry,an amazing place,but would recommended reading some books about this charismatic man.also worth a visit is Bealnablath where he was ambushed... read more

    Climber716497
    12/06/2019

      A small but excellent exhibition/tour. The tour consists of a short initial video and later a video of 13mins. There is lots of interesting information to read and artefacts to... read more

    irlanda08
    11/08/2019

Media Archive

Our media section includes a documentary about the life of Michael Collins, Season 1 of the Michael Collins House Podcast as well as articles & research.

Videos

Including a 16 minute doc. about the life of Michael Collins

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Podcasts

Season 1 of the Michael Collins House Podcast is available to stream

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Articles & Research

Archive of Research Papers

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Whether you’re a local, new to town, or just passing through be a part of our community activities and events

GUIDED TOURS

VISITING MICHAEL COLLINS HOUSE

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