The North Mayo Heritage Centre, Ballina

#14 of 19 in Museums in County Mayo
Specialty Museum · Museum
The North Mayo Heritage Centre is located on the grounds of Enniscoe House. The centre houses the North Mayo Family History Centre, which provides genealogical research for parishes in the northern part of Co. Mayo.

Our centre is a not for profit enterprise which provides local employment. By visiting our centre or using our research services, you are helping the local economy.

The Heritage Centre includes a Museum displaying an impressive array of local farm and household artefacts and an exhibition area with an ongoing cultural programme.

The organic garden training centre is a local point of interest in North Mayo, producing organically grown fruit and vegetables. Providing training workshops to educate the community in how to grow organic, about sustainability and the environment.

The Organic garden is used by external training providers to deliver courses in horticulture up to FETAC Level 6.

County genealogy centres have provided employment in their communities for over 30 years. Our centre has both full and part time staff. We also provide placements for individuals participating in Pobal programmes and FÁS training schemes (Community Response, Local Training Initiative, Community Employment).
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  • The entrance and driveway to this centre was the worst ever. It was littered with craters of potholes all the way in. The surface on some the walks was very poor and in need of of serious upgrading  more »
  • This is a small heritage centre with quite a few exhibits. It is worth a visit if you are in the area  more »
  • Nice place found along a small country lane. Various wooded walks and trails. Small museum and several gardens. Recommend having a snack and tea in the cafe. Lots of organic produce on sale from their garden.
  • This place is a hidden gem well worth a visit, a great cafe and a small heritage museum with scenic walks around the gardens. Highly recommend.
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