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Welcome To The Sheep And Wool Centre, Leenane

Welcome to the Sheep and Wool Centre. Our mission is to foster awareness of the traditional sheep and wool industry in Connemara.

 Come and visit the Sheep and Wool Museum and learn the history of sheep farming and wool craft in the west of Ireland.
Buy Irish woolens in our Gift shop and stock up on knitting wool and crafts, before being tempted by homemade cakes in An Bia Blas and wandering down the Art Corridor.

For over 25 years, our family business have been welcoming Individuals, families, educational and tour groups to enjoy daily wool craft demonstrations.

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Museum - A rich and unique collection pertaining to the sheep and wool industries of the Leenane region.
Guided Tours And Demos - See history come to life and get hands on with carding, spinning, weaving and woolcrafts.
Audio Visual Room - A history of the wool industry, available in multiple European languages.
Gift Shop - A wide selection of clothing, blankets, wool, craft items and souvenirs.
Café - The Bia Blás café is open every day serving fine homemade cakes, lunches, snacks and beverages.
Gallery Corridor - An eclectic selection of originals and prints from local artists.
Coach Parties Welcome - Coach parties are advised to pre book.



Open Season - Mid March to October
Opening Hours
09:30 to 18:00 (17th March - 30th September)
09:30 to 17:30 (October)
Museum Access is by Guided Tour
Museum Tour Times
Monday to Friday Mar - Oct 10am, 12pm, 2pm, 4pm
Saturday and Sunday March Closed, Apr/May/Oct/Nov 12pm, 1pm, 2pm,
June/July/August 10am, 12pm, 2pm, 4pm
Museum Ticket Prices
Individual - €7.00
OAP/Student - €5.00
Child - €3.00
Family Ticket - €17.00 (2 Adults + 2 Children)
Group (20+ persons) - €5.00 per person
Guided demos daily 

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Leenane Sheep And Wool Centre
County Galway


Phone: +353 (0) 95 42323
Fax: +353 (0) 95 42337