Cavan County Museum is located just 35km away from Killeshandra. The museum houses the material culture of County Cavan and surrounding districts. Exhibition galleries feature unique Stone Age, Bronze Age, Iron Age and Medieval artifacts.
World War One Trench Experience and Exhibition Gallery.
Cavan County Museum is now home to the largest outdoor replica trench open to the public in Ireland and the UK. The Trench is becoming a must-see attraction for visitors since it opened in August 2014 and includes sound and visual effects to enhance the experience and educate visitors on life in the trenches in World War One.
The trench, built to the specifications and manuals of the Irish Guards and used by the Royal Irish Fusiliers at the Battle of the Somme 1916 is over 350m long and includes frontline, communication and support trenches. Over 6000 sand bags were used in its construction
Opening Time: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 10am - 5pm
Closed Sunday & Monday