National Transport Museum, Howth

Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
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3.7/5 based on 35 reviews on the web
The National Transport Museum of Ireland is based in the grounds of Howth Castle in Ireland.The museum is located in the Heritage Depot, Howth Demesne, Howth, Ireland (entry is via gates to Deer Park Hotel). 60 vehicles are currently in Howth on display. The oldest items date from second half of the 19th century, the newest 1984. It features buses, lorries, trucks, fire engines, trams and tractors. Also exhibited is the restored Hill of Howth No.9 Tram.The museum is run on a voluntary basis, and is funded by a minimal entry fee, unlike The National Museum, National Gallery and National History museums, who are funded by government.
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  • A nice place for coupling with visit of the Castle. The caretaker is an old man very sympathetic. The means are too close sometimes and not at all you can climb but it's a nice trip to the past.
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  • The National Transport Museum is conveniently and pleasantly located near the Howth Castle. It includes a very large collection of beautiful and fascinating vehicles, including a horse-drawn milk cart...  read more »
  • I walked up a lovely drive, meet a beautiful castle, followed the directions to the transport museum, wow a bloody shed ! nearly turned and walked away. The government should put there hands in there ...  read more »
  • Brings back good memories
  • Like the way it wasn't that organised and the way it wasn't very "safe". Great to see all these vehicles.
  • Great selection of vehicles and friendly staff!
  • It's very beautiful and there's a beach quite close to it
  • Delightful informal collection of all sorts of vehicles. Tell your kids (grandkids) about the olden days! Be careful...only open14.00 to 17.00 weekends and hols
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