Knock Museum, Knock

4.3
#9 of 18 in Museums in County Mayo
Knock Museum tells the story of what happened on the 21st of August 1979, when fifteen ordinary people witnessed an extraordinary event. This event, the Apparition, changed Knock from a small rural village into an international Shrine.

At Knock Museum you will gain some insight into the fifteen local witnesses, their lives at that time and why millions of people have come to Knock on pilgrimage since then.
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  • I enjoy my stay in Knock. The grounds are kept very clean. It is the most Peaceful place in Ireland. A little Peace of Heaven on Earth.  more »
  • You've gone to the shrine, so visit the museum to learn about the visitation and life of Knock and County Mayo at the time and since. There are displays showing a typical house and workshop. There are...  more »
  • the museum gives the backdrop to local life at the time of the apparition, with a mock-up of a home and blacksmith's workshop. It tells about who the people were who saw the apparition and how it was ...  more »
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  • Good food, but seating system is a little too zealous. I feel for the old who have to wait in line to be seated. I don't think they are always treated right.
  • Lovely soups and brown bread. Nicely priced
  • Excelent staff beautiful food
  • Super interesting museum and a great cafe to top it off
  • Nice and holy place to visit.

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