The Model, home of the Niland Collection, Sligo

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Art Gallery Architectural Building
The Model, home of the Niland Collection is located in Sligo. The Model, home of the Niland Collection is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our custom trip planner, Sligo Edition.
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  • We were impressed by The Model, an art museum housed in the repurposed Model High School, a sober columned affair with interior spaces and a modern add-on that lent themselves to galleries with long s...  more »
  • Not a very big collection, but free entry and nice quiet space to sit. Free wifi, cafe and clean bathroom. I didn't care much for the Ronnie Hughes exhibition- not sure what to make of all the circles...  more »
  • A stunning collection of art by Jack Yeats is the highlight of the collection and is undoubtedly worth seeing..it has been lovingly collected over many years and is a great asset to the town.The setti...  more »
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  • At a Convention, lovely building, great facility.

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Where to stay in Sligo

The town of Sligo boasts a number of lovely accommodations, including hostels and guesthouses, while the landscape surrounding the town is dotted with hotels catering to a range of budgets. If you want to surf away your holiday or explore the setting that inspired Yeats, stay in a bed and breakfast in Sligo town along Old Dublin Road. If you prefer to stay in a more natural setting, explore options in the surrounding countryside. In either case, you will be able to access the alluring coast and the town's historical monuments easily.
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