Hennigan's Heritage Centre, Swinford

4.8
#7 of 18 in Museums in County Mayo
Hennigan's Heritage Centre is located in Swinford. Make Hennigan's Heritage Centre a part of your Swinford vacation plans using our Swinford driving holiday website .
Create an itinerary including Hennigan's Heritage Centre
map
Hennigan's Heritage Centre Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5.0
70 reviews
Google
5.0
TripAdvisor
  • We visited Tom's heritage centre whilst on a family holiday. It is in my opinion an outstanding experience, Tom has a wealth of knowledge and anecdotes and should be declared a national treasure. He w...  more »
  • Hennigan's has been my go to place whilst researching Counties Mayo / Sligo areas. Tom Hennigan has a vast knowledge of Irish Country Life esp. in Western Ireland. I could listen to Tom discuss Irish ...  more »
  • I tried for three days to telephone to make a booking but I could never get an answer, I did not want to turn up and find we could not get in, the telephone is engaged the whole time, I have been befo...  more »
Google
  • Have been back to this place numerous times ..Tom is a great storyteller and recounts the history of the house and sourounding area with passion...A brilliant collection of heritage pieces... Recommend 100%... But best to book ahead of your visit...
  • The tour begins with the host welcoming you to his family home, he will seat you and begin to recount the history of the house, farm and his family. Very personal, engaging and fascinating to hear. He will then take you on a tour of a much more modern and bigger facility where he has hundreds of unique historical artifacts. It all ends with some tea and scones. This is a quirky, unique opportunity to experience the history of Mayo first hand. Not to be missed if you're interested in something different that encourages some thinking and introspection. We loved it.
  • Very well done! We liked it a lot. Tom brought his story at a marvelous way. It is still in our head and heart. Many thanks!!
  • Tom Hennigan is a fantastic host who brings the past to life. His knowledge of local history is unbelievable. He will bring you back through time and show you how life was for people living in rural Ireland over the years. Tom your genial host is a natural storyteller, I highly recommend a visit for all ages, You won't be disappointed.
  • After visiting Mayo for many years we finally got around to visiting Hennigan's Heritage centre and it was fantastic! Tom is very welcoming and an excellent guide who really brings the stories to life. It was a fascinating insight into life in Mayo in years gone by and I will definitely be recommending a trip to Tom's to friends and family.

Plan your trip to Swinford

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Swinford

Browse hotels, guesthouses, and unique homes and book your stay on the world's leading accommodation sites.
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor