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Ireland's Great Hunger Museum, Hamden

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The museum preserves, builds and presents its art collection in order to stimulate reflection, inspire imagination and advance awareness of Ireland's Great Hunger and its long aftermath on both sides of the Atlantic.
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  • This is an excellent, albeit small, museum depicting the Irish famine through art. The painting and sculptures are very moving. The museum is free, but please make a donation to support the museum. 
  • This is a top shelf museum that should not be missed. You may take a self tour or join a small group for a guided tour. There is an informative short movie to watch prior to your tour. The curator/gui...  more »
  • This small but motivating glimpse of history give great insight to the reason and reality of Ireland and the immigration phenomena. Please call for hours and when guides are available. Try one of the ...  more »