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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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  • From the architecture to the artwork to the videos to the informative docent, this is a very special and moving museum. It's quick and easy to find, a short drive from both I-91 and Route 15 (Wilbur C...  more »
  • Connecticut has a gem of a museum: Ireland's Great Hunger Museum in Hamden . What a wonderful and educational way to spend an afternoon. This is a lovely, clean, well designed ,modern ,small museum. T...  more »
  • The museum is beautiful- a somber subject that is handled with art and a video. We happened upon a security guard in the museum who was a wealth of knowledge and gave perspective to the events. Free, ...  more »