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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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  • The museum is quite small but condenses a good deal of history and information into its limited space.  more »
  • This small museum is new, and I had thought it would focus on the history of The Great Hunger. There was some history, but it was mostly art and artistic responses to the Hunger. I'm curious to see if...  more »
  • 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 »
  • Great museum. Highly recommended whether you are Irish American or just want to learn about history.
  • Truly astounding place. Not a typical museum. It feels very much alive and makes that terrible history present.