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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 Ireland's Great Hunger Museum can be observed as a art museum or a history museum It relates the story of the Great Hunger is paintings and sculpture. The pain of and suffering comes through clear...  more »
  • It's a small museum on the campus of Quinnipiac University in Hamden, CT that tells the story of Ireland's "potato famine" in the mid-1800's. Learning the story of that helps to develop an understandi...  more »
  • The museum is quite small but condenses a good deal of history and information into its limited space.  more »
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  • I love history and I'm part Irish. I love learning about my Father's Family History and hunger in general. I volunteer many hours on a quest to end world hunger. I was hungry as a child. Ta, Ta, Great Place!
  • 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.

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