Kerry County Museum
|Kerry County Museum|
|Location||Tralee, County Kerry, Ireland|
Kerry County Museum is a museum located in Tralee, County Kerry in Ireland. The museum is based in the Ashe Memorial Hall in the centre of Tralee. The aim of the museum is to collect, record, preserve and display the material heritage of Co. Kerry. Under the National Monuments Act (1994) and the National Cultural Institutions Act (1997), it is a designated repository for archaeological artefacts in Co. Kerry.
The contains artefacts from throughout the history of Kerry including sunflower pins worn from the Bronze Age, and duelling pistols used by the Liberator, Daniel O'Connell, in the early nineteenth century.
It incorporates 'Kerry: The Kingdom' and an exhibit which depicts life in medieval Geraldine (from the FitzGerald family) Tralee in 1450.
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