Ireland's Great Hunger Museum

Ireland's Great Hunger Museum is located at 3011 Whitney Avenue. The museum serves as home to Quinnipiac's collection of visual art, artifacts and printed materials relating to the starvation and forced emigration that occurred throughout Ireland from 1845 to 1852. Ireland's Great Hunger Museum houses the world’s largest collection of Great Hunger-related art and educational resources.

3011 Whitney Avenue, Hamden CT 06518 USA




Wednesdays 10am − 5pm; Thursdays 10am − 7pm; Fridays & Saturdays 10am − 5pm; Sundays 1pm − 5pm; Mondays & Tuesdays Closed


Upcoming Events

Helena Byrne Storyteller/Singer Performance

Combining her love of Irish folklore and passion for the performing arts, Helena regularly performs as a seanchaí (Irish storyteller). Helena interweaves...

3/23 6pm
Pictures vs. Words? Public History, Tolerance, and the Challenge of Jacob Riis: A lecture by Dr. Edward O’Donnell

Through his pioneering use of photography and muckraking prose (most especially in How the Other Half Lives, 1890), Jacob Riis earned fame as a humanitarian...

4/26 3:30pm
Harp Recital

This is a music concert for those students who participated in Harp lessons over the Spring 2017 semester.

5/9 5pm

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