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

Phone

203-582-6500

Hours

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

Website

ighm.org

Upcoming Events

The Impact of Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum: A Lecture by Niamh O’Sullivan

Curator Niamh O’Sullivan will discuss the impact and legacy of Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum and its plans for the future. A small reception will follow the...

9/27 6pm
Irish Whiskey Tasting

The word “whiskey” (or whisky) comes from the Irish (or ‘Gaelic’) uisce beatha, meaning water of life. Enjoy a night of tasting and learning guided by...

10/6 6:30pm
Family Day at Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum

A scavenger hunt and various crafts will be offered throughout the day for children and families. The 10 a.m. public tour will be family friendly, focusing...

10/21 10am
Musical Performance by Declan O’Rourke

Declan O’Rourke released his debut album, “Since Kyabram,” in 2004. The record debuted at No. 5 on the Irish album charts and achieved double-platinum...

11/2 7pm

Recent Events

Afternoon Tea

8/20/2017

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