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

Blind Contour Sculpture Tours

Assistant Manager Margaret Vaughan will lead several hour-long tours of the Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum sculpture collection. Six sculptures throughout the...

7/13 5:30pm
Blind Contour Sculpture Tours

Assistant Manager Margaret Vaughan will lead several hour-long tours of the Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum sculpture collection. Six sculptures throughout the...

8/10 5:30pm
The Paintings Speak: Creating Dramatic Monologues Inspired by the Artwork in Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum

August 16, 17, 18 9 to 11 a.m. $45 (for three days) Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum will host a three-day children’s storytelling workshop in August. After...

8/16 9am
The Paintings Speak: Creating Dramatic Monologues Inspired by the Artwork in Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum

August 16, 17, 18 9 to 11 a.m. $45 (for three days) Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum will host a three-day children’s storytelling workshop in August. After...

8/17 9am
The Paintings Speak: Creating Dramatic Monologues Inspired by the Artwork in Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum

August 16, 17, 18 9 to 11 a.m. $45 (for three days) Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum will host a three-day children’s storytelling workshop in August. After...

8/18 9am

Recent Events

CT Open House Day

6/10/2017

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