National Famine Museum | Strokestown Park Awards

The National Famine Museum | Strokestown Park wins History Museum of the Year award

The National Famine Museum at Strokestown Park is proud to announce its prestigious achievement of being named History Museum of the Year by the Luxury Travel Guide international awards. This recognition reflects the museum’s dedication to preserving and showcasing the historical significance of the famine period.

Throughout the year, The National Famine Museum has received numerous accolades, highlighting both the museum itself and the redevelopment project. Recently, it was honored by the Luxury Travel Guide as the History Museum of the Year, following a nomination by readers of the esteemed travel and tourism guide.

Tandem Design win the Institute of Designers in Ireland award

In addition to this remarkable achievement, our interpretation partners, Tandem Design, have been recognized for their outstanding work. They were awarded the prize for “Exhibition, Pop-Up and Set Design” at the Institute of Designers in Ireland (IDI) awards. Furthermore, Tandem Design has been shortlisted for the Engaging People Awards by the Association for Heritage Interpretation (AHI). For more detailed information on the completed work, please visit

Kelbuild Ltd awarded the Irish Construction Excellence award

We would also like to acknowledge the invaluable contribution of our partners, Kelbuild Ltd, who have received the esteemed Irish Construction Excellence (ICE) award for their exceptional work at the National Famine Museum. Their dedication and expertise have played a pivotal role in bringing this project to fruition. Kelbuild Ltd expressed their gratitude, stating, “This deserving project is worthy of recognition and will forever be one of the most invigorating projects we have ever worked on.”

We are immensely proud of these accomplishments and remain committed to providing an exceptional experience for our visitors while preserving the rich history represented within the National Famine Museum | Strokestown Park.

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