Visitors interested in exploring the history and culture of Tralee should spend some time in the numerous local museums which use artifacts and art exhibits to help travelers explore these aspects of Tralee life.  Some top picks include:

  • A Day in the Bog is a living history museum which uses live demonstrations to show visitors what it was like to work on a bog in the old days when Tralee was a more traditional and less modern location.
  • Bin Ban Gallery is a historic home and art gallery which travelers can visit to get a sense of the art history of the area.
  • Blennerville Windmill is a working windmill which many visitors enjoy seeing because of the relationship it creates between understanding the past and experiencing the present in Tralee .
  • Kerry County Museum (formerly known as Kerry the Kingdom) – was voted "ireland's Museum of the Year 2009" and was higly commended for its Education and Outreach Programme. The Museum is located in the Ashe Memorial Hall along with the Tourist Information. Its interactive approach makes it a favorite for families (children go free -adult amission €5). It has four exhibitions covering the history and archaeology of County Kerry from the first Stone Age settlers on the Dingle peninsula to Antarctic explorer Tom Crean. The Medieval Experience is a reconstruction of Tralee in the year 1450 complete with the sound sounds and smells. For more information see or find Kerry County Museum on Facebook
  • Windmill Arts Gallery is one of the most popular modern galleries in Tralee today and is an excellent museum pick for those people who are more interested in learning about local art than in exploring the history of the area.
See for more information about these and other museums and attractions in Tralee .