Welcome to the Sligo Folk Park in Riverstown, County Sligo
Sligo Folk Park is located in the beautiful village of Riverstown, County Sligo. This community based attraction provides a true experience of rural life and Irish heritage at the turn of the 19th Century. The Folk Park is set in the grounds of the authentically restored Millview House, which was originally built in 1873 by George Reid a farmer, shoemaker and the local church sexton. Stroll around the park and visit the wonderful museum and evocative exhibition hall which houses one of Ireland’s finest collections of rural history and agricultural artefacts.
Catering to all ages and group sizes, Sligo Folk Park has something for everyone. With 12 different exhibits and 6 acres of space, social distancing is easy. Please call ahead on 071 916 5001, to book in a time to tour the site, to ensure a safe and enjoyable day at Sligo Folk Park. We are located 15 minutes from Sligo Town and from Boyle in County Roscommon. View our COVID policy.
SELF GUIDED TOUR & AUDIO GUIDE
Catering to all ages and group sizes, Sligo Folk Park has something for everyone. With 12 different exhibits and 6 acres of space, social distancing is easy. Please call ahead on 071-9165001, to book in a time to tour the site, to ensure a safe and enjoyable day at Sligo Folk Park.
Self Guided Audio Tour
- Adult €10
- Children aged 4 to 16 years €5*
- Family of 4 €25.00
*Children under 4 go free.
**Children under four are not included when calculating the family rate. There is a charge of €5 for every additional child between the age of four and sixteen years.
We are delighted to host a variety of events down through the years from our annual Santatown to our Vintage & Heritage Day on the June Bank holiday weekend. We also have a host of new events for the little kids to enjoy on our 6 acre site. From our Easter Egg Hunt, Summer in the Park to Halloween Monster Bash and Picnic in the Park. Days out to suit all the family.
Currently our events calendar is paused but we hope to resume it in 2021.
Sligo Folk Park: Self Guided Tour & Audio Guide
Latest News & Events
The Teddy Bears Picnic returns to the park on the 28th of July 2022
It’s time for all the Teddies to pack up a picnic and bring their children to Sligo Folk Park for the Teddy Bear Picnic. Riverstown will be the Teddy capital of the northwest on Thursday 28th July as mini picnickers and their furry friends have Teddy-themed crafts, fun and [...]
Join the Friends of Sligo Folk Park
For just €25, you can become a Friend of Sligo Folk Park. Your FOSFP card will provide free entry to the Folk Park for you and your direct family members for twelve months. Other invited guests will receive 10% off their admission price and you will also receive 10% off any items in our gift shop. More than that, you will gain the satisfaction of knowing you are helping a community-run project to continue providing a much needed historical and cultural hub in the heart of beautiful Riverstown. You can purchase your card online now or at reception. T&C Apply.
OUR OPENING TIMES
OCTOBER – MAY
MONDAY – FRIDAY
10am – 5pm
CLOSED SUNDAY & BANK HOLIDAYS