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inspired by nature



Welcome to Connemara Sheep and Wool Centre. Our mission is to foster awareness of the traditional sheep and wool industry in Connemara. At our daily wool craft demonstrations, learn about the history of sheep farming and wool craft in the west of Ireland.
Buy Irish woolens in our Gift shop and stock up on knitting wool and crafts, before being tempted by homemade cakes in Killary Café and wandering down the Art Corridor. For over 25 years, our family business have been welcoming Individuals, families, educational and tour groups. Bringing people together to enjoy daily wool craft demonstrations.

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Really enjoyed our visit here. The spinning demonstration was excellent and we learned a lot. The kids enjoyed it too! Just to note you have to ask in the shop to get access to the museum part, we thought it was closed with the rope across but it wasn't. Definitely well worth a visit!


This museum was far more fascinating than expected. Seamus (I'm pretty sure that was his name) is an extremely knowledgeable gem to the trade and showed us so much. He made our visit really special and interesting! Highly recommended! Would love to see more of his work.

Boob Beedoob

This is a cross roads in a beautiful no where. A quiet comfortable seat to recharge batteries for the stunning beauty of the next stage of your journey no matter which road you choose to go. It has what you need when you are feeling good. And the whole wide space of the place is warmly welcoming you in. Call in. Just for a local minute.

James Neary


Can I buy Products from Connemara Sheep and Wool Centre?

Absolutely. We have a store which is open from mid March until the end of October selling knitwear, sheepskins, yarn and crafts . We also sell online.

How much is a ticket to the Visitors Centre

The woolcraft demonstration costs 10 euro per adult, 7 euro per senior/student and 4 euro per child. Family entry is 24 euro for 2 adults and 2 school age children. Bookings can be made through our website or on the day in the Centre.

Where do you source your wool from?

The majority of the wool we sell comes from Donegal Yarns, the largest wool producer in Ireland. We also sell Cushendale Wool which is produced in Kilkenny. We sell 100% Aran wool, Merino and Mohair. blends

What are your opening times?

We open annually from mid March until the end of October. We are open daily from 9:30 am - 5:30 pm.

Is there somewhere close I can grab a bite to eat?

We have a café onsite. It serves everything from light snacks to more substantial meals. We offer home baked cakes and treats. We have seating for up to 45 inside as well as tables outside when the weather allows


Opening Hours from mid March until end October
9:30 am - 5:30 pm daily

Tours and Groups Ticket Prices

Adults - €10
OAP/Student - €7
Child - €4
Family Ticket - €24 (2 Adults + 2 Children (School Age)
Group (20+ persons) - €7 per adult €5 per senior/student
Booking available online