Key Places to Visit
This special exhibition at Knock Museum will be on display from Saturday 13th August to October 31st 2022. This exhibition features copies of celebrated paintings of the Blessed Virgin Mary, mainly from the Italian Proto and Early Renaissance periods, that have been embellished with decorative embroidered designs by Sheelagh, an accomplished artist and embroider. Kindly supported by The Heritage Council.
Knock Museum is an ideal starting point for your visit to Knock Shrine and a delightful experience for visitors of any age. Here you will discover the unique and fascinating story of Knock – covering 140 years of history – and find out why more than 1 million people make the journey to Knock Shrine each year. Knock Museum is accredited to the Museum Standards Programme of Ireland.
This stunning three dimensional model depicts Knock village exactly as it was on the 21st of August 1879, the evening of the Apparition. The village recreation is filled with wonderful miniature details. It offers a fascinating insight into village life in Knock and into the historical and social context of the Knock Apparition.
Knock Museum is open daily from 10am to 5pm and is delighted to offer free admission to all visitors.