The Tuam Mill
Museum is the only preserved corn mill in the West of
The museum provides general information on the history of
milling, the town of Tuam and assistance to visitors tracing
their ancestry.10.00-17.30 (Monday-Saturday)
Museum is at present housed in the Little Mill and the
Millers House. The Mill is the only preserved mill in the
west of Ireland. This museum was opened in 1974 and
consisted of a water powered corn mill complete with its
machinery. The museum closed down in 1977 and reopened its
doors again to the public in 1980. Since then it has opened
every summer to cater for the tourists coming to town.
In the Millers House there is a display of miniature models
of four types of mill. The tour of the Mill includes a slide
show on the history of Tuam and its surrounding areas.