There are lots of ways you can support Strokestown Park House, Gardens & National Famine Museum.
Visits, donations, membership, and volunteering, as well as bequests, sponsorship, and collaborative partnerships, all play an important role in helping us to run Strokestown Park House, Gardens & National Famine Museum and conserve its collections and archives.
Strokestown Park is managed and cared for by the Irish Heritage Trust, which is a registered charity. This means that every contribution you make, from your admission fee to the price you pay for coffee and cake, is ploughed back into supporting conservation and public access to Strokestown Park House, Gardens & National Famine Museum, and our sister properties, collections and museums across Ireland.
The simplest way to support Strokestown Park House, Gardens & National Famine Museum is to spend a wonderful day here!
- Experience the faded grandeur of Strokestown Park’s Palladian House on a guided tour.
- Explore the National Famine Museum to gain local and national perspectives on the Great Irish Famine.
- Enjoy the natural beauty of our garden and woodlands.
- And call in to our Woodland Café and shop for delicious treats and thoughtful gifts.
Donations enable us to carry out the repairs and conservation work that Strokestown House and Gardens require. They also help us to share Irish heritage stories with people of all ages in Ireland and beyond.
Why not join the Irish Heritage Trust to benefit from access to all of its properties across Ireland throughout the year?
Membership gives you a wonderful way to support Irish heritage conservation and make the most of Ireland’s wonderful houses and gardens too!
Did you know you can take on an active role in helping to conserve Strokestown Park House, restore its gardens, and share its compelling stories?
There are lots of opportunities for you to get involved, from tour guiding to collection care, and we’ll help you match your skills and time with what’s needed at Strokestown Park House, Gardens & National Famine Museum.
Leave a legacy that honours the past
Donations made through legacies make a substantial difference to the work of the Irish Heritage Trust. If you would like to leave a gift in your will to the Irish Heritage Trust and its work at Strokestown Park House, Gardens & National Famine Museum, you can choose to make a general bequest or dedicate your gift to a specific project, such as our work with the Strokestown Park Famine Archive, for example. Your thoughtful legacy will help us honour the past and act as a gift to future generations too!
[link to IHT – bequest mechanism]
Partner with the Irish Heritage Trust
Strokestown Park House, Gardens & National Famine Museum and the Irish Heritage Trust work closely with like-minded organisations – including Fáilte Ireland and Westward Holdings – through a variety of partnerships structured around sponsorship, shared ownership, and information sharing. If you are interested in partnering with us in any way, we would love to hear from you!