Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University

    Location: Greater New Haven
  • 3011 Whitney Avenue, Hamden, CT 06518
  • (203) 582-6500
  • http://ighm.org/


Hours: Wednesday, Friday, Saturday 10-5
Thursday 10-7
Sunday 1-5
Closed Mondays and Tuesdays

Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University is home to the world’s largest collection of visual art, artifacts and printed materials relating to the Irish Famine that occurred from 1845-52. The museum preserves, builds and presents its art collection to stimulate reflection, inspire imagination and advance awareness of Ireland’s Great Hunger and its long aftermath on both sides of the Atlantic.