Experience the rich history of Ireland’s past at Strokestown Park House and the new National Famine Museum, located just a short twenty minute drive from Gleeson’s Townhouse in Roscommon. Strokestown Park House is a beautifully restored 18th century estate that offers visitors a glimpse into the lives of the landed gentry of the time. The grand house is surrounded by stunning gardens and parkland, perfect for a leisurely stroll. The newly opened National Famine Museum tells the story of the Great Famine of the 1840s and its impact on the Irish people, through a variety of interactive exhibits, artifacts and guided tours. The museum also has a genealogy centre to help visitors trace their ancestors who may have been affected by the famine. These must-see historical sites are the perfect complement to your stay at Gleeson’s Townhouse, offering a unique and educational experience for all ages. Immerse yourself in the history of Ireland and gain a deeper understanding of the country’s past, all while staying in the comfort and luxury of Gleeson’s Townhouse.