Museum & Visitor Centre
Heritage House is a museum & visitor centre located in Abbeyleix, Co. Laois.
The exhibition halls house objects and documents which tell the long history of the town and surrounding areas. Covering everything from folklore and ancient history to how the modern town came to be so beautiful, time spent in Heritage House is an entertaining learning experience.
Drop in to learn about Abbeyleix’s unusual link to the Titanic, and the stories of some of our most prolific immigrants and discover the connections the town has to Francis Bacon, Vivienne Westwood and Launt Thompson.
A variety of tour options are provided within the museum as well as walking tours of the town of Abbeyleix, suitable for individual visitors or groups.
A genealogical service is available for visitors wishing to trace their local roots.