Museums of Mayo - museums to visit in County Mayo

Abacus/Ball-frame - Cuntoir

Kiltimagh Railway Museum, County Mayo

Rectangular wooden frame, 19" x 19" on a wooden stand. Total length, 48". Within the wooden frame there are 12 rows of 12 coloured, wooden balls strung through so that they move easily in either direction.

Functioned as a means of very young teaching children to count.

This ball frame was in use in St. Louis Primary School from early 20th century until 1950s

Opening Hours

Daily 2pm - 6pm June to September

Come and share our experience for yourselves. You will be most welcome.

Kiltimagh Railway Museum
Kiltimagh
County Mayo
Ireland

Tel: + 353 (0) 94 938 1132
Email: solanb@gofree.indigo.ie

Publications

  • Parish History, Kiltimagh, Our Life and Times, by Peter Sobolewski & Betty Solan. Price £15 (plus postage)
  • Sean Lavan, produced in conjunction with Kiltimagh GAA: Price £3 (plus postage)

| Kiltimagh Museum | Railway History |
| Raftery | Mike Hogarty | Father Denis O'Hara | Gene Tunney | Sean Lavan |

Items of interest to be viewed at Kiltimagh Railway Museum
| Abacus Ball-frame | Apron | Barber's Pole and Chair | Bedspread or Quilt | Bicycle Permit | Clay Pipe | Copying Press | Cosmetics | Doll | Farming Implements | Gas Lamp | Gas Meter | Gold medal | Life Jacket | Model Locomotive | Locked draws | Glass Case | Olympic Crest 1924 | Police hat and badge | Pottery Hot Water Bottle | Ration Book | Replicas of Boston Famine Memorial | Scales | Scales for eggs | School Clock | Sculpture of the Station Master | Sketch of Raftery | Staff Key | Sundial | Sword | Wooden Trap | Wooden Cradle |