1951 John Ford's greatest movie "The Quiet Man"
starring John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara and Barry Fitzgerald
was made. It was set in the beautiful west of Ireland
with filming being centred in the village of Cong on
the Mayo-Galway border.
Man Cottage Museum
Man Cottage Museum is a novel concept which will give
the visitor a total Quiet Man experience as if they
were actually 'on-set'. Located by the river at Circular
Road, Cong, between actual locations used for the filming,
the ground floor of the cottage has been designed as
an exact replica of 'White-o-Mornin' Cottage.
effort has ensured that all the furnishings, artefacts,
costumes etc are authentic reproductions. The four poster
bed and the tables and chairs which 'Mary Kate' cherished,
the thatched roof, emerald green half door and white
washed front combine to charm all those who visit it.
Man Cottage Museum" is a must for any Quiet Man
enthusiasts, or even those wishing to visit a typical
Irish cottage of the 1920's.
for yourself this unique journey into the past