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Ireland's Great Hunger Museum
3011 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06518
Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum is a museum with exhibits and collections related to of the Irish Great Hunger of 1845–1852. Opened in 2012, the museum is part of Quinnipiac University. Exhibits focus on paintings and sculpture related to the Great Hunger. The museum also features a collection of printed materials relating to the starvation that occurred throughout Ireland from 1845–52 and the forced emigration that resulted.
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