The Athenaeum (1855-1875). Now the Cork Opera House.
From the Michael Lenihan Collection @ Cork Public Museum.
We at the museum are happy to share our Mission Statement, Strategic Management Plan and Annual Reports.
We welcome everyone interested in the history and culture of Cork City. We promote understanding of its material and historical heritage by collecting, preserving and displaying and making them accessible in engaging ways for everyone
Cork Public Museum works to provide a cultural space in which every member of our community feels included. We offer opportunities to learn about Cork and the world beyond, through research, our collections and our interactions with one another
We believe there is strength in diversity
We open our museum to everyone in our community
We provide opportunities for social and cultural exchange and interaction
We work towards sustainability for our museum
We support every persons right to participate in education
We believe that education should be enjoyable
We believe that education can take many forms
Our artefacts open a window on our past, helping us to build our future
We maintain high standards of collections care and documentation
STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT PLAN