Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum

Address: 3011 Whitney Avenue
Hamden, CT 06518
Phone: 203-582-6500

This museum at Quinnipiac University exhibits of art, artifacts and literature related to the Irish Famine/Great Hunger that occurred from 1845–52. he museum contains the world’s largest collection of Great Hunger-related art by noted contemporary Irish and Irish American artists as well as a number of period paintings by some of Ireland’s most important 19th-century artists.