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Cape Clear Museum is housed in a restored old schoolhouse and contains some several hundred artefacts of island maritime and folklife interest.

There are, to date, over 100 framed exhibition panels in the collection which deal with fourteen different themes of island heritage.

Aspects covered in the exhibition panels include : Island History, Shipwrecks, Archaeology, Signal Towers and Telegraphs, Placenames, Famine, Education, Genealogy, Folk and farm, Fishing, Boatbuilding and the Baltimore Fishery School.

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