The sad story of women imprisoned or workers in the mill, unthinkable in modern times yet still happening in under developed poverty impaired pets of the world Obviously a labor of love for the woman's family
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Herein lays the history of our past, with authentic artefacts from the turbulent war years with the british gov and their proxy soldiers in the unionist paramilitary organisations. It also charts the prison struggle, the people who were involved, and tells the story from the...More
I've often heard about the IRA prisoners crafting things when incarcerated and took the chance to visit this museum on a recent trip to Belfast. It covers the modern uprisings against the British starting from 1798 through the Fenian rebellions up to the Troubles. In...More
Really enjoyed our visit to the Irish Republican History Museum at Conway Mill. It houses a huge collection of Republican prisoner crafts, memorobilia as well as historical artefacts belonging to Republican, loyalist and British State Forces which have been collected over the years. This is...More
This free museum is essential for anyone interested in Belfast's modern history with its emphasis on the recent (post-1960) history but it does go back to the 1910s decade of revolution. Has a collection of weapons and replica weapons, uniforms, posters, artefacts big and small...More
We stumbled onto this place after visiting the mill. Incredibly interesting to show the side which you don't here from your dzily newspaper. I retesting artefacts which bring the Irish republican struggle for independence to live. Some may fi d the experience difficult when you...More
This is a good archive of the Republican history in Northern Ireland that's probably more suited to those that already know something about the troubles. Not a must visit but a good museum nonetheless, best of all it's free.
Brilliant place to read and learn about what happened in Belfast and northern Ireland, real eye opener. A lot of time and effort has gone into the museum, thank you for a very memorable and educational trip, def on top of my recommendation list to...More
We found the museum by chance whilst visiting Conway mill. It's a really interesting place with loads of artefacts, most form the 60s 70s and 80s but many right back to the Easter rising, surprisingly history from the unionist side too. Anyone who is interested...More
A gem in the heart of the Falls. If you are interested in Irish history especially the present conflict this is the place to visit. Full of memorabilia photograph s and stories.