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Armagh County Museum

The Mall East, Armagh BT61 9BE, Northern Ireland
+44 28 3752 3070
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One of the better County Museums

The Museum is centrally located on the Mall in Armagh, although parking is difficult. it is... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
184marthas
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Lewes, Delaware
Very knowledgeable staff

Looking for ancestors is always a challenge and when the archive librarian was not available we... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2017
Louise H
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Wyong, Australia
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Designed like a small Greek temple, this museum features an extensive collection of specimens, documents and artifacts that reveal the rich and varied history of the County of Armagh, from prehistoric times to present-day.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
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“stone age” (2 reviews)
“spent ages” (2 reviews)
“clothing” (3 reviews)
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The Mall East, Armagh BT61 9BE, Northern Ireland
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+44 28 3752 3070
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

The Museum is centrally located on the Mall in Armagh, although parking is difficult. it is extremely well done with exhibits on the history of the area and its peoples including ones showing how they used straw to weave, the tools they utilized, etc. Quite...More

Thank 184marthas
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Looking for ancestors is always a challenge and when the archive librarian was not available we were given instructions to the address of a lady living around the corner from the museum, who may be able to help us.

Thank Louise H
Reviewed 15 August 2017

The main museum was just the same as when my husband lived in Armagh about 40 years ago! However they do have galleries that change and they were interesting. Staff very friendly

Thank Jrfamily15
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Travelled here as a skeptical tourist, however was very impressed! Tardis like building as looks so small and petite from the outside but inside is another story! I would recommend to take a whole day out for this attraction as lots to read and see....More

1  Thank laurencewilson85
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Free entry. I didn’t see the guy sitting behind a counter at first. He was very chatty, so it was a pity I was in a hurry. I liked the show of paintings by George Russell in the smaller room downstairs. Upstairs was a far...More

2  Thank Steveodo
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Very helpful and interesting attendant (Don) We learned a lot about County Armagh and Irish history in general.

Thank formersandman
Reviewed 25 February 2017

If you are in Armagh visit the museum. Perhaps we visited on a off day as the staff were obviously rearranging displays. There seemed no rhyme nor reason to the exhibits and no explanation given. However its free and worth a look!

Thank YvonneNorthenIreland
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We visited here thanks to European Heritage Day.What a deceiving place, the exhibits are amazing! Of special note was the kind staff member who treated us like royalty. He spent ages with us and was very interesting and helpful. As a bird-watcher, i was in...More

1  Thank Colin B
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

A small, neo-classical building overlooking the Mall, this museum was small but delightful. Most of the exhibits are truly local to the area- rocks, Neolithic artefacts, militaria, Viking silver, but the costumes were particularly special. There was a stunning mid-18th century dress in Spitalfields silk...More

Thank jackychina2015
Reviewed 26 July 2016

I have visited this Museum since childhood days! Exhibitions are of great local interest and from time to time photographic exhibitions are held. Would be easy to miss this one but take some time out and support a super local offering.

Thank Richard M
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