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Carrickfergus Museum & Civic Centre

Antrim Street, Carrickfergus BT38 7DG, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9335 8241
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A brief history of Northern Ireland in 1/2 an hour

It was raining and we wanted to get out of the rain. Google maps showed that we were around the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lawrence Ian G
Campbelville, Ontario, Canada
via mobile
day out with a friend .

went to see this quad ant exhibition in the carrickfergus museum civic centre ,great art of all... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Belfast, United Kingdom
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Antrim Street, Carrickfergus BT38 7DG, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9335 8241
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was raining and we wanted to get out of the rain. Google maps showed that we were around the corner from the Carrickfergus Museum, so we dropped in. To our surprise there was no admission fee. At the entry is a children's play area....More

Thank Lawrence Ian G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

went to see this quad ant exhibition in the carrickfergus museum civic centre ,great art of all kinds by Joanne Campbell and Steve diamond and other artists ,well worth a visit ,spoiled for choice , you would just love to buy everything ,I'm getting a...More

1  Thank 323sadie1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place has the free-to-enter town museum, a great restaurant, toilets, and exhibition spaces with new stuff to see every month. That, and quite a few curiosities to check out in the main area, like the painted cow statues. Today I had lunch in the...More

1  Thank Steveodo
Reviewed 30 August 2017

This museum is small but very informative on the history of the area. both the Castle and the City. nice way to spend a couple of hours.

Thank Marty M
Reviewed 17 August 2017

While a small museum it is presented in a first rate manner. They have hundreds of years of history and a fine collection to present. Would they had a larger facility to tell their story. We were also greeted by a member of staff with...More

1  Thank bettyribble
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Came across it by accident but is really good and is free to go to especially with a family. Doesn't take long todo but with the castle so close it is of good historical interest.

1  Thank Stephen D
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

This is a nice little free museum. It does have a trail for kids but you need someone at the desk. Spent maybe 20 minutes there but it was interesting i well recommend if you've been to the castle and you got the 5 hours...More

Thank Helen M
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Many people visit the Castle and don't realize that this place is just a stones throw from the Castle. We visited as a group and one of the Ladies was or guide taking us round explaining the exhibits and telling us thus history overall a...More

Thank Willie N
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Small museum plenty of local history and free to enter. There is a wee play area for kids which is well used and worth a visit.

Thank jackieweb
Reviewed 23 April 2017

This museum tells a fascinating story of the turbulant history of Carrickfergus from the times of stone axes and hand to hand battles right through to the present day. It has some great displays to keep the whole family interested. Allow at least two hours

Thank rochesterrambler
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