The Mid-Antrim Museum at The Braid features galleries showcasing an impressive collection of fascinating artefacts of both local and national significance, alongside an exciting range of changing exhibitions.
The museum is located in the historic buildings of the 18th-century County Gaol of Down. The old Gaol of Downpatrick was was opened in 1796 and until its closure in 1830 housed many thousands of prisoners.
The prison complex covers one acre and contains three main structures. These comprise a cell block to the rear, a central Governor’s Residence and two gatehouses flanking the main entrance, all set within a high perimeter wall.
Brush up on your Ulster Rugby knowledge with a visit to The Nevin Spence Centre and a fully guided tour of Kingspan Stadium, home of Ulster Rugby. Officially opened August 2015, The Nevin Spence Centre is a vibrant and fitting education and heritage centre at Kingspan Stadium in memory of young Ulster player Nevin Spence.
Based at the Odyssey Complex in Belfast W5 is unlike any museum you have visited as there is not one “Do Not Touch” sign in sight!
W5 is hard to put into words as it is an experience – W5 stands for whowhatwherewhenwhy – the five questions we all ask of everything…
Learn something of the fascinating saga of the area in Northern Ireland’s most visited small museum, located around a covered courtyard at the rear of Bangor Castle.
One of Ireland and Europe’s most important heritage sites – Hill of The O’Neill. From here the famous O’Neill dynasty utilized a stunning 360˙view of the province of Ulster to rule Gaelic Ireland for over 300 years.
Located within the city’s Walls, First Derry Presbyterian Church has a significant historical context. It is believed to be on the site of an earlier Presbyterian church founded in 1690, as a reward for the bravery of the Presbyterian’s during the Siege of Derry in 1689.
The Apprentice Boys Memorial Hall was opened in 1877, dedicated to the memory of the thirteen Apprentice Boys who closed the City gates in 1688.
Leginn Cornmill is a grade B2 Listed Building. It is steeped in history from it’s very beginnings through it’s working life and on to the more recent renovations which have given it a whole new lease of life.
This museum in Derry is dedicated to telling the rich railway history of the city and surrounding area. At the heart of the exhibition is a recreated railway station platform