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Irish Linen Centre & Lisburn Museum

Irish Linen Centre & Lisburn Museum

This award-winning museum in Lisburn’s 17th century Market House offers a perfect outing, which brings the history of linen to life. Visitors can see the heritage of craft skills in the daily demonstrations of spinning and hand loom weaving and can admire the treasures of costume and damask linen.

Patterson’s Spade Mill

Patterson’s Spade Mill

Discover the history and culture behind the humble spade. Listen to the hammers, smell the grit, feel the heat and witness the thrill on a guided tour of traditional spade-making, vividly capturing life during the Industrial Revolution.

Ballymoney Museum

Ballymoney Museum

At Ballymoney Museum visitors can explore the vibrant history of the Borough. On display are rare finds from the Bronze and Medieval periods as well as exhibits associated with the political upheaval of the late 18th century and the United Irish Rebellion.

The museum also holds a unique collection of artefacts and memorabilia associated with Irish Motor Cycle Road Racing.

Andrew Jackson Cottage

Andrew Jackson Cottage

A traditional thatched Ulster -Scots farmhouse built in 1750’s.
The Andrew Jackson Cottage at Carrickfergus, highlights the strong connection between Carrickfergus, America and Ulster-Scots, as well as telling the story of Andrew Jackson, the 7th president of USA, whose parents emigrated to America from Carrickfergus in 1765.

Crumlin Road Gaol

Crumlin Road Gaol

Crumlin Road Gaol is a former prison situated in North Belfast, Northern Ireland. Designed by Sir Charles Lanyon, the Gaol was built between 1843 and 1845 it is the only Victorian era prison remaining in Northern Ireland and was one of the most advanced prisons of its day.

The Registry Armagh

The Registry Armagh

Behind the facade of Vicar’s Hill, one of the houses is not what it seems….With the appearance of a residential house, number 5 inside is an amazing hexagonal stone building, formerly safe storage for documents, now a gem of a little museum- not to be missed!

Dan Winters House

Dan Winters House

Nestling in the heart of Armagh is the Ancestral Home of Dan Winter, one of the founders of the Orange Order. Accepted as the meeting place following the Battle of the Diamond, where the decision to form the Orange Order was made.

Titanic’s Dock & Pump-House

Titanic’s Dock & Pump-House

The Pump-House was once the beating heart of Harland & Wolff’s operation during the construction of the great White Star Liners – Britannic, Olympic and most famously the RMS Titanic. Astonishingly, the dock could be pumped dry of its 26 million gallons of water in just an hour and a half – a rate of two swimming pools per minute!

Grey Point Fort

Grey Point Fort

This gun site was built to protect the mouth of the Belfast Lough from enemy invasion and now houses a little military museum. Centrepiece is a 12ft by six inch diameter naval gun which was installed in 1992. It is nearly a century old and was brought from Spike Island in Cork Harbour which also had a defensive fort. Grey Points two guns were sold for scrap in 1957 after the disbanding of the coastal artillery.

Bellaghy Bawn

Bellaghy Bawn

Bellaghy Bawn is a fortified house and bawn (the defensive wall surrounding an Irish tower house). This 17th Century Bawn is the best restored example to be found anywhere in Northern Ireland. The Original Bawn was virtually destroyed in the 1641 rebellion when the greater part of Bellaghy was burnt to the ground.

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