Irish Linen Centre & Lisburn Museum

Places to See | Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland.

The Irish Linen Centre, one of the museums and galleries in Northern Ireland, showcases one of Ireland’s best known industries. It’s aim is to collect, safeguard and interpret artefacts and information relating to the Irish linen industry and the history of Lisburn and the Lagan Valley,making them accessible now and preserving them for the future.

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.

This County Antrim visitor attraction also showcases events and exhibitions which recreate and honour Lisburn’s rich, local history.

There is no admission charge and its location means it is easily accessible when visiting Lisburn City Centre.

Address: Irish Linen Centre & Lisburn Museum, Market Square, Lisburn, Co.Antrim BT28 1AG

2 Responses to Irish Linen Centre & Lisburn Museum

  1. Do you have a short DVD on the process of manufacturing linen from flax to final product that would be suitable for use in a primary school classroom?
    James Duggan

    James Duggan May 23, 2014 at 9:38 am Reply
    • Hello James

      We’re not affiliated with Irish Linen Centre & Lisburn Museum. We’re bloggers and photographers who happened to take 360° photos there. Your best bet is to contact them directly on 028 9266 3377

      Thanks for your comment. Hope you get sorted.

      Thomas May 23, 2014 at 11:08 am Reply

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