Larne Museum & Arts Centre

Places to See | Co. Antrim, Ireland



Built in 1905, this historic building opened its doors to the public in 1906 as the Carnegie Free Library following financial assistance from the American millionaire and philanthropist Mr Andrew Carnegie.

This cosy museum in Northern Ireland is home to Larne Museum & Arts Centre.

The main gallery hosts permanent displays reflecting the agricultural, industrial, military and maritime history of the area. The temporary gallery plays host to a variety of temporary exhibitions throughout the year. These can include in-house or touring exhibitions and exhibitions by local groups and individuals. The building is also home to Larne Drama Circle and Larne Art Club.

A number of events are held throughout the year which can include family fun days, education programmes, musical evenings, storytelling, murder mysteries, art workshops and more.

Opening hours of this Co Antrim visitor attraction are Monday to Friday, 10.00am – 4.30pm.

Address: Larne Museum & Arts Centre, 2 Victoria Road, Larne, Co. Antrim BT40 1RN



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