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Irish Republican History Museum

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Address: Complex Conway Mill 5 Conway Street, Belfast BT13 2DE, Northern Ireland
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Small but enjoyable

This is a good archive of the Republican history in Northern Ireland that's probably more suited to those that already know something about the troubles. Not a must visit but a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a good archive of the Republican history in Northern Ireland that's probably more suited to those that already know something about the troubles. Not a must visit but a good museum nonetheless, best of all it's free.

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Dhun na nGall, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Brilliant place to read and learn about what happened in Belfast and northern Ireland, real eye opener. A lot of time and effort has gone into the museum, thank you for a very memorable and educational trip, def on top of my recommendation list to others visiting Belfast.

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1 Thank Mo2009
Killinchy, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

We found the museum by chance whilst visiting Conway mill. It's a really interesting place with loads of artefacts, most form the 60s 70s and 80s but many right back to the Easter rising, surprisingly history from the unionist side too. Anyone who is interested in recent Irish history should visit, it's a good day out

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Thank Martybaps
Belfast
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

A gem in the heart of the Falls. If you are interested in Irish history especially the present conflict this is the place to visit. Full of memorabilia photograph s and stories.

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Thank Passioneyes
uk
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Great to see such history of republican stories and artefacts a must for all visiting belfast, forget all your bus tours and that, this is the real McCoy the real story of conflict and struggle for independence

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Newcastle upon Tyne
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

My wife and I visited this museum as part of a black cab tour and it was a sobering experience although as an Englishman I found the experience uncomfortable. As a child of the sixties, the "troubles" were a constant feature on TV as was the Vietnam war so you really need to have an open mind when looking around... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

When you visit Belfast with all its history of political conflict then a visit to this museum is essential to understand why so many have fought for a united republican Ireland for centuries. There are some areas linked to the Protestant position but the vast majority of the exhibits reflect, understandably, Republicanism, and is a tribute to all those that... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

Interesting and eery. Contains the original door to Ailene Hickey's cell and all sorts of other weaponry, badges, uniforms and photos. There is a library at the rear, and you can also sit and watch videos relating to the troubles

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

We came across an advert for this museum strolling up the Falls Road, and ended up in a fascinating place. It's an easy journey from the city centre or you could get one of the 'taxi buses'. It is a tremendous collection and combines the personal histories of individual women and men with the wider context. The staff are friendly,... More 

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Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent museum run by people with first hand experience of the troubles. Something not to be missed is the display case on the use of rubber bullet where the British police killed numerous children with these bullets which done in such a thoughtful manner. The museum is free but any donation is welcome make sure you see the mocked up... More 

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