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Irish Republican History Museum

Conway Mill 5 Conway Street, Belfast BT13 2DE, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9024 0504
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Conway Mill 5 Conway Street, Belfast BT13 2DE, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9024 0504
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Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

It's free to enter so what the hey. Spend 10m reading the signs and walking round this very very small 400 sq ft room. A nice distraction from the Belfast cathedral right next door.

Thank infinitium
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Found this place when walking down the Falls Road and glad we did. Run by volunteers it has many exhibits of artifacts from the Irish troubles from both sides of the struggle. Lifesize models wearing various uniforms from the period along with weaponry, artifacts made...More

Thank JohnS1960
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Came across this randomly when driving down to the mill for something else and popped in. Although small had a lot of memoriblia and artifacts about - was also free. Had a few people from the taxi ours in wandering around also so got to...More

Thank Unar123
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

We came here whilst on a tour of Belfast and it was really good. A real insight into the republican history. Lovely man inside answering lots of questions and adding very positively to the whole experience.

Thank Holzfrog
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

The sad story of women imprisoned or workers in the mill, unthinkable in modern times yet still happening in under developed poverty impaired pets of the world Obviously a labor of love for the woman's family

Thank Gail C
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Herein lays the history of our past, with authentic artefacts from the turbulent war years with the british gov and their proxy soldiers in the unionist paramilitary organisations. It also charts the prison struggle, the people who were involved, and tells the story from the...More

Thank Ozzy1916
Reviewed 23 August 2017

I've often heard about the IRA prisoners crafting things when incarcerated and took the chance to visit this museum on a recent trip to Belfast. It covers the modern uprisings against the British starting from 1798 through the Fenian rebellions up to the Troubles. In...More

Thank Dacr0
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed our visit to the Irish Republican History Museum at Conway Mill. It houses a huge collection of Republican prisoner crafts, memorobilia as well as historical artefacts belonging to Republican, loyalist and British State Forces which have been collected over the years. This is...More

Thank MarkMDublin
Reviewed 26 June 2017

This free museum is essential for anyone interested in Belfast's modern history with its emphasis on the recent (post-1960) history but it does go back to the 1910s decade of revolution. Has a collection of weapons and replica weapons, uniforms, posters, artefacts big and small...More

Thank Seasonedtraveller028
Reviewed 25 February 2017

We stumbled onto this place after visiting the mill. Incredibly interesting to show the side which you don't here from your dzily newspaper. I retesting artefacts which bring the Irish republican struggle for independence to live. Some may fi d the experience difficult when you...More

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