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Newry and Mourne Museum

Bagnels Castle 36 Castle Street | 1A Bank Parade, Newry BT34 2BY, Northern Ireland
+44 28 3031 3178
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The outside of the building does not advertise the value of the presentations inside. A short visit... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
PADDY M
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This was my second visit to the museum and as a native of Newry I found it to be very informative... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
brendan1063
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22 Jan 2018
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Bagnels Castle 36 Castle Street | 1A Bank Parade, Newry BT34 2BY, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The outside of the building does not advertise the value of the presentations inside. A short visit will give the casual visitor a great contextual contact with the town and area. The bonus factor is that the Tourist Information Office also shares this location, so...More

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Reviewed January 22, 2018

This was my second visit to the museum and as a native of Newry I found it to be very informative and I discovered new things which I missed on the first visit. Easy parking and free admission should encourage everyone to pay a visit...More

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Reviewed November 6, 2017

There is a free conducted tour on most Sundays of the year. You are encouraged to book in advance and many of the most popular exhibitions are oversubscribed

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Reviewed October 3, 2017 via mobile

Today we had an excellent visit - the museum is well laid out and easy to get around. The staff are friendly and approachable. It's a very worthwhile place to visit.

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Reviewed August 10, 2017

I have been to museums that are of similar or smaller size that charge so the fact it is free is surprising in itself. It had a lovely layout. Newry has a fascinating history and it was great to see it presented history from all...More

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Reviewed April 20, 2017

Small but interesting museum. Didn't like the sign saying assistance with finding accomadation incurred £3 charge. Surely we should encourage people to stay in area. A coffee shop would be a bonus as you could easily spend a day here. Receptionist wasn't the most helpful...More

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Reviewed November 11, 2016

Excellent exhibition, cultural and very informative place to visit . Staff extremely helpful and knowledgeable. History of N.Ireland explained in words and pictures also offers a FREE audio facility explaining exhibits on each floor.

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Reviewed July 26, 2016

I took my granddaughter aged 7 here for an afternoon. She loved it as much as I did. She particularly loved being able to dress up in "older time" clothes, as she put it. The museum is full of local history. I particularly loved the...More

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Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

It's more about a bakery was here than a Newry museum. But it's interesting. Plenty of parking. Worth a visit if in the area. A few rooms with political posters etc from BOTH sides of Northern Ireland.

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Reviewed March 10, 2016

This small museum has a fascinating collection of items relating to local history. The exterior structure of elegant modern design surrounds the historic core of Bagenal's Castle. It is really worth the detour to see the ancient Banquet room that is regularly used for seminars...More

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