We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Carrickfergus Museum & Civic Centre

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Save
Share
Review Highlights
Nice Small Museum

The museum is small and won't take long to get round but is well laid out and informative. Staff... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Adam P
via mobile
Kane Atlas map.

I call in here often, to see what's on show. The Thrifty Threads exhibition had lots of patchwork... read more

Reviewed July 17, 2018
Steveodo
,
Carrickfergus, United Kingdom
Read all 86 reviews
202
All photos (202)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“fire engine”(9 reviews)
“horse drawn”(6 reviews)
About
Closed Now
Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
See all hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
14°
Sep
11°
Oct
Nov
Contact
Antrim Street, Carrickfergus BT38 7DG, Northern Ireland
Website
+44 28 9335 8241
Call
Reviews (86)
Filter reviews
86 results
Traveller rating
40
34
9
3
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
40
34
9
3
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsfire enginehorse drawnsuits of armourlocal historyglass roofexhibition roomsstone agefree entrymain areaarrow headsshort visitgreat artsouvenir shopsalmonworth a visitpaintingsexhibits
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 86 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The museum is small and won't take long to get round but is well laid out and informative. Staff are nice and friendly. A museum for only one visit and not worth making a specific trip for but if you're in the area worth popping...More

Thank Adam P
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

Popped into and hopefully to see something intetesting but the exhibit was about fabric. So not my cup of tea or the kids.

Thank Laurence B
Reviewed July 17, 2018

I call in here often, to see what's on show. The Thrifty Threads exhibition had lots of patchwork quilts. Some zig-zagging red and white ones were LOUD. In the museum across the way there is a lot to see. I found myself examining a map...More

1  Thank Steveodo
Reviewed May 23, 2018

For such a small town, the civic centre was amazing with a range of facilities for both residents and visitors, incluidng a Cafe, a wonderful museum and play area for babies

Thank Michael D
Reviewed April 4, 2018

I like to call in here and see what's new in the exhibition halls. One show was astronomical photos, and included globes of the Moon and Mars. Yesterday I went twice, calling back to see again a really varied art show. It had some fabulously...More

1  Thank Steveodo
Reviewed March 8, 2018

Carrickfergus is a town rich in history and the museum is a great way to show how important this town once was. Free entry is a bonus, but the open times aren't great, it really should be open 7 days a week, to encourage people...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed February 12, 2018 via mobile

Popped in for an hour to learn about the area and see artefacts found in the castle archaeological excavations. I recommend visiting the castle first and if you have time or interest walk pver road to museum. Self guided, but warm and not too much...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed December 22, 2017 via mobile

The Carrickfergus Civic Centre is a pleasant venue with a souvenir shop, Tourist Centre, Cafe and art exhibitions. I can highly recommend.

Thank thewanderer300
Reviewed October 4, 2017 via mobile

It was raining and we wanted to get out of the rain. Google maps showed that we were around the corner from the Carrickfergus Museum, so we dropped in. To our surprise there was no admission fee. At the entry is a children's play area....More

Thank Lawrence Ian G
Reviewed October 3, 2017

went to see this quad ant exhibition in the carrickfergus museum civic centre ,great art of all kinds by Joanne Campbell and Steve diamond and other artists ,well worth a visit ,spoiled for choice , you would just love to buy everything ,I'm getting a...More

1  Thank 323sadie1
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 5 hotels in Carrickfergus
Dobbins Inn Hotel
341 reviews
.12 km away
Premier Inn Carrickfergus Hotel
648 reviews
.54 km away
Loughshore Hotel
704 reviews
1.53 km away
Parklands
14 reviews
3.17 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 75 restaurants in Carrickfergus
Mayur Indian Restaurant
357 reviews
.27 km away
Castello Italia
166 reviews
.41 km away
Ownies Bar
503 reviews
.20 km away
Papa Browns Grill
670 reviews
.43 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 36 attractions in Carrickfergus
Carrickfergus Castle
766 reviews
.29 km away
Marine Gardens
90 reviews
.17 km away
Flame! The Gasworks Museum of Ireland
53 reviews
.42 km away
St. Nicholas Church
60 reviews
.20 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Carrickfergus Museum & Civic Centre staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines