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Small museum that used to be the town gaol. It is free to enter and delves into the history of Carrickfergus. Full of interesting artefacts and information. Cafe and toilet facilities inside and an aviation history section at time of visit. Free parking available in...More
Even though the Museum is quite small it's packed with interesting displays and well worth visiting .
There's a great play area for small children and a café .
You could easily spend a few hours here on a cold or wet day .
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
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
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
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
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