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Carrickfergus Museum & Civic Centre

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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
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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
Carrickfergus, United Kingdom
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Antrim Street, Carrickfergus BT38 7DG, Northern Ireland
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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.

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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
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