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North Down Museum

Closed Now: 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Small, free and friendly

A great spot to visit. Attractions include a hive of bees in an observation station (summer months... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Bangors History

A compact Museum at the rear of Bangor Castle on more than 1 floor setting out the history of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Donaghadee, United Kingdom
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“local history”(8 reviews)
“walled garden”(11 reviews)
“mini cinema”(2 reviews)
North Down Museum tells the story of the North Down area from the Bronze Age to the present day through a series of rooms, each dedicated to a particular era of history. Key artifacts on display include the Bronze Age Ballycroghan Swords, the Bangor...more
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Town Hall The Castle | The Castle, Bangor BT20 4BT, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A great spot to visit. Attractions include a hive of bees in an observation station (summer months only) lots of artefacts, a dressing up area, models, a little shop and the delicious Coffee Cure coffee shop which is well worth a visit for yummy tray...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A compact Museum at the rear of Bangor Castle on more than 1 floor setting out the history of the castle and past Important Families responsible for Bangors origins.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There's a lot more to see here than we thought . Plenty of interesting displays covering diverse subjects . Well set out , clean and comfortable . We would most definitely recommend a visit .

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Reviewed 1 October 2018

This wonderful museum has a little bit of everything within its walls. Of particular interest was the Monks Cell which aims to re create life in Early Bangor, during monastic times. Beanna Chor was a very important seat of learning in the ancient world with...More

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Reviewed 20 September 2018

What an interesting exhibit and in a museum that was very nicely structured. Learned a great deal about the area and surely loved the helpful staff that provided extra insight (and recommendations for our continued visit in the area). Lovely!

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Reviewed 18 September 2018

An absolute gem and the perfect accompaniment to a stroll through the castle, the museum hosts a diverse range of fascinating exhibits. A true credit to the town.

Thank FileasPhogg
Reviewed 29 August 2018

There are some very interesting exhibits outlining the history of the area and a decent cafe too. as it is quite small you can get round in a reasonable time. it is free too.

1  Thank Jackie H
Reviewed 14 August 2018

A great overview of early settlement of this area. As an added bonus there is a good cafeteria serving excellent homestyle food.

Thank Sagebrush
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

I went here yesterday for lunch with my mum. The ladies stood behind the counter watching me as I couldnt decide what I wanted which then really put the pressure on me as there wasnt a queue. I went for the beef in a tomato...More

2  Thank KLC195
Donna W, General Manager at North Down Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Thank you for your comments following your recent visit. The Café is run independently from ourselves. To enable the Café Operator to liaise with you, could you possibly send us your contact details. We look forward to welcoming you back to North Down Museum in...More

Reviewed 10 July 2018

This is an interesting museum to visit. Small but compact. There is also a lovely cafeteria to visit in the grounds.

1  Thank Irene C
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