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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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Excellent venue

Today we had an excellent visit - the museum is well laid out and easy to get around. The staff... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
FrequentTraveller066
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Armagh, United Kingdom
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Interesting & Informative

I have been to museums that are of similar or smaller size that charge so the fact it is free is... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
T K
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Limerick, Ireland
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“local history” (3 reviews)
“worth a visit” (3 reviews)
“bakery” (3 reviews)
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Bagnels Castle 36 Castle Street | 1A Bank Parade, Newry BT34 2BY, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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.

Thank FrequentTraveller066
Reviewed 10 August 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

Thank T K
Reviewed 21 April 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

Thank Patricia50953
Reviewed 11 November 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.

Thank Flyn
Reviewed 27 July 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

Thank UrsD1963
Reviewed 26 July 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.

Thank frankm654
Reviewed 11 March 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

Thank thomas481
Reviewed 7 March 2016

very pleasant day out, I took my elderly father here for a day trip. he enjoyed it, although it wasn't very accessible and he got quite tired. great if you arew in the area and its raining, perhaps i wouldn't travel very far to see...More

Thank anifilez
Reviewed 25 February 2016

This is a very interesting building which from the outside does not do it justice. Take a trip inside to see remmants of past days gone by, so much to see in the museum,worth a visit.

Thank Margaret M
Reviewed 16 December 2015

On a high hill overlooking the Clanrye River and downtown Newry, Northern Ireland sits a nice old building that used to be McCann's Bakery (Victoria Bakery before that) for decades. I have friends who's deceased father worked there all his life. It was during his...More

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