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Carrickfergus Museum & Civic Centre

Antrim Street, Carrickfergus BT38 7DG, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9335 8241
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East Antrim U3A art show

I like to call in here and see what's new in the exhibition halls. One show was astronomical... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Steveodo
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Carrickfergus, United Kingdom
Nice little museum

Carrickfergus is a town rich in history and the museum is a great way to show how important this... read more

Reviewed 9 March 2018
Robert B
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Antrim Street, Carrickfergus BT38 7DG, Northern Ireland
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+44 28 9335 8241
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 9 March 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
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Reviewed 13 February 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
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Reviewed 23 December 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 4 October 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
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Reviewed 4 October 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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Reviewed 1 October 2017

This place has the free-to-enter town museum, a great restaurant, toilets, and exhibition spaces with new stuff to see every month. That, and quite a few curiosities to check out in the main area, like the painted cow statues. Today I had lunch in the...More

1  Thank Steveodo
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

This museum is small but very informative on the history of the area. both the Castle and the City. nice way to spend a couple of hours.

Thank Marty M
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Reviewed 18 August 2017

While a small museum it is presented in a first rate manner. They have hundreds of years of history and a fine collection to present. Would they had a larger facility to tell their story. We were also greeted by a member of staff with...More

1  Thank bettyribble
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Came across it by accident but is really good and is free to go to especially with a family. Doesn't take long todo but with the castle so close it is of good historical interest.

1  Thank Stephen D
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