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Newry and Mourne Museum

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Very informative and interesting

From the outside it doesn't look like much-but inside is a very informative and interesting museum... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2018
FrequentTraveller066
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The outside of the building does not advertise the value of the presentations inside. A short visit... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2018
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Bagnels Castle 36 Castle Street | 1A Bank Parade, Newry BT34 2BY, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 20 June 2018

The museum had information about the local Heritage Walk through town, the Mourne Mountains, etc. Staff were super helpful. Bagnel's Castle doesn't exactly look like a castle, its more like a modern building that was built over a fortified (castle like) house but still pretty...More

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Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

From the outside it doesn't look like much-but inside is a very informative and interesting museum. The floors contain a lot of artifacts from around Newry as well as the history of the area.

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Reviewed 14 May 2018

The outside of the building does not advertise the value of the presentations inside. A short visit will give the casual visitor a great contextual contact with the town and area. The bonus factor is that the Tourist Information Office also shares this location, so...More

2  Thank PADDY M
Reviewed 22 January 2018

This was my second visit to the museum and as a native of Newry I found it to be very informative and I discovered new things which I missed on the first visit. Easy parking and free admission should encourage everyone to pay a visit...More

1  Thank brendan1063
Reviewed 7 November 2017

There is a free conducted tour on most Sundays of the year. You are encouraged to book in advance and many of the most popular exhibitions are oversubscribed

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Reviewed 4 October 2017 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

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