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Carrickfergus Museum

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Museum and Civic Centre 11 Antrim Street, Carrickfergus, County Antrim,
Mrs Jacqueline Cuming
T: (028) 9335 8049
F: (028) 9335 0350
E: visitorinfo@carrickfergus.org

Local museum interpreting the long and distinguished history of the town and surrounding area.

Local museum interpreting the long and distinguished history of the town and surrounding area, with artefacts of treasure excavated in Carrickfergus. There are multi-media and audio-visual presentations.

Material from the Council's own civic collection, together with Carrickfergus related material on loan from both private and national collections are on display. There are several 'hands on' interactive facilities giving a fun as well as an informative angle to the displays. The separate 'community archive' features local and social history material, relating to the Borough's recent past.

The archive also gives visitors the opportunity to add their own informative stories, photographs, documents and newspapers to the collection.

Disabled access
Sound Induction Loop system in Gallery
Tours available by appointment.
Curriculum linked education programmes available (booked in advance)