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Address: The Mall | English Street, Downpatrick BT30 6AH, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: 44-28-4461-5218
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12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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One of Downpatrick's highlights

Great day out with lots of interesting info. The cells depict how things were in those days. Would definitely recommend a visit and best of all it is free.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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N.Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Great day out with lots of interesting info. The cells depict how things were in those days. Would definitely recommend a visit and best of all it is free.

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County Londonderry, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

I with my wife and kid went to the museum and we were pleasantly surprised by what we found. The museum is situated in the old County Gaol used as a prison, place of public hanning and military barracks. There is a museum showing life from the Stone Age all the way through WWI, WWII to the sixties. It has... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This is a small local museum with an amazing amount of historical interest. Not really for children under about 8 (I reckon) but every one else will enjoy a morning or afternoon there - and it is free (donations greatfully accepted).

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Well worth a visit. Very good WW1 exhibition. The staff were very helpful. A previous reviewer mentioned that it was difficult to park .If you are in reasonable health then you can park in the the free car park behind the bus station and walk up the steps to the museum.

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Castlerock, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

I booked this visit for a group of explorer / network Scouts that are training for an explorer belt. We visited the museum as a group and were allowed to stay overnight in the old prison cells. The staff were fantastic gave us a great tour, extended us every courtesy and made our visit a really fun experience. Really interesting... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Had a day off work, myself and girlfriend drove down from Belfast to Downpatrick. Discovered this museum after walking towards the old gaol. Went in expecting just to see a few things but there was an exhibition of World War 1 with really interesting local stories and an exhibition of photos of monastic sites around Down. The old gaol cells... More 

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Killyleagh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The Down County Museum is well worth a visit. So much of local interest in a building which is itself fascinating. The staff are so willing and helpful. Other places in Downpatrick seem to get more publicity, but this is a wee treasure.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Great place to vist even when its wet staff very helpful and they sure do know their stuff well done all

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

This is a pretty outdated attraction with basically not much to see. Main attraction is its free entrance. Dont take a car as there is very limited parking for visitors and the traffic wardens police the street constantly dishing out tickets to unsuspecting visitors. Really not worth it.

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Lisburn, Co Antrim
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We visited the Downpatrick Museum last Thursday 17/07/2014, it is fantastic and not to be missed, the staff are friendly and more than helpful. It is located a very short distance from Down Cathedral where St Patrick is buried, so please visit the Cathedral first and then the Museum, it is free to visit both, The museum is modern it... More 

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Additional Information about Down County Museum

Address: The Mall | English Street, Downpatrick BT30 6AH, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: 44-28-4461-5218
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Downpatrick
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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