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Tower Museum

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Address: Union Hall Place, Derry BT48 6LU, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: 48-028-7137-2411
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: A museum explaining the political conflict that has shaped the city and...
A museum explaining the political conflict that has shaped the city and the country: a must for those unfamiliar with Northern Ireland's war-torn past.
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If you only visit one museum in Derry, this is a great choice (but wander through the Guildhall if possible). Very nice presentations of historical Derry. We particularly liked... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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The Villages, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

If you only visit one museum in Derry, this is a great choice (but wander through the Guildhall if possible). Very nice presentations of historical Derry. We particularly liked the multi-level story of the routing of the Spanish Armada, and underwater archaeology that found the artifacts on display.

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Armada exhibition was good well laid out. The same goes for the story of Derry exhibition. If you want to find out about Derry's history from prehistoric to present day, this is a must. Staff very helpful.

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Derry, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

A fantastic museum with plenty of interactive guides for visitors. As a local I visited this museum several times and each time I still continue to be fascinated with the history of my home down. The museum is well worth the few quid entrance fee and I highly recommend it to visitors and locals alike. Don't forget to check out... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The Tower museum in Derry is an extremely interesting museum with lots to see and do in it. From telling of the history of the area in wars to the history of Derry down through the ages and through the Troubles it is very insightful. There are movies as you work your way around and lots of exhibits to enjoy.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

It's a go-at-your-own-pace museum with lots of exhibits and plenty of good information. It felt a bit repetitive when I went just after the Guildhall tour. I would definitely go, but I wouldn't do any other historical tours that day. Plan on spending a couple hours as there really is a lot to see!

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Belfast
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

V interesting, v helpful, v accommodating. Thoroughly enjoyed every minute.we will be back. Reasonably priced and well worth every penny.

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Omagh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015 via mobile

We found this museum very interesting and well worth the £9 family entry price. You've got two museums in one really. One about Derry/Londonderry and the other on the Spanish Armada. Both equally interactive and interesting.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Beautifully laid out and history of City to present day fascinating. A must! Loved it! Have recommended it to friends who have/are visiting Derry.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

The info booklet you can get from the information centre let's you get 2 for the price of 1. The museum is decent sized, has a few videos and lots of information about different times throughout Northern Ireland.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Great museum with a chronological history of Derry presented with a modest (i.e. not overwhelming) set of relevant and complementary artefacts. Good short audiovisual presentations in each area to give context. A bonus was another engaging exhibition on the Spanish Armada, and in particular articles recovered from the Armada ship that sank nearby and was found in recent times.

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Additional Information about Tower Museum

Address: Address: Union Hall Place, Derry BT48 6LU, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: 48-028-7137-2411
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Londonderry  >  Derry
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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