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Museum of Free Derry

55 Glenfada Park, Derry BT48 9DR, Northern Ireland
028 7136 0880
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Ranked #2 of 96 Attractions in Derry
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: History Museums, Museums
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Type: History Museums, Museums

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

The Free Derry Museum was one of the highlights of my visit to Derry. It gave a fairly unbiased look into Bloody Sunday, by focusing on facts, and explaining the timeline up until recent years. I definitely recommend a visit to have an understand Derry's place during the Troubles, and to see its effect on their modern history.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014 via mobile

Lovely trip out here and would recommend to anyone. Was recomended by family and friends on a visit to Ireland and myself and family really enjoyed the day. Would advise to book something else to do also and does not take up a full day

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

I have now had the pleasure of visiting this fine museum on two occasions, each time I have met John, he is a gentleman and gives a real insight in to the past history of Derry - in particular The Bogside. There are some displays and stories that are sad and may even make some people angry, however John has... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

John the guide was able to give the perspective of someone who's family was tragically affected by the events of Bloody Sunday. The Museum has a fine collection of artefacts all donated by local people. The items on display bring home the true nature of the events of Bloody Sunday. Shocking in places but not to be missed.

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Sowerby Bridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

A must if your in Derry Very interesting look at the troubles in N/Ireland and at times i found it emotional

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

I have done quite a bit of reading and watching but the visit to this museum added the needed context. Set aside a half hour to look and listen. Located in the heart of free Ferry among the murals and the everyday life of those who live there.

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Gold Beach, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

This small but comprehensive museum is a must on a trip to Derry. Located near the murals, it really is worth planning an hour or two to visit after taking in the murals. If you are at all interested in this sad period of history, make the time to visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Our walking tour guide suggested we take this one in. Very sobering, You want to allow time to just look and read various stories.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

A museum with guides who have personal relationship to the story. People without regret, but with desire to tell their story. Thanks Adrian.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Gives you an extensive history of the city and it's formation. It stays neutral politically. There is a great exhibit right now of one of the Armada ships that sunk of the coast.

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