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Newry and Mourne Museum

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Address: Bagenal's Castle , Castle Street | 1A Bank Parade, Newry BT34 2BY, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: 28 3031 3178
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10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Sun 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

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Small museum covering the history of Newry, laid out over 3 floors with additional temporary displays. It is located inside the 16th Century Bagenel's Castle, which was only... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 9, 2015
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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English first
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

I love all things irish. Love seeing the old photos and reading real stories from locals who experienced it. The only thing that lets this place down is where it is situated. There is no real solid historical proof that this castle existed and I found it quite sad to return home to find it built over the old monastery.... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Small museum covering the history of Newry, laid out over 3 floors with additional temporary displays. It is located inside the 16th Century Bagenel's Castle, which was only rediscovered in the 1990s when it was found to form the core of a disused bakery. Despite it's relatively small size, it manages to convey a lot of history about the local... More 

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Newry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Great local history location. Lots of local souvenirs to buy. Also has lots of events and activities for kids and adults throughout the year.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Well thought out and very interesting displays. A lot of local history and information about the locality

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Armagh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

This is a lovely informative and well laid out museum. The staff are friendly and informative. The exhibits are very well positioned and labelled and its an excellent place to learn about Newrys History.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Firstly one must congratulate the local council for such an inspiring facility. The artifacts and display generally covers the Newry and South Down history but also extends to the whole country. The museum is well laid out and the staff is very helpful. The museum affords one the opportunity to appreciate life in Newry in yesterday year. I have attached... More 

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Crewe, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

Very well laid out museum with lots to see and do. I have family history in Newry and it was nice to chat to local staff who could help with some place names. Next year I will be booking some time to do some research

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Newry, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

Very well laid out and design is excellent. Great insight into the local area, a must for all historians and interest in South Down!

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Newry, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

lovely place to visit, friendly staff, great exhibitions, good facilities brouchers available on other attractions in area

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

from the time before recorded history to the medieval days when the site of the museum was the site of a castle up through nineteenth century prosperity as a trading port to the Troubles of being a border town in the twentieh century, this museum does a fine job of sharing the history of the region. there's a small gallery... More 

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Additional Information about Newry and Mourne Museum

Address: Bagenal's Castle , Castle Street | 1A Bank Parade, Newry BT34 2BY, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: 28 3031 3178
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  County Down  >  Newry
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

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