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McIlwaine Fine Art

8 Agnew Street, Larne BT401RF, Northern Ireland
028 2827 5460
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Ranked #8 of 17 Attractions in Larne
Type: Art Galleries, Shopping
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Type: Art Galleries, Shopping
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Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Carrickfergus, United Kingdom
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247 reviews 247 reviews
147 attraction reviews
619 helpful votes 619 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

FREE to enter. It is great to see a really BIG Sam McLarnon watercolour, and interesting to see several of his early watercolours. They have different, bolder colours, and blocky rocks, reminding me of the style of (very handsome) classic tourist posters. You can also see and compare some of his oil paintings here, all in one room. I also... More 

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scotland
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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

call in to have a look around and spoke to the owner who I had known many years ago before I left Larne. some really lovely works of art well worth a look aroune

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Whitehead, United Kingdom
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39 attraction reviews
216 helpful votes 216 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

What a wonderful display of different art to find in Larne! It's always very interesting to see what's on display from many famous local artists, contemporary and from the past. The owner, Mr. McIlwaine is always very accommodating, he'll go and fetch a painting from elsewhere if you need to see it, or lend out ones he owns to exhibitions... More 

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Carrickfergus, United Kingdom
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147 attraction reviews
619 helpful votes 619 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

I do enjoy visiting this place. The owner is always very friendly, even though he knows I’ll never buy anything! Despite this, he is very happy to talk about all the pictures in the gallery, and the artists who painted them. While there I've seen him chatting away to other visitors just the same way. If you’re a tourist who... More 

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Whitehead, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

They have a lot of old fashioned landscape paintings by some well known local artists. Some horse pictures also. The place is small but bright and there are a great many pictures all around. The owner is very friendly and didn't mind at all that I was only in there to have a look.

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