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Excellent Museum which tells the Story of the Bogside

Excellent museum that is a perfect accompaniment to the Bogside History Tours which finish outside... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Trowbridge, United Kingdom
Must See Museum When Visiting the Derry Area!

My wife and I recently toured Northern Ireland....experienced the taxi tours in Belfast, did the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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The award-winning Museum of Free Derry recently re-opened its doors in the Bogside following an extensive redevelopment and offers a full multi-media exhibition on the civil rights and early conflict era in the city, including Battle of the Bogside...more
55 Glenfada Park | Bogside, Derry BT48 9DR, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Excellent museum that is a perfect accompaniment to the Bogside History Tours which finish outside of its door. Holds some fascinating information and artefacts from the terrible times that the people of the Bogside had to endure but finishes with the truimph of the Savile...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I recently toured Northern Ireland....experienced the taxi tours in Belfast, did the City Walk the Walls tour in Derry, and visited the Tower Museum, etc. On our last day we decided to visit the Museum of Free Derry (not really expecting to...More

Thank edfromnj
Reviewed 1 week ago

A must visit when in Derry - interesting and informative museum located in the Bogside. It tells the story of the civil rights movement in Northern Ireland along with the Battle of the Bogside, Internment, Bloody Sunday.

Thank Cat B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum is small, but informative. You'll learn about the history of the troubles in Northern Ireland. You can pay in Euros, but Northern Ireland uses the pound. Parking was a bit tough to find... we went to a pay lot a few blocks away.

Thank Jason S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So grateful to have visited and listened to the eyewitness experience of James Toy. He shared a considered, informative, wise and insightful account of his experiences during the troubles and violence of Bloody Sunday. We learnt about the events following and proceeding and appreciated getting...More

Thank Louise E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Want to know the truth about Bloody Sunday don’t miss this! Great place and nice people who know personally about the troubles.

Thank karicter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is THE most amazing Museum I have ever visited..the building itself reflects the content inside and the sound waves cut into the outside wall are the sound of the song sung on the historic march ...such care and attention to detail was stunning. Inside...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very disapointed on our visit to this museum.Basically press cuttings and photos which can be seen in every book about the troubles.Half an hour or so and your finnished.2nd floor was a waste of time.And all for the rip off sum of £6 per person.Can...More

Thank bluerayliverpool
JulieannCampbell, Public Relations Manager at Museum of Free Derry, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Sir/Madam We're very sorry that your experience visiting the Museum of Free Derry was disappointing. We can assure you that of the 132 physical artefacts currently on display here, only three of these are reproductions. The other 129 artefacts are original and authentic, donated...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This museum tells the story of the events leading up to the Free Derry declaration in the Bogside, the Sunday Massacre, and what followed. To better grasp the complexities of the Troubles and especially the history that led to them, you also need to visit...More

Thank Paul K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very moving experience that helps one understand what life was like for so many in such a difficult time. The audio was difficult to hear in some areas, but overall well worth a visit, give yourself enough time to explore.

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Response from JulieannCampbell | Property representative |
Hello, our apologies for not seeing this question sooner. We do stock a small array of Free Derry-inspired merchandise and a wide variety of books related to the conflict and civil rights within the museum's reception. We... More