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Enniskillen Castle

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Fermanagh County Museum at Enniskillen Castle has reopened after undergoing a £3.5 million redevelopment. Enniskillen Castle, situated beside the River Erne in County Fermanagh, was built almost 600 years ago by Gaelic Maguires. Guarding one of the...more
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| Co Fermanagh, Enniskillen BT74 7HL, Northern Ireland
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All reviews military history regimental museum well worth a visit county museum banks of the river different sections interesting displays both adults and children interesting place to visit world war few hours couple of hours car parking on display on site lough erne fusiliers
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Very informative with lots of interesting displays and a nice café to finish with. Especially loved the silverware display and the findings from a nearby crannog.More

Date of experience: June 2019
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EnniskillenCastle, Manager at Enniskillen Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your positive comments about your recent visit to Enniskillen Castle. The first Lakelands Gallery at Enniskillen Castle showcases some of the artefacts from the Drumclay Crannog excavation - one of the most important excavated wetland settlements worldwide. Definitely one of our star...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

A self-tour, the museum, especially the military exhibits, provides continual interest and education.

Date of experience: September 2018
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CharlotteNIreland, Front Office Manager at Enniskillen Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your feedback. I'm glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting museum exhibits, mixture of cultural and military history. Good to spend an hour or two in!

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 8, 2019 via mobile

Went here with my wife 2 weeks ago. Very interesting place. Being from the south I was a bit apprehensive about going here but was actually very interesting and people were very friendly. Lots of very interesting displays. Definitely learnt a lot more about my...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 7, 2019 via mobile

A group of approximately fifteen members of a Belfast based social history group visited in April 2019. The castle itself is well worth a visit, note the incredible thickness of the walls - they would certainly have protected the castle's inhabitants! There is also a...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed May 4, 2019 via mobile

We spent a very enjoyable few hours visiting this museum. Lots of interactive displays, well laid out, fully engaging, and great for kids too, we would highly recommend it. A special huge thank you to Esdille on reception who not only made us feel so...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 28, 2019 via mobile

An up to date and recently redeveloped museum but incorporating the tourism office and a lovely cafe - varies and interesting museum And very localised with worldwide connections and uniqueness. Staff warm and friendly

Date of experience: April 2019
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EnniskillenCastle, Manager at Enniskillen Castle, responded to this reviewResponded April 29, 2019

Thank you for the lovely review. I'm glad you enjoyed your recent visit.

Reviewed April 16, 2019 via mobile

Learned about the history of crannogs in Ireland - very interesting! The castle itself has regiment history but would have loved to learn more about the actual castle.More

Date of experience: April 2019
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EnniskillenCastle, Manager at Enniskillen Castle, responded to this reviewResponded April 18, 2019

I am glad that you found your recent visit to Enniskillen Castle interesting, particularly concerning the Lakeland heritage of the County. The earliest history of the Castle - its founding over 600 years ago by Hugh 'the hospitable' Maguire - is told within the ground...More

Reviewed April 11, 2019

We had read mixed reviews on the castle but decided to see it anyway and I so glad we did, there was so much information in there on the history of the regiments and the displays were greatMore

Date of experience: September 2018
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EnniskillenCastle, Manager at Enniskillen Castle, responded to this reviewResponded April 12, 2019

There's definitely something for everyone here from the displays relating to the heritage of the beautiful Fermanagh Lakelands to the history of the two Inniskilling Regiments - alongside the Visitor Information Centre; the Fermanagh Genealogy Centre and the Castle Café. Thank you for your positive...More

Reviewed April 9, 2019 via mobile

We were in town to participate in a genealogy session offered by the museum. The welcome was warm, the genealogy session was informative and well done although we appear to have hit the wall in our search to go further in our family search. The...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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EnniskillenCastle, Manager at Enniskillen Castle, responded to this reviewResponded April 10, 2019

Thank you for the positive comments regarding your recent visit to Enniskillen Castle. The Fermanagh Genealogy Centre are a huge asset to have on site here in terms of signposting family history research and information. I'll pass your comments on to Fay and the team...More

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Hello Jan The Maguire History Weekend is taking place from Friday 13 - Sunday 15 May 2016.
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