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Newry and Mourne Museum

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Address: Bagnels Castle 36 Castle Street | 1A Bank Parade, Newry BT34 2BY, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: 28 3031 3178
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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Great day out

I took my granddaughter aged 7 here for an afternoon. She loved it as much as I did. She particularly loved being able to dress up in "older time" clothes, as she put it. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Newry, United Kingdom
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Newry, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I took my granddaughter aged 7 here for an afternoon. She loved it as much as I did. She particularly loved being able to dress up in "older time" clothes, as she put it. The museum is full of local history. I particularly loved the section on the World Wars and the lists of local people from the area who... More 

Thank UrsD1963
Newry, United Kingdom
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137 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It's more about a bakery was here than a Newry museum. But it's interesting. Plenty of parking. Worth a visit if in the area. A few rooms with political posters etc from BOTH sides of Northern Ireland.

Thank frankm654
Belfast, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016

This small museum has a fascinating collection of items relating to local history. The exterior structure of elegant modern design surrounds the historic core of Bagenal's Castle. It is really worth the detour to see the ancient Banquet room that is regularly used for seminars and courses.The exhibits are clearly labelled in both English and Irish. The ground floor has... More 

Thank thomas481
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

very pleasant day out, I took my elderly father here for a day trip. he enjoyed it, although it wasn't very accessible and he got quite tired. great if you arew in the area and its raining, perhaps i wouldn't travel very far to see the museum otherwise.

Thank anifilez
Warrenpoint, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

This is a very interesting building which from the outside does not do it justice. Take a trip inside to see remmants of past days gone by, so much to see in the museum,worth a visit.

Thank Margaret M
Hamilton, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

On a high hill overlooking the Clanrye River and downtown Newry, Northern Ireland sits a nice old building that used to be McCann's Bakery (Victoria Bakery before that) for decades. I have friends who's deceased father worked there all his life. It was during his time there that a major discovery was made. The back part of the bakery and... More 

Thank Sojourner-Texas_USA
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

This is a must see on anybody's bucket list. Totally amazing history jaw dropping in fact. Bagnal and O'Neill history aplenty.. Dungeons uncovered huge bequest rooms totally amazing

Thank Irishsquaw
Newry, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Visited the museum recently and it was very interesting. They have a good selection of exhibits showing the history of Newry and the local area. Good parking and a cafe. It is a nice way to spend an afternoon.

Thank beni481
Banbridge, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Let me just say, I love museums and history, my kids are at the age where they aren't young enough to do the colouring or dress up, but not old enough to appreciate history like I do. Saying that, we spent an enjoyable 2 hours in the museum, which is not overly large, but has a lot to see. It's... More 

Thank Nicky F
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126 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015 via mobile

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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