Armagh County Museum

Part of the Saint Patrick's Trail
The oldest county museum in Ireland is set in Armagh’s beautiful Georgian tree lined Mall. Its collections capture centuries of stories relating to the people who lived, worked and had connections with this famous city and historic county. Admission is free to all visitors.

Shopping at the museum
No trip to Armagh County Museum is complete without a memento to take home. The Museum’s shop offers an interesting selection of books related to Armagh and St Patrick, as well as pocket money items and confectionary.

Eating at the museum
Armagh County Museum has no catering facilities, but there is a wide range of places to eat, all within a short distance of the Museum. These include informal snacks in coffee shops and pubs, to restaurants catering for lunch and evening meals.

Child Protection
The Museum operates a Child Protection Policy and has a Designated Officer should any issues arise.


Admission Free

Opening times:

Monday to Friday 10am - 5pm.
Saturday 10am -1pm & 2pm - 5pm.

The nearest Tourist Information Centre is:

Armagh Tourist Information Centre

Location / Directions

From Belfast - exit the M1 at Junction 11. Follow the signs through Portadown for Armagh.

From Dublin - follow signs for Newry, then Armagh.

On entering Armagh City, you will find the Museum located approximately half-way along the Mall East, between the old gaol and the courthouse.

There is free parking along the Mall, though this tends to be taken-up from early in the morning during the week from Monday to Friday. A disabled parking space is available opposite the Museum. Paid parking is also available close-by.

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