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Carrickfergus Museum
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Local museum interpreting the long and distinguished history of the town and surrounding area, with artefacts of treasure excavated in Carrickfergus. There are multi-media and audio-visual presentations.

Material from the Council's own civic collection, together with Carrickfergus related material on loan from both private and national collections are on display. There are several 'hands on' interactive facilities giving a fun as well as an informative angle to the displays. The separate 'community archive' features local and social history material, relating to the Borough's recent past.

The archive also gives visitors the opportunity to add their own informative stories, photographs, documents and newspapers to the collection.

Disabled access

Sound Induction Loop system in Gallery

Tours available by appointment.

Curriculum linked education programmes available (booked in advance)

Opening times

April to September

Monday to Friday 10:00-18:00

Saturday 10:00-16:00

October to March

Monday to Friday 10:00-17:00

Saturday 10:00-16:00

Price list

Admission is free.


  • Guided Tours Available
  • Toilets
  • Gift Shop
  • Tea-room/Cafe onsite

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  • Guided Tours Available
  • Toilets
  • Gift Shop
  • Tea-room/Cafe onsite
  • Dogs accepted by arrangement
  • Accept Groups/Coach Parties
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Carrickfergus Museum

Museum and Civic Centre 11 Antrim Street
County Antrim
BT38 7DG
Phone number
T: 0300 124 5000
Web Address

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