Down County Museum

Down County Museum

Museum

Down County Museum
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The rich heritage of County Down is brought to life in fascinating exhibitions, lively events, hands-on activities and award winning education programmes.

Visitors can explore the history of the old Gaol, enjoy our permanent exhibitions and see one of our special, temporary exhibitions displaying objects from our varied collections.

The Museum's extension, containing three new permanent galleries and a brand new tearoom is now open. Make sure to pay us a visit and take a look around!


Keep up-to-date with the Museum's latest news on our facebook page or check out our Virtual Visit Tour on the links below!

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Places Nearby to Explore

Hollymount Forest
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Hollymount is a small, mixed coniferous and broadleaved woodland located on the flood plain of the Quoile River, near Do...

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1.1 mi

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Downpatrick and County Down Railway
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The Downpatrick and County Down Railway is an 5 ft 3 in gauge heritage railway in County Down, Northern Ireland. It oper...

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0.2 mi

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Inch Abbey
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Inch Abbey (Irish: Mainistir na hInse; Ulster-Scots: Änch Abbey) is a large, ruined monastic site 0.75 miles (1.2 km) no...

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0.7 mi

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Quoile River (Game Of Thrones filming location)
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Quoile River and its surrounding countryside in County Down is made up of a large wetland retreat featuring woodland and...

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2.2 mi

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Saint Patrick Visitor Centre
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The Saint Patrick Visitor Centre is a modern exhibition complex located in Downpatrick, County Down, Northern Ireland.

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0.1 mi

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Downpatrick
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Downpatrick (from Irish: Dún Pádraig, meaning "Patrick's stronghold") is a small town about 33 km (21 mi) south of Belfa...

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0.2 mi

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Quoile Pondage Nature Reserve and Countryside Centre
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There are plenty of excellent opportunities for bird watching for visitors both from the riverside path and at the bird ...

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1.7 mi

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Delamont Country Park
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Delamont Country Park is located on the shores of Strangford Lough in County Down, Northern Ireland. It covers an area o...

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4.1 mi

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