Somme Museum

Somme Museum


In 1994 the Somme Association established the Somme Heritage Centre now Somme Museum at Conlig, between Newtownards and Bangor in Co. Down. The Museum is a fully accredited museum, providing exhibitions, displays and information, and is an institution for the study and interpretation of Ireland's contribution to the First World War, with particular reference to the Battle of the Somme.

It was built to commemorate the involvement of the 36th (Ulster) Division, 16th (Irish) Division and 10th (Irish) Division in the First World War. In recent years our collection of Second World War artefacts has grown and we now have on display a 'D Day' exhibition.

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