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Carrickfergus Museum

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
Curriculum linked education programmes available (booked in advance)
Tours are only available by appointment.


Museum & Civic Centre
11 Antrim Street
BT38 7DG


(028) 9335 8241

54.715789, -5.80604

Opening Times

Mon to Fri 10:00 - 17:00
Sat 10:00 – 16:00

Closed July 12 & 13 Dec 24, 25 & 26 Jan 01


  • Toilets
  • Tea-room/Cafe onsite
  • Dogs accepted by arrangement
  • Accept Groups/Coach Parties
  • Guided Tours Available
  • Free (parking charges may apply)