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Tower Museum

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Visited here just at the end of the city’s Halloween celebrations so only the Spanish Armada... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Portadown, United Kingdom
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Large museum

Learned all about the Spanish Armada. Museum is well done with lots of information. Staff was very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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A museum explaining the political conflict that has shaped the city and the country: a must for those unfamiliar with Northern Ireland's war-torn past.
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Union Hall Place, Derry BT48 6LU, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here just at the end of the city’s Halloween celebrations so only the Spanish Armada exhibition was open but the museum compensated visitors for this by not charging full price. We found it great value and spent ages exploring it. The interactive section was...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Learned all about the Spanish Armada. Museum is well done with lots of information. Staff was very friendly and helpful.

Thank Terri S
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Talk about history of Northern Ireland! This is the place to see! Interactive and insightful for all visitors to experience. Very kind staff willing to answer questions and show exhibits.

Thank becgall
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

A well thought out museum going through the history this part of Ireland. Imaginative presentation makes this a not to be missed experience.

Thank SGPete
Reviewed 19 September 2018

We had a wonderful guide to give us an in-depth tour and knowledge of the wonderful history of Derry. This is a beautiful area and we all wished we could have spent more time here after our tour.

Thank Gramgram0807
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Right alongside the Londonderry city walls, the Castle Museum offers an extremely well presented glimpse into both the city’s distant and recent histories. A ‘must’ before setting off around the city walls or walking around the Bogside, the epicentre of Northern Ireland ‘Troubles’ which sadly...More

Thank steve_phuket
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Visited 8th. September 2018, European Heritage Open Day, so free admission. But the museum was such good value that we wouldn’t have minded paying the € 3 admission fee. Student studying History of the Spanish Armada would benefit a great deal. Highly recommend if visiting...More

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Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

The museum had a fascinating look from the outside. Really looked like a tower. I learned about the history of the city. The staff were friendly and helpful. Relaxing place. Look at everything at my own pace

Thank moloneythreasa
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

This museum explains the story of Derry from early settlement through the Plantation of Londonderry situated within the historic walls. Free public restrooms are available.

Thank Rita R
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Combined with visits to Guildhall and the Free Derry Museum, you’ll get an informative and diverse overview of Derry’s history and present.

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Myrtle H
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Response from Euroking | Reviewed this property |
Loads of parking within a short distance of the Tower Museum. We had parked in our hotel car park. Most points of interest are within walking distance of each other. It depends on your fitness to walk.
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Response from William M | Reviewed this property |
Hi Judy regarding your question regarding Presbyterianism. The following is my understanding of the matter The first one to take Presbyterianism to the USA I believe was in fact a Rev McKimbsey/McKimsley in the 1750s. He... More