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great place

As this is not the type of thing i would not normally visit this was surprisingly good whilst... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2013
Conor S
Workhouse Museum

Visited recently-what a shame that not more has been invested in making this a really excellent... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2013
Alison M
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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11 Dec 2016
“Workhouse Museum is closed. Library open.”
21 Jul 2014
“Very Interesting”
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23 Glendermott Road, Derry BT48 6BG, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 12 December 2016

The museum is closed, the council did not renew the lease. The library is still there, you can park for free and go in and sit down and have a lovely read of books, newspapers etc. There is a toilet that is wheelchair accessible but...More

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 21 July 2014

I hope this place is not closed, I visited last year and thought it was a very good tourist attraction and the staff were very pleasant. There is nothing like this in Belfast and it was a unique attraction that L/Derry should have been proud...More

Thank Ali_Travel_Bunny_13
Reviewed 1 May 2014

Went there and found it closed two weeks ago. Artifacts were taken to the City Museum, I believe. We were really Disappointed, as it sounded interesting.

2  Thank acejosie
Reviewed 27 February 2014

Laura gave us a fabulous talk and tour and really engaged our children who were drawn into a life of gruel, hard labour and separation from their parents. We were enthralled for over an hour in her company and she even gave the children a...More

1  Thank Kay S
Reviewed 15 January 2014 via mobile

Above the waterside library is this hidden gem. Brilliant 20 minute tour given by Laura offered loads of insight, history and social info. Do not miss this - it is half an hour brilliantly spent and there was no charge! Can't believe I didn't know...More

1  Thank goodtimeslondon_8
Reviewed 6 December 2013

As this is not the type of thing i would not normally visit this was surprisingly good whilst being a little spooky in the corridor,would like to mention that the staff are great especially Heather who is so enthusiastic about the place.

1  Thank Conor S
Reviewed 4 December 2013

I agree totally with earlier reviewers. Having heard about it on TV, i came here to see the spitfire exhibit but was really most excited by Laura, the guide, and her stories about the workhouse. Amazingly when I was trying to find the place, a...More

3  Thank Arnie120
Reviewed 4 November 2013

My wife and I visited the museum after reading the reviews on Trip Advisor and were glad we did. As has been said before, not that easy to find but when we arrived we had the place to ourselves.This was fortunate because we spent the...More

1  Thank Redseleven
Reviewed 28 October 2013

We visited the Workhouse Museum during a week in Derry and are so glad we did. We had intended to attend the story telling event, planned as part of the Halloween entertainment but realised that it was aimed at children much younger than ours. On...More

1  Thank 4fabrobs
Reviewed 28 July 2013

Visited recently-what a shame that not more has been invested in making this a really excellent experience-was a bit of a challenge to find with poor sign posting and unhelpful wrong directions by the Tourist Information folk. However when we did find it we were...More

Thank Alison M
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