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The Siege Museum

13 Society Street | Londonderry, Derry BT48 6PJ, Northern Ireland
+44 7713 273011
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13 Society Street | Londonderry, Derry BT48 6PJ, Northern Ireland
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+44 7713 273011
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was a bit uncertain how impartial this museum would be, because it celebrates the Apprentice Boys. However, it had Lottery funding so I expect some assurances will have been given. This is a modern museum which tells well the story of the events leading...More

Thank David R
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

This is a small museum with some great enhibits regarding the siege of Derry in 1689. There's a looping video explaining all phases of the siege. I must say that I was hoping for even more details and stories regarding the siege, but the exhibits...More

Thank Kerry L
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

We called in to see the items of importance to the people involved in marching and celebrating the heritage of the apprentice boys. Very interesting but it seems to focus only on a very narrow period of the cities long heritage. So as a result...More

Thank Seamus O
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Reviewed 30 March 2018

Well curated and felt like it tried to tell each side of the story. Learnt a lot about the siege and got a real feel of how life would have been like at this time.

Thank francesgilman1981
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Reviewed 22 March 2018

We stopped here as part of our walking tour around Derry. There was a young chap that gave us an impromptu history lesson about the siege. They were not expecting a group, but were very friendly and accommodating when we arrived on their doorstep. It...More

Thank silverbrook
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Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

I am from derry city and had friends from Glasgow visiting who wanted to visit the siege museum. I was never in the museum and didn’t quite know what to expect coming from a different background! Firstly I would like to thank Stuart who runs...More

1  Thank Doire1905
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Reviewed 19 December 2017

I found this museum excellent. It is well laid out and there are 2 short videos that cover the siege and the Apprentice Boys. It is staged over 3 floors. The ground floor is an introduction, the siege is on floor 1 and Apprentice Boys...More

3  Thank geoffviking
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Reviewed 3 December 2017

Important visit to see the side of Derry and its history from the Protestant point of view and the Apprentice Boys. Only £3 entry and we had the place to ourselves. Very glad I went. This museum will shoot up the things to do in...More

3  Thank Barry G
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Reviewed 27 October 2017

This is quite new and can be got to by Bishop Street Within or the an exit of the walled tour. Gives the history of the city and the people

2  Thank stephen a
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

They ran guided tours of the walls that added extra dimensions to their collection I was lucky enough to get on one of theses tours that brought the siege to life

2  Thank Carnalbanagh
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