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The Siege Museum

13 Society Street | Londonderry, Derry BT48 6PJ, Northern Ireland
+44 7713 273011
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Travellers talk about
“apprentice boys” (17 reviews)
“point of view” (2 reviews)
“worth a visit” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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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 days ago via mobile

I recently toured this museum with a group of friends and enjoyed it thoroughly. The tour guide was exceptional and we left with a much greater understanding of the Siege and it’s importance in history. Unlike other tours in Londonderry this was an unbiased few...More

Thank Jim S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were recommended to visit, so as we passed by on our walk of the city walls we called in. £3 entry fee , museum is over 3 floors. Quote from website “The new Siege Museum and Exhibition is a permanent display of the history...More

Thank jane53England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Inevitably the story of the 1689 siege looks at the part played by the Apprentice Boys.The museum is in fact next door to the Apprentice Boys Memorial Hall.I enjoyed the museum and its stories and thought that it was well layed out and interesting. Well...More

Thank glyn l
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Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Located within the walled old town, the Siege Museum tells the story of the "Apprentice Boys". Positively biased towards this side of the conflict, it nevertheless explains well that perspective. Other museums in town provide an opposing perspective with a similar level of bias. Given...More

Thank bobjanh
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Reviewed 1 May 2018 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

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