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Combined with visits to Guildhall and the Free Derry Museum, you’ll get an informative and diverse... read more

Reviewed 6 days 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 6 days ago 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.

Thank Tom D
Reviewed 1 week ago

This multi-floor museum has some great exhibits for the history of the city, the region, and more. Good stuff for kids, like interactive displays. Also a special exhibit on a wreck from the Spanish Armada.

Thank Nicole B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well laid out museum. Staff friendly. £3 for adults, £1 for child which although cheap is more than a lot of museums that are free. It could be more interactive with more artefacts perhaps. There is a lot of reading which was quite overwhelming so...More

Thank Alison D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time at the museum. Very informative and well laid out. So much history with a good range of media. The armada exhibition was also very interesting.

Thank Darren H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A more historically, objectively approach of the troubles and a part of the museum is dedicate to the Spanish Armada that ran ashore near the Irish coast.

Thank markhebbelinck
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Need to be reasonably fit Spiral staircase at least four levels about 40 metres Full of old uniforms flags and other memorabilia Friendly tour guide Recommend the visit

Thank Norm B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoyed this museum. A lot of information to take in. The museum seems to be trying to be neutral with its telling the history of the city and it did a good job.

Thank Nicky S
Reviewed 15 July 2018

If I'm interested in something (in this case, the history of this city), I like to read and properly look at everything in a museum which is dedicated to the history of said city. This I could do here. In fact, it was a bit...More

Thank Beatrix T
Reviewed 12 July 2018

This was a really informative museum, as it uses the tower as part of the space it's a bit of a rabbit warren in places but just follow the signs. A great variety of subjects, artifacts and exhibitions too.

Thank Margaret G
Reviewed 6 July 2018

Very informative and thorough history of the Northern Ireland conflict. Must see to appreciate even more the city's history and place in the world.

Thank Wendy G
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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
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