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Tower Museum

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Address: Union Hall Place, Derry BT48 6LU, Northern Ireland
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48-028-7137-2411
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10:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 18:00
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A museum explaining the political conflict that has shaped the city and the...

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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Great overview of history

This museum was really surprising. It provided a great overview of the history of the city from its inception until modern time. Lots of videos throughout the exhibitions.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Teresa G
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Dublin, Ireland
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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This museum was really surprising. It provided a great overview of the history of the city from its inception until modern time. Lots of videos throughout the exhibitions.

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belfast
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth a visit! Takes you through the history of Derry, very interesting and reasonably priced. Check it out

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Cambridge
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting museum with 3 exhibitions (1 temporary) . The Derry city history exhibition is very good with lots of videos making it more interesting. Good views from the top of the tower. I spent about 90 minutes here.

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Thank k g
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Outside says free entry but once you are in and looked around the entrance part if you want yo go further you have yo pay an admittance fee

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Newtownards, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

The museum is well worth a visit at present it has an exhibition running on the story of the Laurentic ship that sunk 100 years ago in Lough Swilly. This part is free to go round and the story boards are well set out and plenty of exhibits.

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Thank Willie N
Gilford, , United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Lovely museum, very clean and tidy. The staff were extremely helpful and pleasant. Made a good effort. It was well set out and easy to understand, it isn't very expensive and Is interesting!

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Easy to find. Very friendly welcoming staff which is missing in many museums but not this one. Well laid out infofmative in a balanced way covering complete history of thd city. Well worth the £4 entrance ticket.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

You dont have to be a history buff to enjoy an hour in this brilliant museum but it does help. Did you know there was a seige in Derry in 1649? I didnt....

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Derry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

A must see place absolutely fantastic, A great place to see the real history of Derry the displays are fabulous . If you are visiting Derry dont miss this out

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Very nice museum with very friendly staff. We parked down the road and walked into the walled city to come across the tower museum first. What a great place to begin out tour of the city (little did we know that it would be washed out with rain). The museum is very well designed and took us through the history... More 

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