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Most moving and informative museum so far

This museum is a non-profit run by the brother of one of the victims of the Bloody Sunday massacre... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2012
Jess_megan
A great resource for local students

I took my daughter and her classmate to augment their history studies at school and the museum was... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2012
PatriciaIRL
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The award-winning Museum of Free Derry recently re-opened its doors in the Bogside following an extensive redevelopment and offers a full multi-media exhibition on the civil rights and early conflict era in the city, including Battle of the Bogside...more
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55 Glenfada Park | Bogside, Derry BT48 9DR, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 30 June 2012

This museum is a non-profit run by the brother of one of the victims of the Bloody Sunday massacre. It is incredibly informative, and at points horrific in its graphic presentation of N Ireland's history.

Thank Jess_megan
Reviewed 28 June 2012

I took my daughter and her classmate to augment their history studies at school and the museum was an excellent learning resource for them. This is primary source material - the guide lost a relative on Bloody Sunday and was able to give a first-hand...More

Thank PatriciaIRL
Reviewed 24 June 2012

You must go. You owe it to yourself to visit this museum, which tells the true story of Bloody Sunday. The families and survivors have contributed to the museum by providing clothing, possessions, vidiotapes and more, and without them the true events of the day...More

Thank LindaB536
Reviewed 21 June 2012

you need at least two hours to get it all. Do not bring very young kid's. (under 12)

1  Thank RovingIrishMan
Reviewed 16 June 2012

If you want to hear about the Troubles, go to this museum. It's small but it gives you a good background of the events leading up to the Troubles and Bloody Sunday. Might be a bit biased, though, and there is barely information about the...More

Thank CeliniL
Reviewed 30 May 2012

This is a small museum that provides the visitor with a history of the "troubles" in the North of Ireland and parallels to the Civil Rights movement in the United States. It chronicles the events with primary documents such as newspaper articles, clippings, photos, and...More

Thank travelmom95
Reviewed 18 May 2012

a lot of work has gone into these museums to tell the story as it should be. Full credit to all those involved. The Gas Works project is also worth a look.

1  Thank NannaBarb_12
Reviewed 16 May 2012

This was a truely emotional experience and I thank the people of Derry for sharing their struggle in such an amazing way... It was enlightening spending time both in the museum and walking around Free Derry and one every visitor to the city shoul experience...

Thank dajinjaninja
Reviewed 6 May 2012

Great, honest, little museum with staff who had experience of some of the events that were depicted. Thought provoking to read about what has happened in Derry in my lifetime.

Thank arransue
Reviewed 5 May 2012

The world needs to hear about the civil rights movement in Northern Ireland, as well as the complete story about Bloody Sunday. Visit this place!!

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Response from JulieannCampbell | Property representative |
Hello, our apologies for not seeing this question sooner. We do stock a small array of Free Derry-inspired merchandise and a wide variety of books related to the conflict and civil rights within the museum's reception. We... More
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