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Tower Museum

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Union Hall Place, Derry BT48 6LU, Northern Ireland
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Fantastic museum which i could spend all day in, explaining the story of Derry through the ages... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
Thame, United Kingdom
Well organised Museum

I did like this museum and the three distinct areas is a great approach, the main history of... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2017
Hastings, United Kingdom
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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.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Union Hall Place, Derry BT48 6LU, Northern Ireland

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Reviewed 17 August 2017

Fantastic museum which i could spend all day in, explaining the story of Derry through the ages. Also the Armada part of the museum is also excellent. The "Lettershandoney Madonna" however is nothing to do with the mckinney family and i should know because I...More

Thank JOE K
Reviewed 11 August 2017

I did like this museum and the three distinct areas is a great approach, the main history of Derry/Londonderry is cleverly laid out with informative and interesting exhibits, the local history section was different and the shipwreck section in the tower iteslf is well done...More

Thank Kiffs68
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Spent way more time in there than anticipated. Loved the Spanish Armada exhibition as well as the story of the city. If the weather is not to your liking this is a splendid place to spent the time.

Thank Raginhari
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Interesting and informative. The Spanish Armada always has a romantic charm and the City of Derry Exhibition explains the civil rights movement and the struggles of the people of Derry from the plantation to the "troubles". Well worth a visit.

Thank Philomena S
Reviewed 22 July 2017

See this place after taking the Derry Walls walking tour and it will help you understand how Derry came to be formed. Some good displays and historical facts. Staff were very friendly and helpful

Thank 17KAG
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Fantastic day out in the Tower Museum. Well planned for the kiddos and very informative (Especially the Mabel Colhoun portion) for a History dork Mummy. The Viking dig was fabulous and the guys running it had great patience with the little ones. When is the...More

Thank LLcooljosie
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

If you want to know about the history of Derry/Londonderry, you could do no better than to visit this museum. For a relatively small charge £4 for adults (reduced rates for families, children and pensioners), you can spend a few hours going through the exhibitions....More

1  Thank DiscerningNIreland
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely Experience in this pristine building.The staff were so pleasant polite and helpful.Very interesting trail through history!Checked out the interactive room-excellant hands - on activities for kids!Well worth a visit.

1  Thank 235Marie
Reviewed 14 July 2017

The museum provides a complete account of the history of Derry, and of Northern Ireland from the neolitic age to the last facts. A lor of documents are presented, and a lot of text interesting to read is available on the displays. he girona part...More

Thank ABonarini
Reviewed 11 July 2017

First time to visit the Tower Museum, excellent place to visit, lots of interesting gems to view, archeology day on 8th of July, very interesting, very helpful lady at the customer desk.

Thank braehouse4
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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.
30 May 2016|
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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