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Tower Museum

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Union Hall Place, Derry BT48 6LU, Northern Ireland
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Don't forget to go to the roof deck for the view! There is so much history in the city and the... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2016
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Visited last Saturday with my 10 year old son and was welcomed by a lovely lady at reception who... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2016
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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%
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Union Hall Place, Derry BT48 6LU, Northern Ireland

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Reviewed 8 February 2016

Don't forget to go to the roof deck for the view! There is so much history in the city and the museum does a good job displaying it.

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Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

Visited last Saturday with my 10 year old son and was welcomed by a lovely lady at reception who advised us to go to the top for the city views and work our way down. Good advice - although we managed to get a bit...More

Thank Anne T
Reviewed 2 February 2016

Allow plenty of time for your visit as reading about the various exhibits takes more time than you think!

Thank 16mas
Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

We visited this museum to get out of the city's rain. Not disappointed. Lots of information and cinema at the end of the Derry exhibition. Good way to spend a few hours!

Thank Louise2795
Reviewed 5 January 2016

I recently visited the Tower Museum in Derry. We arrived quite late to the museum, around 4pm but the staff were very welcoming and helpful! We were given an introduction to the museum and we went on our way. I found the exhibits to be...More

Thank CiaraOH1
Reviewed 16 December 2015

This museum is only £4 per adult and you get five floors of history and culture for this. There are interactive elements and lots of video overviews of the history of Derrie to Londonderry. There is a lift so this is suitable for young familys...More

Thank Serendipidity1
Reviewed 15 December 2015

The artifacts from the shipwreck of the La Trinidad Valencea from the Spanish Amada are facinating to view and the way they are displayed is exceptional. It really gives the feeling of their discoverry and retrevial. The2 long and interesting history of Derry is so...More

Thank 382albert
Reviewed 11 December 2015

Really friendly staff, she recommend that we go see the views before it got dark. Could have spend hours here. Very well laid out history of Derry and Ireland - well worth the visit

Thank L R
Reviewed 3 December 2015

A good way to learn the local history. The displays are very good and supplemented by some outstanding videos. There's also a wonderful multi-floor exhibit about one of the Spanish Armada ships that was recovered from the nearby seafloor.

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 23 October 2015 via mobile

Went on an guided tour of the Tower Museum. Chris was our guide. He was very knowledgeable giving us the history of the area from the earliest time till the present and ending with a film which lasts about 15 minutes. All very professional and...More

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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