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The Apprentice Boys Memorial Hall

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Address: Memorial Hall Society Street | Londonderry, Derry BT48 6PJ, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: +44 28 7126 3571
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I came here in the afternoon after reading previous reviews and have to say the new museum is first class. I was able to read at my leisure and there are some fantastic artefacts... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
harry650
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Colchester, United Kingdom

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came here in the afternoon after reading previous reviews and have to say the new museum is first class. I was able to read at my leisure and there are some fantastic artefacts of what is a fascinating history of the siege and the birth of the apprentice boys. If you love history you wont be dissapointed!

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Thank harry650
belfast
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49 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Do not leave Londonderry without visiting here.amazing story of oppression .we also enjoyed an unexpected surprise,to be able to see the very smart marching bands

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Thank garyjamison
Lincoln
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

This is a little place down the side, but wow amazing , The collection and information they have is excellent, The information they hold is some stuff from the world wars. The history of the apprentice boys is well worth reading about. We were able to go round on our own even though they would take you around them selves.... More 

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Thank Jackie H
Warwick, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

This museum is long over due. The material is interesting and well presented. I did it in 30 minutes but I am sure that in order to do it justice that at least an hour would be more appropriate. It is a very confusing topic even if you have grown up in Northern Ireland and it is no wonder that... More 

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Thank Trevor11music
Belfast
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

While visiting the siege museum we were kindly shown parts of the Apprentice Boys Hall and the recent cannon find. Very interesting a special place for those in the Apprentice Boys (I am not),

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Thank Paul5Belfast
Londonderry
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Great building and a very informative staff.Great new museum .a must see is the apprentice boys parade 12 August or nearest Saturday to the 12th .wil definitely go back for another visit.

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Ballyclare, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016

I was very young when I last entered the imposing building known as the ' Apprentice Boys of Derry Memorial Hall' in Londonderry, so on my return today I was very surprised to see how much as a young traveller I had failed to notice back then. The Historic & turbulent events which took place in the latter years of... More 

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2 Thank Alexander M
Belfast, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016

Tells the story of the Siege of Derry and how that led to the formation of the Apprentice Boys, an organisation that celebrates that history by holding parades/pagents several times a year

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3 Thank Ken G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2016

I visited the recently opened visitor centre and Siege Museum with a friend in March 2016 as walk-ins. As a Derry local, I had some knowledge about the Siege but knew very little to be honest. However by the time we left, we both felt a lot more educated about that period in the city's history. We were greeted by... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

We took the opportunity to visit the The Apprentice Boys Memorial Hall in Derry/ Londonderry and we were very impressed. Stuart gave us a great tour of the lovely building and answered all of our questions in a very helpful manner. Derry/Londonderry is steeped in history and culture and it is a fascinating place to visit. The people are lovely... More 

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