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Address: Tower House 34 Quay Street, Bangor BT20 5ED, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: +44 28 9127 0069
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Historical Landmark - now Bangor's Tourist Information Centre.

The Tower House was originally Bangor's Custom House. It was built in 1637 by Sir James Hamilton, the area's Scottish Landlord. The building was added to the "List of Buildings... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 September 2016
Robert W
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Lisburn
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Lisburn
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

The Tower House was originally Bangor's Custom House. It was built in 1637 by Sir James Hamilton, the area's Scottish Landlord. The building was added to the "List of Buildings of Special Interest" in 1979 and is now protected by the DOE. It now functions as Bangor's Tourist Information Centre; it's staff proved to be very helpful - and an... More 

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Great information centre with very enthusiastic and helpful woman The range of information is very useful and she advised us on many local areas

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Thank Deb G
Donaghadee, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

One of Bangors landmarks and historical points. Good restaurants nearby and the Marina is opposite. Get a photograph.

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Thank Recoupniltd R
Belfast, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2015

Great historical attraction beautifully maintained with helpful staff and a wonderful location with great views

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Thank E1209AWjohn
Northern Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2015

This is another original building sitting at the sea front and now houses the Tourist Information Centre - provides loads of information on local events along with quite an extensive offering of locally made gifts - staff are really helpful regarding the local area

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Thank coffeetime93
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2015

Didn't get to see much of this building. The little tourist info and sho inside was quaint and staffed with some friendly Bangorians.,

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Thank Chris W
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2015 via mobile

It's a building that jump into ur eyes. Combining old and new is interesting to watch. I didn't have time to go inside but only ly from outside is enjoyable

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Thank Perseo D
Bangor, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2014

I tried visiting Tower House which is Bangor's Tourist Information Centre but was disappointed to find it is closed on Sundays (except in July & August) so I unfortunately cannot comment on the information available inside. I can, however, comment on the fascinating exterior of the historic building which is situated on the corner of Quay Street & Victoria Road... More 

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Northern Ireland
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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2012

Best place to find out all the interesting things on offer in and around Bangor, including opening times and the place to book tours and tickets for the theatre.

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derry
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2012

My husband and i went to the tower but as i am slightly disabled it was impossible for me to climb the steps but my hubby thought it was great

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