Newry & Mourne Museum

Image credit: Newry and Mourne District Council

Open to the public

Museum or gallery in County Down

15 artworks

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Established in 1986, Newry & Mourne Museum aims to provide a dynamic and inclusive recreational and educational resource reflecting the rich cultural heritage of the local area. The museum's diverse collections currently include material relating to prehistory; Newry's Cistercian foundations; Ulster's Gaelic Order and its relationship with the English Crown; the building of a merchant town and the first summit level canal in the British Isles; the working life and folk traditions of rural and mountain areas; fishing, trade and migration by sea; renowned local personalities and businesses; folklore, storytelling and music; and modern experiences of a Border area. All these aspects of local heritage are explored at through a varied programme of exhibitions, educational events and activities.

Castle Street, Newry, County Down BT34 2DA Northern Ireland

028 3031 3182

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