Description

The museum is located in the picturesque grounds of Castle Park in the centre of Bangor. This free attraction is popular with all ages.

The displays reflect the pivotal role nearby Bangor Abbey held in early Christian Ireland and throughout Europe. Discover how the monks met their fate at the hands of the Vikings and visit the full-sized Monk's Cell and Viking Long-house.

Nostalgic displays on Bangor's early days as a resort plus a mini cinema combine with temporary exhibitions to make this a must for all ages.

Here you can also have a rest and enjoy a meal or snack in the Castle Garden restaurant. The museum shop offers a range of books and gifts from the area.

Accessible for people with disabilities.

Admission is free.

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  • Town Hall
  • Castle Park Avenue
  • Bangor
  • Down
  • BT20 4BT

Top Reasons To Visit

  • Local history and heritage displays and exhibitions
  • Temporary exhibitions
  • Free attraction
  • Annual events throughout the year
  • Coffee shop and restaurant

World Wars Coach Tour

Sat, 09 Nov 2019, 9:45am

Take a coach tour and discover the area’s deep connection with the Great Wars of 1914 – 1918 and 1939 – 1945.

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Christmas Craft Market at North Down Museum

23 - 24 Nov 2019

Get ready for Christmas with the North Down Museum's Christmas Craft Market.

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Invasion from Planet X

Fri, 25 Oct 2019, 8:00pm

Can you survive an alien invasion? For one night only, North Down Museum is opening after-dark for an adults-only alien-survival night.

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