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.
North Down Museum
location_on
Town Hall
Castle Park Avenue,
Bangor.
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

Step Back in Time

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Mon, 17 Jun 2019, 2:30pm See All Dates (3)

Gain an insight into the history of the Ward Family who built Bangor Castle in 1852 and discover what life was like as a Victorian servant on this tour of Bango...

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Marriages and Mansions

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Tue, 18 Jun 2019, 9:30am

The Hamiltons, Wards, Blackwoods and Kennedys were powerful and important landed families in this area connected through business and marriage (which was someti...

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Kids Nature Trail

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Wed, 14 Aug 2019, 10:30am

Join this fascinating interactive nature trail led by Patrick Cregg from the Woodland Trust and bird expert Dot Blakely.

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