Armagh County Museum is an ideal spot for a day trip from Belfast.
The oldest of the county museums in Ireland is positioned in Armagh’s picturesque Georgian tree lined Mall. Its varied collections express stories which span the generations relating to the people who both lived, and worked in this famous city and historic county.
Armagh Museum’s, one of a kind classical styled architecture makes it one of the most unique buildings in the cathedral City. Its many collections are based on specimens collected by the Armagh Natural History and Philosophical Society during the 1800s.
The exhibitions reveal varied history of Armagh county with prehistoric artefacts, military costumes, ceramics, animal specimens, railway artefacts and general household goods from a long forgotten age.
An impressive collection of art includes works by many famous Irish artists.
A number of temporary exhibitions are held throughout the year.
An extensive library,with many interesting archives, along with photographs and collections of maps is open to visitors strictly by appointment.
The museum has wheelchair access.
The Mall East
Tel: (028) 3752 3070
Fax: (028) 3752 2631
The Museum is part of the Northern Ireland National Museums.