Friends of Down County Museum

The Friends of Down County Museum was established to support the work of the Museum by assisting with specific projects, fundraising and by promoting the Museum throughout the wider community.

Why not join today and help carry out this important work?

If you join the Friends you can:
  • Get involved in heritage and educational projects organised in conjunction with the Museum
  • Share your knowledge and interests to benefit the Museum's research and collections based programmes
  • Meet up with others interested in local history, take part in a wide variety of events and make new friends!
Friends can also access a wide range of member benefits including:
  • A free copy of the Down Survey (the Museum's yearbook) dedicated to a different topic every year - this year's is The High Crosses and Round Towers of County Down: A Field Guide by Peter Harbison
  • 10% discount in the Museum shop 
  • Invitations to special launches and events
  • Visits to sites of historical and cultural interest
  • The opportunity to participate in special projects and initiatives
  • Invitations to social events such as the annual dinner
Annual membership of the Friends costs £15 for a single subscription, or £20 for a family subscription.

For more information, contact the Museum on 0330 137 4049 or