Down County Museum - Open and free
Welcome to Down County Museum, where the rich heritage of County Down is brought to life in fascinating exhibitions, lively events, hands-on activities and award winning education programmes. Visitors can explore the history of the old Gaol, enjoy our permanent exhibitions and see one of our special, temporary exhibitions displaying objects from our varied collections.
The Museum's extension, containing three new permanent galleries and a brand new tearoom is now open. Make sure to pay us a visit and take a look around!
Keep up-to-date with the Museum's latest news on our facebook page or check out our Virtual Visit Tour on the links below!
Christmas Closure - 1pm on Saturday 24th December until 10am on Tuesday 3rd January.
Monday to Saturday
10.00 am - 4.30 pm
1.30 pm - 5.00 pm
There is however a charge for some special events and for guided tours.
New for 2016! We have recently launched new tours for groups starting at just £5 per person. Click here for more information.