Down County Museum
  • The Mall
    English Street
    Co Down
    BT30 6AH
Down County Museum - in the Heart of Downpatrick

No Visit to Historic Downpatrick is Complete Without A Visit to One of County Downs Main Tourist Attractions.  Down County Museum is where the Rich History of County Down Comes Alive.



Just a stone's throw from the impressive Downpatrick Cathedral, the museum has exhibitions and displays to suit everyone including:

      • Audio Tours
      • Down Through Time
      • Son et Lumiere
      • Treasures of Down
      • Governor's Residence
      • Gallery Audio Points
      • Interactive Exhibits.


The museum welcomes school, educational and group visits.

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The museum is open from

 Mon - Fri 10am to 5pm and

Sat and Sun 1pm - 5pm.

Admission is free.



Down County Museum in Downpatrick is fully accessible for wheel-chair users and is family and children friendly. It also has a comfortable cafe and conference facilities.

Funding from The National Lottery and Heritage Lottery fund in 2006 has made Down County Museum a top tourist attraction for visitors to County Down and Northern Ireland.


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The museum is interesting (even for children) and is just the right size. There are often special events going on. I frequently go to the coffee shop there where the service is friendly. Definitely...
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