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Newry and Mourne Museum

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  1. About Newry and Mourne Museum
    Newry and Mourne Museum first opened in 1986 in Newry Arts Centre and moved to larger premises at Bagenal’s Castle in March 2007.
  2. What's On
    The museums have a varied and stimulating series of events, activities and exhibitions that seek to provide access to their collections for public enjoyment.
  3. Collections in Newry and Mourne Museum
    The Collection in Newry and Mourne Museum comprises over 14,000 artefacts, including objects, documents and photographs, reflecting various aspects of the social, cultural and political heritage of the Newry and Mourne area.
  4. Publications
    Newry and Mourne Museum produces a booklet to accompany each of its temporary exhibitions.
  5. Exhibitions at Newry and Mourne Museum
    Newry and Mournes exhibitions tell the story of the development of the area from prehistoric times to the current day.
  6. Learning at Newry and Mourne Museum
    Welcome to the learning section where teachers and group leaders can find out more about Newry and Mourne Museum’s varied education programmes.
  7. History of the Site of Newry and Mourne Museum
    Rediscovered in 1996 when McCann’s sold the site, the Castle, and an adjoining warehouse built in the 1830s, have been sympathetically restored.
  8. Research Resources
    The Museum has archival collections which are available to research.
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  1. Donating Artefacts and Documents to the Museum
    Donations of objects and documents by the public are pivotal to the work of a museum as it seeks to tell the stories of the past and help us understand our heritage.
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  4. Contact Us
    Find the details here of how to contact the Newry, Mourne and Down Museum Team.
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