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Garvagh Museum

142 Main Street, Garvagh, County Londonderry, BT51 5AE
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Nestling on the edge of Garvagh forest, Garvagh Museum is one of the region’s best kept secrets, the largest permanently displayed museum collection in the borough. A treasure trove of objects and images from a bygone age. Exhibits range from the Neolithic to the twentieth century. A truly unique and unforgettable museum experience.

It really is Ulster’s most surprising museum.

The museum's collections cover many aspects of rural and domestic life in the 19th and early 20th Centuries. Including a blacksmith's shop and displays of horse-drawn agricultural machinery, Stone Age artefacts from the Bann Valley, Boat from nearby eel fishery and farming implements, plus Jaunting car and Victoriana.

The museum offers a bespoke genealogical research assistance, for family history inquiries.

Wheelchair access.

Garvagh Museum is supported by Causeway Coast and Glens Council.

Facilities

Attraction Facilities

  • Guided Tours Available
  • Open Mondays

Establishment Features

  • Accept coach parties
  • Toilets

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Provider Preferences

  • Free (parking charges may apply)

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Tel+44 (0) 28 2955 8544

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Opening Times

* Open all year by appointment for group visits.(Temporarily Closed due to Covid-19 Restrictions) General Opening times June - August 14:00 - 17:00
Other times by appointment.

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Located beside the Health Clinic.

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