The Siege Museum
The Siege Museum
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Alex O
5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Couples
Really informative museum. We learned so much about the local history, the Apprentice Boys and about the siege. Good value for money and worth the visit.
Written 21 July 2023
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Ou M
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4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Couples
A display about one of the great historic events in Derry's long and sometimes violent history.

Well presented, informative and welcoming, and very uncrowded. We were the only visitors for the hour or so we were there.

Very much the erstwhile Protestant settler, and present day Unionist, perspective: nonetheless, part of Derry's vibrant heritage.

Worth a visit, for sure.
Written 17 June 2023
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Patrick D
Dublin, Ireland9 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023
An essential component in understanding the complexities of this enthralling city. Well laid out, informative, good gift items available also.
Written 25 February 2023
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Lottie
Harare, Zimbabwe2 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2022 • Solo
The Siege Museum offers a Unionist account of the history of Derry. The museum is informative and the staff is very friendly. I learnt a lot. Some elements of the exhibition made me cringe a bit, as one video said that after the Siege of Derry, the protestant victory had brought religious freedom to all. Ouch. Yet there weren’t many of such elements and I think that the exhibition was as respectful as it gets when discussing an extremely sectarian conflict.
Written 11 December 2022
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Countryman
Northern Ireland, UK37 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022 • Couples
Heard about this museum many times, and today made it for the first time with my wife. From the minute we arrived to the time we left we both enjoyed it. The guy on the desk was very welcoming and took time to answer any questions. There are 3 floors with the ground floor set out as a temporary display on the First World War and the 100 years of the formation of Northern Ireland, second floor was on the history of the siege, with some piece’s dating back to the siege, top floor was set aside for the history of the apprentice boys of Derry association. Great value at only £5.00 entry fee and a good gift shop on the ground floor. Great place for families giving an unbiased view of the siege. Well done everyone involved.
Written 19 August 2022
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Patrick
Carlisle, UK360 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2022
Well worth a fiver to learn about the siege and the history of a troubled Derry, giving an insight to the loyalist perspective in the Province.
Written 1 August 2022
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Christina G
12 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022
I knew little about The Apprentice Boys (some of those that march along with The Orange Men) - I learned a lot from the exhibition about the them and the Siege but also heard about it from the knowledgable and friendly staff
Written 25 July 2022
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KellyBuchanan
County Tyrone, UK2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022 • Friends
Visited The Siege Museum yesterday for the first time even though it is on my doorstep. Entrance fee was £5 for a self guided tour and entrance to the viewing point on Walkers Plinth which was open to visitors on this occasion. The museum provides 3 floors of extremely informative information regarding the siege, the apprentice boys association and historical information relating to Northern Ireland. The museum is very well laid out, easily accessible and provides a blend of artefacts, visual and interactive aids. At present there is also a very interesting artefacts display from the WW.
I would highly recommend visitors to the city and locals alike to visit the museum you will not be disappointed.
Written 24 July 2022
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Jeremy R
Twickenham, UK93 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022
The historical facts of the establishment and siege of Londonderry are complex and worth understanding from the Loyalist perspective, and hence the basis for the current Apprentice Boys marches etc. It's just a pity that the effect of the tradition in its current form, as celebrated here, is to keep alive 300 year old animosities and divisions, rather than use the lessons of the past to establish a shared history and narrative.
Written 5 July 2022
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ali62160
Carrickfergus, United Kingdom14 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2022
If you are interested in the history of the Siege of Derry then this museum is a must when visiting Londonderry. Only £5 admission, well set out and interesting museum . It is right next to the famous walls.
Written 22 May 2022
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