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Irish Linen Centre & Lisburn Museum

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Irish Linen Centre & Lisburn Museum

IRISH LINEN CENTRE AND LISBURN MUSEUM

The Irish Linen Centre & Lisburn Museum is financed and managed by Lisburn City Council.

As a registered museum, its aim is to collect, safeguard and interpret artefacts and information relating to the Irish linen industry and the history of Lisburn and the Lagan Valley, making them accessible now and preserving them for the future.

Free Science Programme at Lisburn Museum!

 

Science Week 2014From March to June 2014 the Museum is offering a range of FREE workshops to celebrate the British Science Association's National Science and Engineering week. Students can become scientists for the day, creating vinegar volcanoes, dyeing cabbages crazy colours, or concocting slippery slime. Our specially-designed workshops, which can be tailored to your needs, bring the excitement of science to life!

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LISBURN MUSEUM REFURBISHMENT

The Assembly Rooms and Old Market House galleries are currently closed while the building undergoes extensive renovation.  Both will re-open for your enjoyment in early 2014, with a new exhibition and full programme of events.    

In the meantime, you can still visit ‘Flax to Fabric: the Story of Irish Linen’, or explore the early history and development of Lisburn in   ‘Making of a Town: 17th Century Lisburn’.  

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC 

Monday - Saturday 9.30 -17.00 throughout the year.  Public holiday closure dates will be listed on this site, under Opening Hours.

ADMISSION

There is no admission charge.  We hope you enjoy your visit and will consider making a donation to enable us to continue to provide high quality service and exhibitions of excellence.

ACCESS

There is full disabled access throughout the building.  Car parking for disabled badge holders is available.  Staff have been trained in sign language and blind awareness.  An induction loop is fitted throughout the building.  A guide to Flax to Fabric is available in Braille.

The exhibition text panels of Flax to Fabric are available in French, German and Italian.

THE MUSEUM SHOP

The Museum Shop offers an opportunity to purchase a wide range of linen and craft goods, jewellery, cards and books.  More information is available on The Museum Shop section of the site. Telephone +44 28 9266 0074

HOW TO GET HERE

Only 300 m. from the rail and bus stations. Disabled parking is possible at the Museum and public car parks are within 50 m.  

HOW TO FIND US

Please click on map of Lisburn area

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The Irish Linen Centre and Lisburn Museum

 

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