IRISH LINEN CENTRE & LISBURN MUSEUM
Situated in Lisburn’s 17th century Market House, this permanent exhibition features the story of the Irish linen industry from earliest times and includes skilled demonstrations of hand spinning of flax and hand loom weaving of fine linen cloth on original looms. Visitors can see the finest costume, dress and household linens dating from a past when Irish linen from Lisburn was known world-wide.
The Society meets in the Assembly Room at 7.30pm on the first Wednesday of the month, September – April. New and current members are made very welcome.
The recently restored historic gardens, dating from the 17th century, are open from 8.00am – 8.00pm daily from April - September, 8.00am – 5.00pm October - March. Guided historical walking tours of the gardens in Castle Street, starting at the Museum and lasting approx. 1 hour, are available free of charge. These must be prebooked (min. of 5 people) and the times and further information are available from Museum Reception staff.
ADMISSION FREE TO ALL EXHIBITIONS
9.30am –5.00pm Monday – Saturday
Tel. 028 9266 3377