Heritage/Visitor Centre in Down

Ireland is awash with fascinating Heritage and Visitor Centres, many on your doorstep and others only a short drive away. Below we've included some of the most popular ones. Click on a Heritage/Visitor Centre venue below to get more information.

Down - Ulster Folk and Transport Museum

153 Bangor Road, Holywood, Down, BT18 0EU
Ulster Folk and Transport Museum

The Ulster Folk and Transport Museum illustrates the way of life past and present, and the traditions of people in the north of Ireland. The Folk Museum invites you to visit a typical Ulster town of the early 1900s and to stroll through yesteryears countryside with its farms, cottages, cro

Down - Nendrum Monastic Site

Comber, Down
Nendrum Monastic Site

Nendrum Monastery, was founded with the blessing of St Patrick, and was at its prime in the year 1000. It is a magic spot, a beautiful island accessible by bridges, with dry stone walls, heavenly views and a guide & site display The remains of this important pre-Norman monastery include th

Down - Saint Patrick Centre

53A Market Street, Downpatrick, Down, BT30 6LZ
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Patriciu The Story of Saint Patrick. The exhibition explores the legacy of Patrick, ancient and modern, and recalls the saint own story in his own words. A series of interactive displays allows visitors to explore how Patricks legacy developed in early Christian times and reveals the fabul

Down - Hillsborough Courthouse

The Square, Hillsborough, Co Down, BT26 6AG
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This splendid Georgian market house was built c.1760 in classical style, in a market square, as a focus within the planned development of Hillsborough. It was also used as a Courthouse from 1810, and the court room is still an evocative feature. There is an exhibition showing courtroom pro