Armagh County Museum

The oldest county museum in Ireland. Its collections capture centuries of stories relating to the people who lived, worked and had connections with this famous city and historic county. 

Open Year Round.

Admission is Free.

Armagh, Co. Armagh (See Map Below)


The collections at Armagh County Museum capture centuries of stories relating to the people who lived, worked and had connections with this famous city and historic county. With collections ranging from local history and fine art to archaeology and natural history, this is the ideal place to experience a flavour of the famous 'orchard county'.

The museum's art collection illustrates the story of life in Armagh over the centuries. Some of the most intriguing stories of local lives are interwoven amid the diverse displays. From splendid wedding dresses and rural crafts to fine military uniforms, each object conveys its own human story.

The museum hosts many temporary exhibitions including those highlighting objects from the collections and material borrowed from further afield. Working with the local community, it provides a venue for a wide variety of exhibitions including the stirring music of the pipes and the best of contemporary works by local artists.


The museum is located approximately half-way along the Mall East, between the old gaol and the courthouse in Armagh city centre. 20 minutes from Newry and 45 minutes from Belfast, on the Mall in the city centre. 

Armagh County Museum Location:

Always Check Opening Times

The opening times on this website are as provided to us.These can change. It is ALWAYS advisable to check open days and times directly with the attraction before you visit.

Visitor Information

Armagh County Museum
The Mall East, Armagh, BT61 9BE
T. +44 (0)28 3752 3070

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Open Year Round

Monday - Friday 10:00 - 17:00
Saturday 10:00 - 13:00 & 14:00 - 17:00

Closed: Sundays and during Christmas - check their website for details. 

Approx Visit Duration: 45 minutes


  • ALL Admissions are FREE of Charge. No tickets needed. Enjoy!  


There are a wide range of places to eat nearby.


Small shop with an interesting selection of books relating to Armagh and St Patrick as well as 'pocket money' items and confectionery.  


Limited free car parking along the Mall. Parking (fee required) available nearby.


Wheelchair accessible and accessible toilet.  

Note: Opening times may be subject to change, check their website for updates.

Indoor (all weather) Family Friendly Wheelchair Access Baby Changing Assistance / Guide Dogs Permitted Gift Shop
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