About Us


North Down Museum packs a lot into a small space, telling the history of the area from the Bronze Age to the present day. Take some time to look around the website and learn more about our collections, events and exhibitions - we hope to welcome you on a visit soon!

Opening Times

Tuesday - Saturday     10.00am - 4.30pm
Sunday                         12 noon - 4.30pm

The Museum is also open 10.00am - 4.30pm on Bank Holiday Mondays and Mondays in July and August

The Museum is accessible for disabled visitors.





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Our Museum Shop offers a range of family learning activities, games, toys, and souvenirs as well as a selection of books on local and historical topics. Tickets for Ards and North Down Arts Events may also be purchased from the Museum Shop, or online at https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/ardsandnorthdown

Coffee Cure @ the Museum

The Museum CafĂ© offers freshly made tea and coffee, lunch and snacks for visitors. Special menus are available at certain times of the year, such as Easter and Mothers’ Day. For further information please follow the link below or to reserve a table please phone the cafe on: 028 9127 8050


Contacting the Museum

We welcome any comments you may have.
Our contact details are:

North Down Museum
Town Hall
Castle Park Avenue
BT20 4BT

T: +44 (0) 28 9127 1200
E: museum@ardsandnorthdown.gov.uk