Museum Closure

At a Special Council meeting tonight (19 March), Members have agreed a series of measures to enable the Council to continue to deliver critical services during the COVID-19 pandemic.

All Council buildings are closed to the public effective 10pm on 19 March 2020 until 30 April 2020 initially. This includes:

- Arts Centre, Newtownards
- North Down Museum
- Visitor Information Centres

• All Council events are cancelled initially until 30 June 2020. All events organised by outside agencies on Council land are also cancelled until 30 June 2020.

We will be re-scheduling some events that werre due to take place during the impacted time frame and will keep you posted on when and where these will take place.

We will be working our way through refunds in the coming days so please bear with us.

We will continue to use our social media and website as a platform for you to engage in creative content over the coming weeks.

For up to date information visit or follow our social media channels.

We would like to thank you for your valued custom, continued support and patience in these unprecedented times and look forward to welcoming you back as soon as is safe to do so.