Irish Linen Centre and Lisburn Museum


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Market Square
Lisburn
Co. Antrim
BT28 1AG
Northern Ireland

  • Phone: 028 92 663377

The Irish Linen Centre and Lisburn Museum houses a major exhibition of the history of Irish Linen, an interactive gallery with hands on participation in linen manufacturing processes; an audio-visual presentation on the lives of workers in a Victorian factory setting and hand loom weavers producing linen on restored 19th century looms. There is a FREE comprehensive education programme which includes the Museum and Lisburn's Castle Gardens. Full details on request.

Further information

Opening Hours:

Mon-Sat 0930-1700 Last Admission one hour before closing Closed Sundays and some public holidays. Please contact Reception Desk (028 9266 3377) for specific information on public holiday closures.

Charges:

Admission free

Upcoming events:

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Facilities and services

Facilities:

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Cafeteria
  • Education facilities available
  • Library with public access
  • Object study facilities available (enquire in advance)
  • Parking for disabled available
  • Reception and lunch facilities for educational groups
  • Research facilities for academics
  • Restaurant
  • Shop
  • Study facilities
  • Toilets for disabled
  • Wheelchair access to all public areas
  • Wheelchairs available for loan

Facilities information:

Also housed within the Irish Linen Centre and Lisburn Museum is a speciality linen and craft shop.

Services:

  • Academic publications and resources available
  • Adult lectures and courses held
  • Braille information and/or interpretation
  • Brochure or leaflet available with directions to museum
  • Events and resources for children and families
  • Events/teaching/resources for people with disabilities
  • Foreign language leaflet or brochure available
  • Induction loops in exhibition spaces
  • Information point provided
  • Loan service
  • Member of staff available with responsibility for education
  • Object identification and/or written enquiry service
  • Pre-booking service for groups
  • Primary school education service available
  • Printed/audio-visual information available for schools
  • Secondary school education service available
  • Teaching/resources available for HE/FE students
  • Touch exhibits

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