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Museum of Free Derry, Derry
(4.5/5 based on 380+ reviews on the web)
Learn about Northern Ireland's civil rights era of the 1960s and the Early Troubles era of the 1970s at Museum of Free Derry. View artifacts from Bloody Sunday (January 30, 1972) and its aftermath, including hate mail sent to the families of the victims. Be moved as the story of that day unfolds via storyboards, photos, and film. Listen to real sound recordings of Bloody Sunday, and search for bullet holes still present on the outside of the building. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Museum of Free Derry and many more Derry attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Derry trip builder.
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  • Personal account s of Bloody Sunday.Heartbreaking,informative and a accurate account of what went on on that awful day.A must see for any visitor and great value for money. 
  • As someone who grew up seeing news pictures of the "Troubles" from a distance, this aspect of Derry history was the main reason for visiting the town. This small museum in temporary premises was fasci...  more »
  • The temporary site had plenty of exhibits and lots of information on the struggle people had gone through. The film clips showed the events that had taken place and the computers had other information...  more »
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  • I love this place so much I named my little girl derry,and it also shows the strength and determination of the people of derry,no matter how badly we were treated we never and never will give oor city to foreign country
  • An eye-opening experience. Very informative even though it documents the suffering of the Irish. The only reason I didn't give the full 5 stars is because it would be heartless to say "I loved it"...
  • Really wanted to see this. Having lived through the events but from the distance of Carrickfergus and Belfast it was nice to see it from the perspective of the people directly involved. Also despite visiting Derry on many times in the 70's to 90's first time actually down in the Bogside. Feel that only by use learning from all sides can we hope to learn from the past and most importantly avoid repeating iy.
  • Thank you so much for this very impressive exhibition. After my visit my feelings were so...shaken! Thanks a lot for sending me the translated guide afterwards via email, appreciated!
  • Must see exhibition if you have some time in Derry.