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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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  • An informative view of life in Derry during the troubles. The museum was still being worked on outside in this new location. The information, clothing, and videos brought to life the events of the cit...  more »
  • This is a very interesting museum especially for those who would like to better understand the "troubles". There are some quite graphic exhibits but the events especially on Bloody Sunday were horrifi...  more »
  • Very new, very small and very basic layout, however very intense in terms of the information, exhibits and story it tells. Should however issue some kind of pre-warning regarding the graphic images in...  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.