Museum of Free Derry, Derry

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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. Make Museum of Free Derry a centerpiece of your Derry vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Derry trip planning app .
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  • Coming from " the other tradition " in Northern Ireland I also lived through those times. It is only recently felt able to visit bogside. I'm so sorry I was brainwashed into believing that I had been ...  more »
  • We learned so much in this museum. It was small but extremely meaningful. It does not take too long to get through it but it put a lot into perspective that changed my views of alot of things. We took...  more »
  • Entrance poorly signed..place closed early and locals seemed to know nothing about it. Pity as would've been a nice book-end to City Walking tour  more »
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  • Excellent exhibition of local heritage & history with range of artefacts as well as photographic & audio visual materials surrounding Bloody Sunday, the troubles and the eventual finding of innocence of those murdered. Well worth the £4 admission
  • A must visit museum when in the city. On 30 January 1972, 13 civil rights marchers were shot dead in Derry by the Army in what became known as Bloody Sunday. Another died from his injuries a few months later. A very nice Museum will show everyone why Jaw Jaw is better than War War. Sadly the retired Bishop of Derry, Dr Edward Daly, a photograph of whom became the iconic image of that day, died aged 82.
  • Makes you think about the northern Ireland troubles. Just a repressed populous?
  • Had a interesting, nice and private tour with a nice guy!
  • Loved the place wil def b back again very soon

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