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Royal Irish Fusiliers Museum

Sovereigns House | Mall East, Armagh BT61 9BE, Northern Ireland
+44 28 3752 2911
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Excellent museum full of rare items

We had a lovely trip round the museum. There are some very rare and special items on show. The... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
Jrfamily15
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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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Very interesting place great history on view. Can recommend a visit, allow time plenty to see and... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2017
GerardDev
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Armagh, United Kingdom
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Museum celebrates the history of the Royal Irish Fusiliers, which have played an important part in Armagh's history since 1793, including interpretive displays of the Armagh, Cavan and Monaghan Militias from 1793 to 1968.
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  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM, 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Sovereigns House | Mall East, Armagh BT61 9BE, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

We had a lovely trip round the museum. There are some very rare and special items on show. The staff are very friendly, knowledgeable and helpful.

Thank Jrfamily15
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Very interesting place great history on view. Can recommend a visit, allow time plenty to see and absorb. Check opening hours before you visit.

Thank GerardDev
Reviewed 11 July 2017

With so many mergers in the army it's getting rarer to find individual regimental museums of this nature. Unlike places such as the IWM this is small but packed with exhibits stretching back hundreds of years through all the campaigns this infantry unit took part...More

Thank Glyn D
RIrishFMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Royal Irish Fusiliers Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2017

Many thanks for your review, we're pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 17 May 2017

Located adjacent to the Court House in a lovely period building. Displays relate to the Irish soldier over the years and change on a regular basis. Royal Irish Fusiliers recruited in Counties Armagh, Monaghan and Cavan. The museum can also help with research either through...More

Thank Ian7H964
RIrishFMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Royal Irish Fusiliers Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2017

Thanks for your review Ian, glad you enjoyed your visit and thanks for highlighting our research facilities.

Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

This is a military museum treating, mainly, the history of a disbanded local regiment. It's interesting and free and you should go to it, not once, but repeatedly. It will repay each visit.

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RIrishFMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Royal Irish Fusiliers Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2017

Many thanks for your review, and we'd be pleased to see you back again, as we update our displays. Glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 10 November 2016

Extensive collection of uniforms, weapons and medals. Fascinating to see a Victoria Cross. The medals were well displayed in lots of pull out drawers. Free with opportunity to donate.

1  Thank Ian S
RIrishFMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Royal Irish Fusiliers Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2016

Hi Ian, so glad you enjoyed your visit. We pride ourselves in covering every bit of space that we can and thank you for highlighting our donation facility.

Reviewed 17 August 2016

I visited the museum in August 2016. I had been researching family history related to the First World War in general but the Royal Irish Fusilier in particular. I had sent some information in advance to the researcher so when I arrived he had all...More

Thank Arcacia24
RIrishFMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Royal Irish Fusiliers Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2016

Many thanks for your kind comments. Keeping the history alive and helping with family research is key to our museum. Glad you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Came here by myself to waste time while my wife was shopping. For any history buff this is a must visit. It's the only time I wanted my wife to spend longer shopping. The displays and information are fantastic. Also they have real medals and...More

1  Thank millarballs
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Spent an hour here and really enjoyed it,a lot of history here and we'll presented,quite a few people here trying to find out about there relatives history in the regiment,a nice building and quite a pleasant place to visit I will be back

Thank davey115
Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

I grew up in Armagh but can never recall visiting The Royal Irish Fusiliers Museum previously. Although I've now been living away from Armagh for over 20 years I do occasionally return to visit friends and family and thus today took the opportunity to call...More

1  Thank CiaraSlevin
RIrishFMuseum, Public Relations Manager at Royal Irish Fusiliers Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2016

Thanks for your comments. We're glad that you could spend some time with us on your return to Armagh, hopefully we'll see you again.

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