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Lovely little museum,interesting for non Americans as well. Good display of WW2 Ranger memorabilia... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2018
Allan B
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Blackpool
Off the Beaten Railway Track

This place is off the main road by the railway tracks, the building of which obliterated the... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2018
Michael D
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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 July 2018

Lovely little museum,interesting for non Americans as well. Good display of WW2 Ranger memorabilia with a fantastic guide (Sean) Make yourself at home was his welcome and he even offered to make us a cup of tea.

1  Thank Allan B
Reviewed 23 May 2018

This place is off the main road by the railway tracks, the building of which obliterated the original house of President Andrew Jackson's Parents. The house that is now presented is a genuine period house with typical contents. The US Rangers Museum was a nice...More

1  Thank Michael D
Reviewed 15 May 2018

We found this stop facinating. We learned a lot about our American president"s ancestral home. Just as interesting was the US Rangers museum located behind the cottage. I knew nothing about this elite US military body.

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Reviewed 25 February 2018

After you've been to Belfast and the Titanic exhibition, make the time to go to Carrickfergus. Apart from the impressive Norman fortress of Carrickfergus Castle there is also the Andrew Jackson Centre, a 17th Century cottage commemorating the ancestry of the 7th president of the...More

2  Thank magnusmackereth
Reviewed 21 February 2018

Had a great time learning of my family history from Sean! Also had an Awesome experience at the US Ranger center as well. Great visit, all facilities very clean, and Sean is Amazing! Very informative and helpful. Definitely a must see.

2  Thank Thomas S
Reviewed 18 February 2018

A great wee gem of a cottage. Andrew Jacksons family resided at the cottage and emigrated to America, Andrew wasn't born in Carrickfergus but his blood line was Northern Ireland. Very interesting and informative,it goes on to tell you about the elite US Rangers, they...More

1  Thank magicpatsy
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

We had a list of places to visit whilst in Carrickfergus, this was on my husbands list as it also houses the American Rangers Museum. Listening to Sean was one of the most interesting talks we have had on our trip, he can talk so...More

1  Thank Tinaballerina
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

I took my dad, 90 years of age, to the Andrew Jackson Centre as part of a little day trip. I expected to spend around 30 minutes looking at the exhibits, but that was before we met Sean! Sean is the guide for the centre,...More

1  Thank Peter D
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Sean was a great guide! The history behind the cottage and the Rangers museum was really interesting. Sean took the time to talk to me about some of Australia's connection to Belfast through a mural and even followed up with an email of a photo...More

1  Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Sean (George) was great!! He explained us a lot he invites coffe and tea and he es an excelent guide in that beatiful place. Very interesting all what we learned here. Visit it!!!

2  Thank CapochaBuenosAires
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