FLAME: the Gasworks Museum of Ireland

44 Irish Quarter West
Carrickfergus BT38 8AT


Carrickfergus boasts Ireland's sole surviving coal gasworks and is one of only three left in the British Isles. Visit this unique site and see how gas was made from coal in Europe's largest set of hoizontal retorts. You'll also get a great view of the town from the top of the gasholder. Collections: Besides the gasworks, FLAME also has an extensive collection of gas appliances and a library on the gas industry.