Andrew Jackson & US Rangers Centre
Carrickfergus BT38 7EQ
The Andrew Jackson Cottage highlights Carrickfergus' strong American and Ulster-Scots connections as well as telling the story of Andrew Jackson, the 7th president of the USA, whose parents emigrated to America from Carrickfergus in 1765. Located less than a mile from the town centre off the Larne Road, this single storey building has been restored to its original state.
59 Castle Street
Ballycastle BT54 6AS
Ballycastle Museum houses the Irish Home Industries Workshop collection. This is a remarkable collection of the Arts and Crafts movement in Ireland from the early 1900s.
Ballymoney Town Hall, Townhead Street
Ballymoney BT53 6BE
The exhibition galleries include everything from Mesolithic archaeology to motorcycle road racing. On display are rare finds from the Bronze Age and Medieval period as well as exhibits associated with the political upheaval of the late 18th century and the United Irish Rebellion.
Braid, The - Mid-Antrim Museum
The Braid, 1-29 Bridge Street
Ballymena BT43 5EJ
The Mid-Antrim Museum at The Braid features galleries showcasing an impressive collection of fascinating artefacts of both local and national significance, alongside an exciting range of changing exhibitions. The use of interactive media brings history to life - as visitors are enticed to step back in time in a multi-sensory experience - while adjoining displays of artefacts are complimented by dramatic images of the local landscape.
Carrickfergus Museum and Civic Centre, 11 Antrim Street
Carrickfergus BT38 7DG
Local museum interpreting the long and distinguished history of the town and surrounding area, with artefacts of treasure excavated in Carrickfergus. There are multi-media and audio-visual presentations.
Causeway School Museum
52 Causeway Road
Bushmills BT57 8SU
The Causeway School Museum, situated beside the Giant's Causeway, was built in 1915 and designed by the architect Clough Williams-Ellis of Portmeirion fame. Clough Williams-Ellis was employed by the MacNaghten family who instructed that the school be built in memory of Lord Edward MacNaghten.
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.
Larne Museum & Arts Centre
2 Victoria Road
Larne BT40 1RN
TThis historic building, beautifully restored and renovated, with many of its original features remaining intact, houses Larne Museum with its modern and attractive displays, reflecting the distinctive history and heritage of the area. The port of Larne is the principal gateway into Northern Ireland and the strong maritime links of this east Antrim coastal community are portrayed through a variety of exhibits relating to the first roll-on, roll-off ferries, the Royal Navy and the Princess Victoria disaster.
Mid-Antrim Museums Service
Mid-Antrim Museum, The Braid, 1-29 Bridge Street
Ballymena BT43 5EJ
Local Authority Partnership established in 1998 to provide enhanced museum services covering four Borough Councils within County Antrim of Ballymena, Larne, Newtownabbey and Carrickfergus with the flagship museum being Mid-Antrim Museum at The Braid, Ballymena.
Museum of the Royal Irish Regiment
Headquarters, The Royal Irish Regiment, St Patrick's Barracks
Ballymena BT43 7BH
The Royal Irish Regiment is the last Irish Infantry Regiment. Born at midnight on 1st July 1992, the history of the regiment dates back to 1689 when the 'Inniskillingers' were raised at the castle in Enniskillen.