Armagh County Museum. Exterior.

Armagh County Museum

Free to all

The oldest county museum in Ireland, Armagh County Museum captures centuries of stories relating to the local people.

A treasure trove of information about Armagh's past, this museum offers a fascinating journey through time for visitors of all ages, with wide-ranging exhibits and resources.

A Wealth of History

Learn about the various people who have inhabited the region over the centuries through the museum’s vast collection, including prehistoric tools, Roman artefacts, Early Christian monuments, and medieval weaponry.

Explore the natural world

The museum doesn't just focus on human history, it also houses a collection dedicated to the natural world of County Armagh. This section features displays on the county's geology, flora and fauna, and explores the diverse animal life that thrives in the region.

Local artists

On display are works by many well-known Irish artists such as AE Russell, John Luke and JB Vallely, offering visitors a glimpse into the artistic heritage of County Armagh and the creativity of its people.

Research and Genealogy

Looking for something, or someone, more specific? The Armagh County Museum research library offers local archive material, and photographic and map collections.

Set in a beautiful Georgian tree lined Mall and with a range of changing exhibitions, Armagh County Museum is the perfect place to see and explore the 'orchard county'.

Visitor information


Armagh County Museum

The Mall East, Armagh, County Armagh, BT61 9BE
02837 523070

Free to all

Opening times

Mon – Fri, 10am – 5pm
Sat, 10am – 1pm and 2pm – 5pm
Closed 12 & 13 Jul, 25 - 26 Dec and 1 Jan

Visitor information

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