European Heritage Open Days 2018

Saturday 8 September 2018
Ballymena & Carrickfergus

Arthur Cottage, Cullybackey
Step back in time to the late 18th century as you enter this carefully restored cottage which was the ancestral home of Chester Alan Arthur, 21st President of the United States of America. Enjoy some soda bread and pancakes baked over the open turf fire after a tour of the cottage and interpretive centre.
Contact Ballymena Visitor Information Centre on 028 2563 5010 for more information.

Ballymena Town Hall and Mid-Antrim Museums Collection Stores, 11am
Supporting the European Heritage Open Days 2018, this provides opportunity to have a guided ‘behind the scenes’ tour of the Town Hall and museum collection stores and workshop.
For more details contact 028 2563 5029.

Carrickfergus Museum and Civic Centre, Theatrical Musuem Tour, 2pm
Carrickfergus Museum provides a remarkable glimpse of life in a town that grew up around its magnificent Norman castle. Don’t miss our unique tour experience as we’ll be joined by Sir Arthur Chichester himself, giving some of his insights into historic Carrickfergus.
Contact Carrickfergus Museum for more details on 028 9335 8241 or email

Carrickfergus Castle