Please note: Our reception at The Braid will be closed on Friday 24 May 2024.

Museums and Arts

Museums and Arts

Our Museum and Heritage Service promotes history and heritage by preserving and interpreting our collections for the public good.  

We inspire learning by hosting exhibitions, events and community programmes.

Our aim is to ensure that it is an enjoyable experience for all. 

Admission is free to all our museums.  

From state of the art venues to arts partnerships and collaborations across sectors, the Borough also boasts over 150 arts groups and a range of annual festivals and community arts programmes. 

The creative energy across the area has resulted in opportunities for everyone to engage in diverse arts and cultural experiences.

Opening Hours

Mid-Antrim Museum

Monday – Saturday: 10am – 4pm  

Carrickfergus Museum

Monday – Saturday, 10am – 4pm

Carrickfergus Museum’s exhibition gallery and community archive are open Monday - Friday, 10am - 4pm. 

Carrickfergus Museum’s main gallery is open Monday – Saturday 10am – 4pm.

The Guard Room at the Warrant Officer’s House, at Carrickfergus Museum & Civic Centre, is open Monday - Friday, 10am - 4pm.

Visit the US Rangers Museum, Carrickfergus, from the comfort of your own home with our amazing new virtual online tour.