Museums and Arts

Museums and Arts

Photograph of people involved in the Larne Carnival Parade

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.

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.  

Opening Hours

Mid-Antrim Museum at The Braid is open Monday-Friday 10am-3pm.

Larne Museum & Arts Centre is open Monday-Friday 10am-3pm.

Carrickfergus Museum’s exhibition gallery and community archive are open Monday-Friday 10am-3pm. The main gallery remains closed for refurbishment.

The Guard Room at the Warrant Officer’s House, at Carrickfergus Museum & Civic Centre, is open Monday-Friday 10am-3pm.

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You can also find out more by exploring the tabs on the left.