Larne Museum and Arts Centre

Larne Museum and Arts Centre

Photograph of the outside of Larne Museum and Arts Centre

Built in 1905, this historic building opened its doors to the public in 1906 as the Carnegie Free Library following financial assistance from the American millionaire and philanthropist Mr Andrew Carnegie.  In 2005, to commemorate its centenary year, the building was restored and renovated, retaining many of its original features.

Opening Hours

Monday - Friday, 10.00am - 4.30pm
Admission free.
Saturday Opening:
Larne Museum & Arts Centre is currently open on one Saturday per month from 10.00am - 4.30pm.

Contact Details

Larne Museum & Arts Centre
Mid and East Antrim Borough Council
2 Victoria Road
BT40 1RN
T: 028 28 262443

Location and car parking

Car parking is not available on site. Pay and display car parking is available opposite the building in Fairhill Car Park on Victoria Road. Other nearby pay and display car parks are situated on Agnew Street, Narrow Gauge Road and Riverdale.  Nearby free car parks are situated in Exchange Road, Bridge Street, High Street, Inver Road, Narrow Gauge Road and Riverdale. 

Disabled Access: For anyone with mobility issues, the extended driveway to the side of the museum building is available as a drop-off point. Please call in advance if you would like to use this facility.