Mid-Antrim Museum

Mid-Antrim Museum

Photograph of the outside of The Braid, Ballymena

Named after the river that runs through Ballymena, the Braid weaves together history, arts and culture alongside contemporary conference, tourism and civic facilities on a site that has been for centuries the centre of local civic life. 

From family activities to special interest events, there's something for everyone.

We provide a range of services including the Mid-Antrim Museum as well as The Braid Arts Centre which hosts touring events, classes, conferences and meeting facilities.

Free Admission

Visit The Braid website

Opening Hours

Our current opening hours are:

Monday – Saturday, 10am – 4pm

Contact Details

For further information on Mid-Antrim Museum’s changing exhibitions, tours, talks and events please contact:

The Braid
Museum & Arts Centre
1 - 29 Bridge Street
BT43 5EJ

T: 028 2563 5077
E: BraidMuseum@midandeastantrim.gov.uk


The Braid is situated at the junction of Linenhall Street and Bridge Street beside the Town Hall.