Workhouse Museum, Derry, Northern Ireland – Things to See and Do

  • Author:ActiveME
  • Created: November 18, 2013
  • Updated: December 12, 2017
Location: Derry
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The Workhouse Museum in Derry City, N.Ireland was first opened in 1840 and operated as a Workhouse until 1948 after which it was a hospital until 1991. Parts of the building were renovated and it became a museum in 1997 and also houses a Library.
 
Exhibitions include the Atlantic Memorial WWII exhibition, Workhouse life, 19th century poverty and the Famine. 

The building is of great historical interest and a number of ghostly residents are said to haunt the building and surrounding area. 

 

1. Workhouse Museum, Derry, Northern Ireland - Things to See and Do

Altitude: 31 m