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Workhouse Museum

Suitability: Everyone
Contact: Workhouse Museum
W: http://www.derrycity.gov.uk/Museums/Workhouse-Museum
T: 028 7131 8328
E: museums@derrycity.gov.uk


Opened in 1840 this building was a Workhouse until 1948, after which it was used as a hospital until 1991. The Museum opened in 1997 and occupies two floors of the old Workhouse building.

At present the exhibition includes:
The Atlantic Memorial exhibition, dealing with the extensive part played by Derry in the Battle of the Atlantic during World War II
Artefacts and archives on display throughout the building relating to Workhouse life, 19th century poverty and the Famine.

23 Glendermott Road Londonderry Londonderry BT47 6BG

http://www.derrycity.gov.uk/Museums/Workhouse-Museum



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