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Siege Museum


The Siege Museum is a major visitor attraction and a model of how a community can embrace its history and contribute towards healing rather than division. The Siege Museum and Exhibition is a permanent display of the history of the Siege of Londonderry and the Associated Clubs of the Apprentice Boys of Derry.

A treasure house of artefacts, from past to present. Based over three floors, the exhibition offers an educational and interactive visitor experience.

The purpose-built museum and visitor centre is open Monday to Saturday and welcomes visitors from all over the world. For more information regarding opening hours, prices, group tours etc, please contact

The Siege Museum has been awarded a four-star rating by Tourism N.I. for the 5th consecutive year.  The museum reaches local people from all traditions and enhances their understanding of past conflicts while appealing to wider audiences from across Northern Ireland and internationally.

The aim of the museum is to preserve the cities rich history and to inspire and stimulate good relations and encourage tolerance and respect for all communities, cultures and traditions.  Enhance understanding of the Apprentice Boys of Derry Association, enabling them to play an important role in the wider community of Londonderry and supporting the cities journey to peace.  Support the cultural ambitions of our shared city and be a positive and active partner.

The museum’s ongoing objectives are to continue developing the exhibition and to conserve and promote the museum collection ensuring the heritage of the city is preserved for future generations.  Deliver an entertaining, interactive, and professional programme including educational workshops, guided tours, and exhibitions.  Develop an outreach programme that engages with all communities.

The museum is a centre of education and understanding that is a must visit location for every local and visitor to the Walled City.


The Siege Museum has many artefacts and relics recording the history of the Siege of Londonderry and numerous items referring to the development of the Apprentice Boys of Derry Association.

The museum has a large collection of artefacts dating back to the 1st World War and especially weaponry once owned and retained by soldiers of the 36th Ulster Division.

An exhibition treasure house open to the public to explore.


Siege Museum
13, Society Street, Londonderry BT48 6PJ



Opening hours
Saturday 10.00am – 5.00pm
Last entry 4.00pm

Current admission fees
Adult £5.00
Concession £4.00
Under 12 Free

Group bookings which include a guided tour of the Siege Museum and Apprentice Boys Memorial Hall also available.