From Lisburn Museum’s Archives: HRH Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh (1921-2021) and his first visit to Lisburn

From Lisburn Museum's Archives: HRH Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh (1921-2021) and his first visit to Lisburn Born in Corfu, Greece, the young Prince Philip’s early life was turbulent.  Following a coup against the Greek Royal Family, he fled to Paris.  Philip was educated in England and Scotland, and joined the [...]

Behind the scenes: education equipment maintenance

Even though our doors are closed the education team are still working away behind the scenes in Lisburn Museum. Recently we have been taking the opportunity to catch up with some routine maintenance of the equipment used in the galleries for demonstrations and workshops. The spinning wheels we work on are wooden [...]

Question: What’s your favourite building or streetscape in the #LCCC area?

What's your favourite building or streetscape in the #LCCC area? Comment below and we'll try and feature a historic image of it in the #VirtualMuseum this week!  Join the conversation on our social media channels.   #VirtualMuseum #LCCC #Lisburn #Castlereagh #MuseumFromHome #IrishMuseumsOnline

Musical Christmas Cracker at Lisburn Museum

Musical Christmas Cracker at Lisburn Museum Music and Festive Food at the Irish Linen Centre & Lisburn Museum The Irish Linen Centre & Lisburn Museum will host a musical Christmas extravaganza on 15th December 2018.  The evening will feature festive music from award-winning brass band Dynamic Brass, local author and rising literary star [...]

Professor Alice Roberts’ visit to the museum, August 2017

Professor Alice Roberts' visit to the museum, August 2017 On Friday 11th August 2017 the museum had the pleasure of hosting Professor Alice Roberts and her film crew.  Working on a programme relating to Victorian industry, Professor Roberts tried her hand at spinning and weaving in our Flax to Fabric exhibition. Below, Alice is pictured [...]

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