Apprentice Boys Museum and Exhibition

The Apprentice Boys of Derry Museum and Exhibition is a permanent display of the history of the “Siege of Derry” and of the Associated Clubs of the Apprentice Boys of Derry located in the Memorial Hall.

Opened in 2007, the main part of the exhibition is the dedicated display space on the first floor. This presents the history of the Siege of Derry and explains the development of the Apprentice Boys Association and the background to the modern celebrations. On the ground floor there is a display space with exhibits from the more recent history of Londonderry and Northern Ireland.

In addition to the museum and exhibition, visitors can view one of the finest collections of meeting rooms used by the “Loyal Orders”. There is a separate room for each of the orders: Apprentice Boys of Derry, Orange Order, Women’s Orange and the Royal Black Institution.

Tour guides are on hand to answer any questions and give more in-depth explanations of our Association and history.

Siege Heroes Trail

The Memorial Hall is the starting point for the Siege Heroes Trail. All visitors to the museum can pick up a copy of the Trail booklet. Take a look at the Trail website for more details:

Group Visits

Group visits to the Hall are welcome all year. Please get in touch if you plan to bring a group to the museum to check availability.

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