Milford House Museum

 

Milford House

A GRADE B1 LISTED BUILDING IN DANGER

Milford House was once the talk of 19th century Ireland the wonder of its age and Milford linen was known throughout the world. Today  the factory is gone, Milford House derelict and is one of the top twelve listed buildings at risk in Northern Ireland, but this doesnt mean it has been forgotten about. Now thanks to the dedicated work of the  Milford Buildings Preservation Trust...

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"Mass kidnappings, inventions that revolutionized the worlds of business and sport, letters to and from Stalin, if theres a building in Ireland with a more fascinating history than Milford House, just outside Armagh I'd be surprised"
Gordon Adair, BBC Newsline
 

EHOD Weekend at Milford House

EHOD WEEKEND AT MILFORD HOUSE COLLECTION

Saturday 8th September 10.00am to 6.00pm

Sunday 10.30am to 6.00pm


Milford Buildings Preservation Trust opens Milford House Collection with free Access on European Open Heritage Weekend in September 2018. This year's theme is 'The Art of Sharing' celebrating the fascinating industrial and social heritage of Milford House and the extraordinary legacy of the people who lived and worked there from its days as a home, a private girls school and even a special care hospital. Milford House  is world famous and attracts visitors from all over the world.

This years you can see wedding dresses on display. Enjoy free guided tours or take a self guided tour. Living history will be wearing beautiful costumes. Discover great works of art, tales of mass kidnappings, inventions which revolutionized the world of linen and sport and inventions to and from Stalin. Milford House is one of Ulster's most fascinating historic houses. Come early as this event is sure to be popular.

No. 3 Victoria Street Armagh - Milford House Collection

 

WELCOME TO 3 VICTORIA STREET ARMAGH

Built in 1850 this handsome townhouse is located in Victoria Street in the prestigious Armagh City, where William McCrum of Milford House spent his last days in poverty in a boarding house. A tour of this elegant house reveals the fascinating world of Milford House. The elegant interiors evoke the family tastes, artworks and personal possessions from Milford House and their extraordinary achievements. While the possessions of girls who attended Manor House School at Milford House reveal wonderful tales including mass kidnappings  and even a famous actress! Now as Milford Buildings Preservation Trust breathes new life into the house it is once again a marvel. We hope you enjoy your visit.

OPENING FOR 2018 SEASON

Easter opening hours: Open Saturday 31st March 2.00 - 6.00pm

                                        Closed Easter Sunday and Monday

Milford House Collection will reopen on for 2018 season on April 7th. Tickets can be purchased at main house or booked in advance. 

Browse our second hand bookshop and enjoy a relaxing day out for all  the family



WHATS ON- CELEBRATING WOMEN'S SUFFERAGE
To mark the centenary of Women gaining the right to vote we celebrate the women who made it possible. Discover the fascinating story of Harriette McCrum a founding member of the Women's Sufferage Movement in Ireland and her friendship with Millicent Fawcett the leader of the Women's Sufferage Movement. Displays include Harriette McCrum's wedding dress and a magnifying glass that was a present from Millicent Fawcett. Harriette later wrote to Stalin and told him how to run Russia! 

 

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