Milford House Museum


Milford House


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

Search for Lost contents of Milford House


Milford House Museum has finally found the advertisement of the auction of the contents of Milford House Armagh. On Saturday November 1st 1930, The Ulster Gazette & Armagh Standard advertised:


This is the only record of the contents of Milford House which we have. Milford Buildings Preservation Trust are anxious to trace and where possible acquire the missing items on the list which were sold at auction. We are appealing to the public for any information relating the whereabouts of the original contents of Milford House or if anyone even has an auction catalogue for the sale to please contact us at Milford House Museum 57 William Street Milford Armagh . Telephone 02837525467,  07854784256 (Keeper of Collections). Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

No. 3 Victoria Street Armagh - Milford House Collection


About no. 3 Victoria Street

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!

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


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