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Ballymena Museum (Morrow's Shop)

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Once a draper's shop, the museum was opened in 1988 and houses a mixed local history collection. Exhibits range from the original headstone of David Herbison (1800-80), 'Bard of Dunclug' and leading poet of the Mid-Antrim Rhyming Weavers, to a collection of items relating to the former Flamingo Ballroom in Ballymena, where stars like Jim Reeves, Roy Orbison and even the Rolling Stones once played to enthusiastic audiences. Tel 028 25 653663, Fax 028 25 638582.

Location: 13-15 Bridge Street, Ballymena BT42 1A

Other History nearby:
(Ballymena) Ballymena Museum (Morrow's Shop)
(Belfast) People's Museum at Fernhill House
(Belfast) Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) Museum

05/12 Coming to The Ballymena area