Attraction in Larne, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Larne Museum and Arts Centre
The Larne Museum and Arts Centre in Larne, Northern Ireland offers a busy programme of events, exhibitions and educational programmes throughout the year for a fascinating experience. They are also the operational centre for all Larne Borough Council Arts, Heritage and Civic events all housed in this beautifully restored and renovated historic building, with many original features. The Larne Museum and Arts Centre welcomes you to a walk back in time to relive the distinctive history and heritage of the area with modern and attractive displays. The McNeill Theatre here is available for larger theatre and music events, and is available for hire on occasion.
Olderfleet Castle in Larne, Northern Ireland lies in the harbour area and is said to have been built by the Scottish Bisset family in the 13th century. Rebuilt in 1612 with no domestic features, it is believed it was built as a fortified warehouse and watchtower, and was one of the three castles that guarded the harbour of Larne in Larne Lough. Olderfleet Castle is a not very spectacular attraction and ruin in an industrial area, but well worth a visit for it's historical value.