Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers Regimental Museum

Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers Regimental Museum
The Castle
Enniskillen
Co. Fermanagh
BT74 7HL
Northern Ireland

Website

www.inniskilling.com

E-mail

museum@inniskilling.com

Telephone

02866 323142

Fax

02866 320359

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Enniskillen Castle is the splendid location of The Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers Regimental Museum. The Castle - once the medieval stronghold of the Maguires - is located on the banks of the picturesque River Erne and presents an array of 19th Century barrack buildings surrounding the Keep. To the south with it distinctive turrets is the 17th Century Watergate and to the east the Heritage Centre. The Regimental Museum is housed in the Castle Keep and has displays which span the history of the Regiment from its formation in 1689 up to modern times.

Venue Type:

Museum

Opening hours

May, June,September
Tues-Fri 1000-1700
Mon & Sat 1400-1700
July-August Mon, Sat & Sun 1400-1700 Tues - Fri 1000-1700 Oct - Apr Mon 1400-1700, Tues - Fri 1000-1700

The Collections trace the history of the regiment from its formation in 1689 to amalgamation in 1968. It is illustrated by a large and well laid out collection of uniforms, weapons, medals, photographs, silver, standards, badges and other regimental memorabilia. A library containing war diaries and archival material is available for research purposes by appointment. Each important part of the Regiment's history is well covered by the collections.

Collection details

Archaeology, Archives, Coins and Medals, Costume and Textiles, Decorative and Applied Art, Fine Art, Land Transport, Music, Natural Sciences, Personalities, Social History, Weapons and War

Key artists and exhibits

  • History of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers Regiment
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