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Milford House Collection

Presented as a family home no 3 Victoria Street has unique warm and welcoming feeling. Packed with the remaining contents of Milford House family possessions including documents and costumes, the Manor House School collections and fine collections of Georgian, Regency and Victorian furnituRe from Somerset House London, and old master paintings.

Milford House was the one of its age. The most technologically advanced house in 19th century Ireland- the first in Ireland to be lit with hydro electricity. The Palace of a modern magician- the creation of Robert Garmany Mc Crum, self made industrialist, benefactor and inventor who revolutionized the linen industry. His son William invented the penalty kick rule in football and his daughter Harriette was a founding member of the women’s suffragette movement in Ireland. By 1880 Milford House had six bathrooms each with a Jacuzzi and Turkish bath and a waterfall in the dining room. From 1936 to 1965 it was home to the Manor House School- the only Country house residential school for girls of its kind in Northern Ireland. Visit the museum at no 57 and guided tours will reveal the fascinating world the extraordinary Mc Crum family, the spectacular house they built and life at the Manor House School.

Information

Opening times:
Please ring in advance of a visit. Usual opening hours: April - September, weekends and Bank Holidays 2pm - 6pm. By appointment at any other time.

Tel: 02837525467 / 07854784256
Email: milfordhouse.org.uk
Web: http://www.milfordhouse.org.uk
Address: 3 Victoria Street, Armagh, BT61 9DS

Admission:
Adults 3.50, Concessions 2.50

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