Official tourism website for Northern Ireland
En

Coleraine Town Hall

The Diamond, Coleraine, County Londonderry, BT52 1DE
Coleraine Town Hall

Book Tickets Online

About

For centuries Coleraine has held a crucial place in Irish history. In the early 17th century Coleraine was key to the Plantation and a fortified town was built on this ancient site on the River Bann. James I issued Coleraine its town charter on 28 June 1613. This gave the town the right to hold markets and send representatives to Parliament.

Located in the centre of Coleraine, the Town Hall is built in warm golden sandstone and in a restrained Italiante style. In 1914, a fine window, by Campbell Brothers of Belfast, illustrating the Irish Society Schools in 1869, the Salmon Leap in 1836, the Diamond in 1815, and the Parish Church as restored in 1775, was inserted to commemorate the tercentenary of the Irish Society. A major renovation and refurbishment scheme in 1994 restored the Town Hall to its former glory and the building is now in pristine condition. A stained glass window was inserted to commemorate Her Majesty The Queen's Diamond Jubilee in 2012.

Today, it is the Coleraine Museum’s accredited exhibition venue, and since 2008 houses the Hugh Thomson Study Room for the work of this prestigious and influential Victorian book illustrator, born in Coleraine 1860. The main hall has a seating capacity of 350 and is equipped with sound and lighting systems of the highest standard. There is also a smaller room (capacity 65) for meetings and shows. Both rooms are available for booking. Coleraine Town Hall also supports the monthly Coleraine Specialty Market and festival events in The Diamond.

The Coleraine Visitor Information Centre is based in the Town Hall.

Book Tickets

Facilities

Attraction Facilities

  • Gift Shop
  • Guided Tours Available

Establishment Features

  • Accept coach parties
  • Toilets

Payment Methods

  • All major credit/debit cards accepted

Provider Preferences

  • Free (parking charges may apply)

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
TicketFree

Free

Add Coleraine Town Hall to your Itinerary

Close window

Call direct on:

Tel+44 (0) 28 7034 4723

Map & Directions

What's Nearby

  1. Mountsandel Wood is the earliest known settlement of man in Ireland dating to between…

    1.09 miles away
  2. Flowerfield Arts Centre is Coleraine’s dedicated arts facility, offering superb…

    3.11 miles away
  3. Between Portstewart and the mouth of the River Bann lies the golden sands and domineering…

    3.56 miles away
  4. Award winning beach in the heart of the resort of Portrush.

    4.89 miles away
  5. Golden sandy beach with views of The Skerries and Causeway headlands.

    5.14 miles away
  6. Castlerock is a 1km (0.7 mile) long stretch of beach between the sea cliffs of Downhill…

    5.21 miles away
  7. The Arcardia includes children's feature paddling pools, play frame and sand area.…

    5.22 miles away
  8. Visitors to the area can explore this unique studio & gallery space featuring the work of…

    5.28 miles away
  9. Coastal Zone is home to coastal and marine exhibitions. Indoor rock pool with live sea…

    5.39 miles away
  10. A regular recipient of the prestigious Blue Flag Award, Whiterocks Beach has become a…

    5.67 miles away
  11. The Blackheath Pottery is a unique pottery house and café, situated between Coleraine and…

    5.91 miles away
  12. Mussenden Temple is located in the beautiful surroundings of Downhill Demesne near…

    5.94 miles away
  13. Hezlett’s picturesque thatched cottage exterior hides a fascinating early timber frame…

    5.94 miles away
  14. Downhill is a golden sandy beach stretching from Downhill Cliffs in the east towards…

    6.45 miles away
  15. Dunluce Castle is located dramatically close to a headland that plunges straight into the…

    6.57 miles away
  16. Ballymoney’s Arts, Museum and Visitor Information Centre is well worth a visit. This…

    7.28 miles away

Virtual Tour

Map & Directions

Back to Top

Tourism Northern Ireland

Don't Miss