European Heritage Open Day offers everyone the opportunity to see Behind the Scenes at the Braid Museum in Ballymena. To celebrate European Heritage Open Days 2015 Mid-Antrim Museum staff will take visitors into the nooks and crannies which are normally closed to the public.

See Behind the Scenes at the Braid Museum in Ballymena

Have your own personal tour and see exactly what goes on behind the scenes. Highlights of the tour include a visit to the Mayor’s Parlour and the museum’s collection store


The ‘Behind the Scenes’ Tour in Ballymena will be held on Saturday 12 September beginning at 11am. The tour lasts for an hour and admission is free. Don’t worry about booking, just meet at The Braid Reception/ Visitor Information Centre. When you are there you can also have a look around existing exhibitions including the Interactive Collection Wall, and enjoy the History gallery.

European Heritage Open Days in 2014 saw over 415 properties opening for free and holding events across Northern Ireland. Inspired by new themes such as Anniversaries, Film, Food and Craft there were many new and exciting openers and events. If you would like to find out more about other European Heritage day events click here. In 2015, the European Heritage Open Days promise to be just as exciting as we get the opportunity to explore the Braid Museum in Ballymena.