Visit our museum
The museum upstairs in the station building at Downpatrick houses a fascinating collection of relics telling the story of Irish Railways in general, and also a unique collection of Belfast & County Down Railway artefacts.
Our museum display, upstairs in the station building in Downpatrick, will take you through the history of railways in County Down – from the railway’s first sod being cut to closure of the BCDR system in 1950.
We also have an interesting collection of railway artefacts connected with the BCDR:
- Signals and signalling equipment and diagrams
- Track and permanent way equipment
- Permanent way tools
- Old-style Edmondson tickets
- Original railway signs and posters
Our museum department also provides items and interpretive displays for the carriage gallery.