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Ulster Museum

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Come face to face with dinosaurs, meet an ancient Egyptian mummy and see modern masterpieces with a visit to the Ulster Museum. As Northern Ireland's treasure house of the past and present, the museum is home to a rich collection of art, history and...more
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Stranmillis Road | Botanic Gardens, Belfast BT9 5AB, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9044 0000
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All reviews botanic gardens natural history egyptian mummy spanish armada free entry suggested donation all ages interesting exhibits rainy day queens university few hours game of thrones on display worth a visit great for kids great place to visit couple of hours
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Ace museum. Loads of interesting natural history and exhibits on Neolithic and Bronze age stuff. Good display of finds from the Spanish Armada. Well thought out museum.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank scott1barden
Reviewed 3 days ago

best venue, and attraction in Northern Ireland, best museum, art gallery and venue in Northern Ireland, a huge fan here.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank LeoS1709
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great museum considering it was free. It was located a bit out of the city centre and more near the university buildings so that was nice to step out of that a bit. They had a game of thrones exhibition on which was really cool...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank sarahwG329GN
Reviewed 5 days ago

It is worth the walk to Queen's University area, and museum is free and well organized. I focused on modern history and it took me about 45 minutes. There are more than 4 floors of exhibits, but I just went to 2nd floor for history....More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank kenr880
Reviewed 5 days ago

As for the title, it is a BIG museum (it took me a couple of hours to visit it), quite interesting, full of spaces and laboratories for childrenand very well mantained. Plus, it is for free (even if I was glad to leave a 5£...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank calcifero
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If i would have to pay for this i would have given it a much lower score however it was very good for a free attraction. It is also set in a lovely park which is nice to wander on a nice day

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Spike_PKH
Reviewed 6 days ago

Some fascinating exhibits in the museum. My favourites were those related to ancient Irish history. The exhibits were excellent as was the information relating to it. A must see location.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Gerald C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

There’s something for everyone at the museum and you can easily spend hours winding through the exhibits. As a Mum with young kids, the children sections are brilliant for enquiring minds. The last time we were there we spent nearly two hours in the children’s...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Beasmart
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I go here every couple of months and it is brilliant every time. It has an exhibit for everyone. Brilliant for all ages.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank amybelfast98
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Fantastic day out with lots to see and very well laid out with lots of things to keep young children occupied. For a free activity it is great. Parking is a problem but it is close to the city centre to get too easy enough...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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24 August 2018|
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Response from buckpoolloon | Reviewed this property |
No, we didn't have to pre book. Enjoy your visit !
5 August 2018|
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Response from euphmag | Reviewed this property |
It was easy to park in the street next to the museum.
28 May 2017|
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Response from Keith H | Reviewed this property |
You don't need tickets as it's free! There is a large see through box at the front entrance were you may make a donation. Enjoy your visit!