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Northern Ireland War Memorial

Closed Now: 10:00 - 16:30
Open today: 10:00 - 16:30
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really worth a visit

It took about 1 hour to walk about and take in everything on display. we had a fantastic guide... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2018
andesronj351
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Ashburn, Virginia
Dynamic, Powerful, WWII Archival Treasure

As an American whose father fought in five major WWII battles (Normandy, Battle of the Bulge... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2018
TravelersRN2
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The Villages, Florida
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Located in the heart of the Cathedral Quarter beside Belfast Cathedral, the War Memorial Gallery is a ‘must see’ for anyone with an interest in Northern Ireland’s role in the Second World War. The museum tells the story of the Belfast Blitz, the...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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21 Talbot Street, Belfast BT1 2LD, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 30 October 2018

It took about 1 hour to walk about and take in everything on display. we had a fantastic guide - Michael - who patiently explained all there was to know about WW 2's impact on Belfast. I always take in a few museums on my...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank andesronj351
Reviewed 31 August 2018

As an American whose father fought in five major WWII battles (Normandy, Battle of the Bulge, Northern France, Central Europe, Rhineland), I was completely amazed at finding the varied exhibits, unusual/authentic artifacts, and the memorable artwork. This is one superior example of an exceptional community...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Just around the corner from the Cathedral and it is free. Small. It interesting exhibits about WW2. The blitz of Belfast, American entry, homelands troupes and more Buzz door bell per sign to get in. About 1 hour or more.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Perkadventures
Reviewed 16 August 2018

As part of a history day around Belfast we planned a visit to this museum. This is a great nugget of WW2 history. If you are interested in NI in WW2 then this is a must-see. Be careful about parking. We parked on-street next to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 8 August 2018

This one room exhibit won't take you long to look through and it is well worth the visit. For such a small place they've really invested themselves into having proper displays and items for you to look at. There's a good amount of information available...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank RangeR
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

We stopped in as we wondered around and had a very nice visit with the museum attendant. The exhibition is interesting, covering Northern Ireland’s experience during World War 2. Admission is free, just need to buzz to get in.

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Pixycon
Reviewed 8 June 2018

I am so glad I stumbled upon this small gem whle planning my trip to Belfast. My dad met my Belfast born mom while serving in the US army stationed in Belfast and the surrounding countryside. I donated some photos, news articles and personal letters...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank trvlseeker
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Closed on a Saturday i was well pissed off , Belfast now has a massive amount of tourism & not to open on a Saturday is mind boggling.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 24 April 2018

This is a wonderful museum packed with fascinating material regarding WWII and the impact it left on Northern Ireland, particularly Belfast. We throughly enjoyed our experience their and had a great time speaking with Michael the museum assistant. He really took the time to explain...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank ruelliott
Reviewed 13 February 2018

Was doing a bit of research into my fathers war history and went along with a friend. It was a real hive of information and very realistic displays of during the war a great wee afternoon with lovely gentlemen who were full of interesting knowledge

Date of experience: February 2018
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