Historic Interest

Albert Clock. Cave Hill. Harland & Wolff. Stormont Castle. The Odyssey Arena. St. George’s Market. You may recognise some of these places but there’s a whole lot more waiting to be discovered. We’ve brought together some of the highlights and lesser-known treasures to help you get started. From the birthplace of the Titanic to our iconic city hall and everywhere in between, you’ll find a cornucopia of historic landmarks and fantastic attractions. Who knows what you’ll discover!

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Albert Clock

Historic Interest | Cathedral Quarter, City Centre

Until a recent renovation corrected its list, the Albert Memorial Clock was Belfast’s answer to Pisa’s leaning tower. Read More ›

Alexandra Graving Dock

Historic Interest, Titanic and Maritime | Titanic Quarter

The Alexandra Graving Dock was built between 1885 and 1889 following a petition which was presented to the Harbour Commissioners in 1881 by Harland and Wolff, for additional fitting out facilities. In 1885, Princess Alexandra cut the first sod and... Read More ›

Belfast Castle Estate & Cave Hill Visitor Centre

Family Attractions, Historic Interest, Parks and Gardens | North Belfast

Belfast Castle Estate is adjacent to one of the highest spots in Belfast, Cave Hill, offering great views over Belfast Lough and the city. Read More ›

Botanic Gardens

Family Attractions, Historic Interest, Parks and Gardens | South Belfast, Queen's Quarter

Botanic Gardens is an important part of Belfast's Victorian heritage and a popular meeting place for residents, students and tourists. Read More ›

Clonard Monastery

Churches/Religious, Historic Interest | West Belfast, Gaeltacht Quarter

The Church of the Most Holy Redeemer, Clonard Monastery is situated just off the Falls Road in West Belfast. Designed in the early French Gothic style, during World War II, the crypt doubled as an air raid shelter for women and children from the... Read More ›

Cockle Row Cottages

Family Attractions, Historic Interest, Museums | Beyond Belfast, North Down & District

Step back in time and discover how a fisherman and his family lived at the turn of the last century in these lovingly restored cottages. Set within the picturesque Groomsport Harbour, Cockle Row Cottages are the perfect place to spend an afternoon. Read More ›

Crumlin Road Gaol

Historic Interest | North Belfast

The Crumlin Road Gaol is a 19th century Grade A listed jail. It is open to the public for guided tours, concerts and events. Take a tour to experience all aspects of the Gaol from the tunnel linking the courthouse on the other side of the Crumlin... Read More ›

Discover Ulster Scots Centre

Historic Interest, Museums | City Centre

The Discover Ulster-Scots Centre is situated on the ground floor of the Corn Exchange Building and contains information displays, free educational literature, a presentation space and a gift shop. Read More ›

Florence Court

Historic Interest, National Trust | Beyond Belfast

Florence Court enjoys a majestic setting in the Fermanagh countryside. Explore the extensive estate through landscaped grounds, forest trails and the well-kept Walled Garden. Take a guided house tour of the Georgian mansion at the heart of the... Read More ›

Giant's Causeway

Family Attractions, Historic Interest, National Trust | Beyond Belfast

A UNESCO World Heritage site, the Giant's Causeway is a magnificent, mysterious geological formation on the North East coast of County Antrim. It's steeped in myth and legend. The setting is a spectacular dynamic coastal landscape of Atlantic... Read More ›

Harland & Wolff HQ and Drawing Offices

Historic Interest, Titanic and Maritime | Titanic Quarter

The original red brick building is a truly authentic part of Titanic’s story and is where the initial conception of the world’s most famous ship took place. It's located in Titanic Quarter, Queen's Quay in Belfast. Read More ›

Hillsborough Castle & Gardens

Historic Interest, Parks and Gardens | Beyond Belfast, Lisburn and District

Hillsborough Castle is one of the most beautiful, and interesting historic properties in Northern Ireland. Hillsborough is the official residence of the Royal Family when they are in Northern Ireland, and has also been used as the residence for... Read More ›

HMS Caroline

Family Attractions, Historic Interest, Museums, Titanic and Maritime | Titanic Quarter

HMS Caroline, a World War I Light Battle Cruiser, is the last surviving ship from the Battle of Jutland in 1916. Having undergone extensive restoration, the new visitor experience in Belfast's Titanic Quarter allows visitors to discover a range of... Read More ›

Irish Linen Centre and Lisburn Museum

Historic Interest, Museums | Lisburn and District

This award-winning museum is based in Lisburn’s oldest building, the 17th century Market House, in the centre of the city. It brings to life the history of the Irish linen industry and its importance to Lisburn. Read More ›

Malone House

Family Attractions, Historic Interest, Parks and Gardens | South Belfast

This stunning Georgian mansion, located in south Belfast next to Barnett Demesne, is a popular location for marriage and civil partnership ceremonies, conferences, events and other functions, as well as dining in the Barnett Restaurant. Read More ›

Museum of Orange Heritage

Historic Interest, Museums | East Belfast

The Museum of Orange Heritage are two new interpretive centres showcasing the history, culture and traditions of the Orange Institution. Read More ›

Nomadic Belfast (SS Nomadic)

Family Attractions, Historic Interest, Titanic and Maritime | Titanic Quarter

The last remaining White Star Line vessel, SS Nomadic, has been restored to her original glory and is back home in historic Hamilton Dock, near Titanic Belfast. Come on board and experience over 100 years of authentic maritime and social history. Read More ›

North Down Museum

Family Attractions, Historic Interest, Museums | North Down & District

Discover the area’s fascinating history in Northern Ireland’s most visited small museum, located amid the wooded nature trails of Castle Park in Bangor. Read More ›

Oh Yeah Music Centre

Cathedral Quarter

A dedicated music centre in the heart of Belfast, the Oh Yeah Centre is a must see for any music fan wanting to explore the story of music from this prolific part of the world. Featuring music exhibition, performance space, rehearsal rooms,... Read More ›

Paint Hall (Titanic Studios)

Historic Interest, Titanic and Maritime | Titanic Quarter

'The Paint Hall' in the historic heart of maritime Belfast, was once a climate controlled facility where the component parts of ships were painted. It is now one of Europe's largest film studios, currently leased to Northern Ireland Screen. Read More ›

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Name Location/Area Price  
Albert Clock Cathedral Quarter, City Centre 0 out of 5  
Alexandra Graving Dock Titanic Quarter 0 out of 5  
Belfast Castle Estate & Cave Hill Visitor Centre North Belfast 1 out of 5  
Botanic Gardens South Belfast, Queen's Quarter 1 out of 5  
Clonard Monastery West Belfast, Gaeltacht Quarter 0 out of 5  
Cockle Row Cottages Beyond Belfast, North Down & District 0 out of 5  
Crumlin Road Gaol North Belfast 3 out of 5  
Discover Ulster Scots Centre City Centre 0 out of 5  
Florence Court Beyond Belfast 3 out of 5  
Giant's Causeway Beyond Belfast 2 out of 5  
Harland & Wolff HQ and Drawing Offices Titanic Quarter 0 out of 5  
Hillsborough Castle & Gardens Beyond Belfast, Lisburn and District 3 out of 5  
HMS Caroline Titanic Quarter 3 out of 5  
Irish Linen Centre and Lisburn Museum Lisburn and District 0 out of 5  
Malone House South Belfast 1 out of 5  
Museum of Orange Heritage East Belfast 1 out of 5  
Nomadic Belfast (SS Nomadic) Titanic Quarter 3 out of 5  
North Down Museum North Down & District 0 out of 5  
Oh Yeah Music Centre Cathedral Quarter 0 out of 5  
Paint Hall (Titanic Studios) Titanic Quarter 0 out of 5  
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Highlights

Titanic Belfast

Titanic Belfast, located at the heart of Titanic Quarter - only a short walk from... Read More ›

Crumlin Road Gaol

The Crumlin Road Gaol is a 19th century Grade A listed jail. It is open to the public... Read More ›

Ulster Folk and Transport Museum

Step back in time in and uncover a way of life from 100 years ago. Discover cottages,... Read More ›