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, Public Art & Monuments | 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 ›

Argory

Historic Interest, National Trust, Parks and Gardens | Beyond Belfast

An atmospheric Irish gentry house and wooded riverside estate, The Argory was built in the 1820s. This handsome house is surrounded by its 130 hectare (320 acre) wooded riverside estate. 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 ›

Castle Ward

Historic Interest, National Trust, Parks and Gardens | Beyond Belfast

Castle Ward is full of personality. Situated in a stunning location overlooking Strangford Lough, the lawns rise up to the unique 18th century house and its Gothic façade. This fascinating house features both Gothic and Classical styles of... 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 myths and legend. The setting is a spectacular, dynamic coastal landscape of Atlantic... 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. It’s the official residence of the royal family when they’re in Northern Ireland and has also been home to the Secretary of State since the... Read More ›

HMS Caroline

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

HMS Caroline is due to reopen 1 July 2017. 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... 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

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 ›

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

Historic Interest | Titanic Quarter, City Centre

The Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI) is the official archive for Northern Ireland. It aims to identify and preserve records of historical, social and cultural importance and make them available for the information, education and... Read More ›

Sentry Hill

Historic Interest, Museums | Newtownabbey and District

Sentry Hill is a 19th century farmhouse in the parish of Carnmoney, County Antrim. Sentry Hill has been long associated with the McKinney family who first came from Scotland to Ireland in the 18th century. James McKenzie, a highlander who took... 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  
Argory Beyond Belfast 3 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  
Castle Ward Beyond Belfast 3 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  
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  
Public Record Office of Northern Ireland Titanic Quarter, City Centre 3 out of 5  
Sentry Hill Newtownabbey and District 3 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 ›

Giant's Causeway

The Giant's Causeway

A UNESCO World Heritage site, the Giant's Causeway is a magnificent, mysterious... Read More ›

Ulster Museum

Ulster Museum

Come face to face with dinosaurs, meet an Ancient Egyptian Mummy and see modern... Read More ›