COVID-19 Update: Ulster Museum will reopen on 30 July, opening six days per week, Tuesdays to Sundays.

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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 the present, the Ulster Museum is home to a rich collection of art, history and natural sciences and is free to all visitors. Delve into the history of the people of the north of Ireland from earliest times to the present day, get face to face with dinosaurs and up close to the famous ancient Egyptian mummy, Takabuti and learn about how she came to arrive in Belfast in 1834.

The Ulster Museum has been awarded the ‘We’re Good to Go’ industry standard mark, certifying that it is adhering to the respective Government and public health guidance regarding Covid-19 and has the required processes in place.

Admission to the museum remains free but booking online is advised.

The Wynne and Pym café, cloakroom and discovery spaces will remain closed until further notice.

Find the most up to date information about how to book and what to expect from your visit at nmni.com/um.
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  • Botanic Gardens
  • Belfast
  • Antrim
  • BT9 5AB

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  • Northern Ireland's treasure house of the past and present
  • Free admission
  • Rich collection of art, history and natural sciences
  • Come face to face with dinosaurs and meet an Egyptian mummy
  • Three interactive discovery zones, ideal for children

CultureLab

1.73KM
12 - 23 Aug 2020

This new exhibition poses questions about culture and offers a glimpse into how identities have been, and continue to be, shaped in Ireland and Northern Ireland

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Ursula Burke – A False Dawn

1.73KM
12 Aug - 20 Sep 2020

Much of Ursula’s art practice deals with issues of representation and identity, exploring abuses of power in both social and political spheres.

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Elements

1.73KM
12 Aug - 31 Dec 2020

In this unique exhibition you’ll discover what the elements look like, how they occur naturally, how we use them, and why they can be dangerous.

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Changing Views – Exploring the Artist as Traveller

1.73KM
12 Aug - 13 Sep 2020

To travel – to journey for education and leisure – was once a privilege, a pastime only open to the wealthy. Today the world is more…

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Vice Versa

1.73KM
12 Aug - 20 Sep 2020

Vice Versa explains how men and women continue to redefine gender boundaries, not only in fashion but in day-to-day life.

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Left, Right & Centre

1.73KM
12 Aug 2020 - 17 Jan 2021

Left Right & Centre is a film by Cornelia Parker, one of the most outstanding artists of her generation best known for her highly original, often…

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Altered States: Elisabeth Frink and Post-War Art from the Ulster Museum Collection

1.73KM
12 Aug - 18 Oct 2020

A collection of works from British sculptor Elisabeth Frink.

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