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Come face-to-face with dinosaurs, meteorites and Spanish sailors with a visit to Ulster Museum.

Ulster Museum is home to Northern Ireland’s treasures of past and present. Home to rich collections of art, history and natural sciences all set within the beautiful surroundings of Belfast’s Botanic Gardens. Discover new perspectives about Ancient Ireland, inclusive global histories, the Troubles, and whatever the future may hold. The collections of Ulster Museum tell the story of our shared experiences, connecting the dots around who we are, the past we share, and the future we are building together.

Ulster Museum is free to visit and no booking is necessary. Make the most of your day to the museum with a bite to eat in Wynne & Pym Café, open Tuesday to Sunday, from 10:00 to 17:00, serving light bites and refreshments.

There’s always new and exciting events and exhibitions to explore at Ulster Museum. Find out what’s on, how to get there and what to expect at ulstermuseum.org.
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  • Botanic Gardens
  • Belfast
  • Antrim
  • BT9 5AB

Top Reasons To Visit

  • Northern Ireland's treasure house of the past and present
  • Free admission
  • Rich collection of art, natural sciences and history
  • Three interactive discovery zones for kids to explore
  • Champions of diverse voices and new perspectives

National Treasures: Caravaggio in Belfast

1.73 KM
18 Jun - 01 Sep 2024
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Caravaggio's 'The Supper at Emmaus' will be on display at Ulster Museum as part of the 'National Treasures' bicentenary celebrations.

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Drawing Support: Murals, Memory and Identity

1.73 KM
18 Jun - 31 Oct 2024
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Bill Rolston has been photographing political murals since 1981 and this exhibition showcases Rolston's photography of the political murals scene in NI.

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Summer Solstice

1.73 KM
Thu, 20 Jun 2024, 12:00pm
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Learn all about rock art and the importance of the sun as we celebrate the Summer Solstice in Discover History!

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Our Streets Are Full of White Bears – Family Workshops

1.73 KM
Sun, 16 Jun 2024, 2:00pm

Children and their families can meet the White Teddy Bear, a Polish legend celebrated for more than 100 years.

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The Year That Rocked Irish Dancing | TV Doc Series Case Study

1.73 KM
Thu, 20 Jun 2024, 12:00pm

An observational character-driven documentary set in the competitive world of Irish dancing

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I See a Darkness

1.73 KM
Thu, 20 Jun 2024, 2:00pm

I See a Darkness is a film essay probing the complex historical relationship between photography, cinema and science.

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Threads of Empowerment: Conflict Textiles’ International Journey

1.73 KM
21 Jun - 29 Nov 2024
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This collaborative exhibition will explore the strengths and highlights of the Conflict Textiles collection.

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