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Ulster Museum

Stranmillis Road | Botanic Gardens, Belfast BT9 5AB, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9044 0000
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Too busy

I made the mistake of visiting during half term and so it was very busy, loud and crowded and so I... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
msoates
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Lancashire, United Kingdom
Modern and historic

Ulster museum has so much variety yet very organised. Too bad i came on time when pre school and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
dflyingwitch
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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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 present, the museum is home to a rich collection of art, history and natural sciences with impressive galleries and interactive discovery zones. From Ireland to the South Pacific, ancient relics to modern masterpieces, the Ulster Museum offers something for everyone from the simply curious to the enthusiast.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Stranmillis Road | Botanic Gardens, Belfast BT9 5AB, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I made the mistake of visiting during half term and so it was very busy, loud and crowded and so I rushed round and didn’t see much. It seemed like all the children were enjoying it though so perhaps a good place to take kids!...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Ulster museum has so much variety yet very organised. Too bad i came on time when pre school and high school are on tour.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We went in specifically to see the Game of Thrones Tapestry which is absolutely amazing!! Be aware of parking limitations in the area!

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lots of different things to see the place is huge! Doesnt seem to flow though so you never knew what was In next room. Highlight for us was the game of thrones tapestry on top floor.

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Make sure you allow yourself lots of time for this museum! My son loved the interactive exhibits and enjoyed reading the displays. The staff are helpful and answered all of our questions and made helpful recommendations. Start at the top floor here and work your...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Free museum - we went there for the game of thrones tapestry which was excellent. However we also went to the cafe which was quite nice = although currently being done up. lots of other good collections as well = i really liked the photography...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Three sections - History, Art and Nature. A section of the former was being reconstructed I think but there was lots to see. I skipped most of the nature section as am not interested in stuffed animals and elements...but that's just me. The art collection...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great museum, very informative on Ireland's history and the Egyptian exhibit was fascinating! Reception staff kindly let me keep my guitar with them instead of lugging it about too!

Thank Alex B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Belfast to see the Lavery exhibition in the Ulster Museum. The layout of the museum was such that it was easy to find on an upper floor. Lavery really seems to have loved painting women- both in a formal situalion and in...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place to spend some time in Belfast especially if you like museums. It is about 20 minutes walk from the centre of town located next to the University and Botanical gardens.

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gilley16
29 May 2017|
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Response from Keith H | Reviewed this property |
You don't need tickets as it's free! There is a large see through box at the front entrance were you may make a donation. Enjoy your visit!
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fishfools
14 May 2017|
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Response from Kevin G | Property representative |
Hello, 90 minutes would give you enough time to have an overview of the Museum and also explore some of the art, history or nature galleries in more detail. I hope that you enjoy your visit.
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Amber M
5 June 2016|
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Response from sharongcanning | Reviewed this property |
Yeah, there's a small natural history section which includes a few
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