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Ulster Museum

Stranmillis Road | Botanic Gardens, Belfast BT9 5AB, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9044 0000
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Wow - what a lot to take in

Great Museum. The Game of Thrones Tapestry is awe inspiring & the other exhibit areas are well... read more

Reviewed today
Jonnie M
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Wonderful space and well curated museum

We paired our visit with the Botanic garden and although their is a suggested donation to enter the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
HSed22
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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.
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Stranmillis Road | Botanic Gardens, Belfast BT9 5AB, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed today

Great Museum. The Game of Thrones Tapestry is awe inspiring & the other exhibit areas are well presented with good explanations. A must visit location.

Thank Jonnie M
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We paired our visit with the Botanic garden and although their is a suggested donation to enter the museum, it is free to wander. The museum is split into zones (which is done by floor) which encompass; history, nature and art. Within each floor we...More

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Reviewed yesterday

This museum really does cater for a wide variety of interests - while we were there - a natural history exhibition, photographs from the Troubles' era, children's craft room, furniture exhibition, Game of Thrones Tapestry, a couple of dinosaurs and, my favourite, a portrait exhibition...More

Thank Elspeth P
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great collection. It's a museum for different interests and great for families. The Game of Thrones tapestry is awesome, amazing work.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Spent a long afternoon in the Museum and didn’t do it justice. The Troubles exhibition was still under reconstruction however the Art Collection more than made up for the disappointment. Would thoroughly recommend paying a visit when in Belfast

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very interesting displays in a nicely modernised building. Only problem was when trying to work down from top kept getting lost. Otherwise great spot especially on a dull day.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Belfast is not the most central or wealthiest place in the world so don't go expecting to see the Mona Lisa or the Apollo moon rover, but what they have done with what they have deserves real credit. The art collection is really well chosen....More

Thank Ricardo_Kerr
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Reviewed 6 days ago

On recommendations from two separate people we visited the Ulster Museum primarily to see three special exhibits related to the Troubles. The Museum did not disappoint as all three were worth visit but one in particular was very moving. Colin Davidson's Silent Testimony. The simply...More

Thank Peter O
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed this ! great for kids and very interactive. My only disappointment was an historical part as there were no mention of the “B” Specials and why they were disbanded in 1970

Thank David S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We didn’t expect there to be so much here to see, read and absorb, we didn’t allow enough time! Would have been better on a rainy day. We had a lovely walk around the gardens as well. Good facilities, toilets and cafe and shop. Seems...More

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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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