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Ulster Museum

Stranmillis Road | Botanic Gardens, Belfast BT9 5AB, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9044 0000
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Very interesting a varied museum

Lovely museum and its free entry but donations are suggested. When we visited it was the last... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Peter R
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Dartford, United Kingdom
Always worth a second visit

Have being here a few time recently, first was the exhibition of the VC hero's of world war 1... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Anubis14
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Belfast, 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 3 days ago

Lovely museum and its free entry but donations are suggested. When we visited it was the last weekend of the poppies weeping window exhibit which was very impressive. Then it was up to see the Game of Thrones tapestry where we spent time guessing many...More

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Have being here a few time recently, first was the exhibition of the VC hero's of world war 1, which was 10/10, the second visit was the tapestry of the Game of Thrones series from HBO. If you folloe the series then thus tapestry is...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A museum that covers history, science and art with interesting exhibitions on each floor. Shared the chemical elements section with a school trip and still enjoyed it. The Game of Thrones tapestry was impressive even to a non-viewer. The botanical gardens and palm house are...More

Thank Phil M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would Highly recommend a visit you could spend hours going through the wide range of information they have on display!

Thank mcbride32
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such an amazing museum we went back twice on a three day trip. Totally free but I was more than happy to make a donation. Also have lockers there to use for £1. I could have spent hours there, amazing art work and so much...More

Thank mollyp4321
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you love to learn this is the place. Everything from biology,geography, chemistry, game of thrones, art and so much more. Probably one of them best museums I have been and it is for all ages. Completely captures the imagination. Definitely a top thing to...More

Thank Adam G
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is free and is really good quality considering it's free. I often take friends and family there when they visit.

Thank nrivy
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been here more than 7 times and I never get tired of this place. It's got lots and lots of ancient assets from all over the world. Our kids love this place and this is a child friendly museum. Staffs are really helpful. They...More

Thank RoxyGeorge
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This very well laid out and interesting general info museum had some great exhibits! Info on The Troubles, early Irish history and prehistory, some very high quality exhibits. And for you Game if Throne fans don’t miss the 5-meter GoT tapestry! Well worth a few...More

Thank VinceDarwin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ulster museum amazing place for a family day out was up visiting the weeping willow and game of thrones tapestry. Loads of stuff to keep kids enetertained and loads for them to do and experience

Thank susannah1975
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gilley16
28 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
13 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
4 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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