Enniskillen Castle Museums,Fermanagh.

Step into one of Northern Ireland’s many museums and you’ll emerge smarter, happier and more inspired.


1. Meet an Egyptian mummy

Meet Takabuti, the famous Egyptian mummy at the Ulster Museum.

2. Uncover Spanish treasure 

Get up close to precious artefacts from the Spanish Armada shipwreck, La Trinidad Valencera, at the Tower Museum in Derry~Londonderry.

 

3. Wonder at ancient carvings

Be amazed at the 1,100 year-old carvings on the dramatically reconstructed Downpatrick High Cross at Down County Museum.

 

4. Get closer to the Titanic

Take a peek at one of Titanic’s actual portholes, sympathise with incredible personal stories and marvel at the 500 original artefacts recovered from the seabed in the TITANICa exhibition at the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum

 

5. Imagine you emigrated

Step aboard a life-sized emigrant ship and visualise the human drama behind centuries of Irish emigration at the Ulster American Folk Park.

 

6. Face a torpedo

Look down the barrel of a torpedo and be intrigued by the drama of the greatest naval battle ever fought in its only surviving ship, HMS Caroline , Northern Ireland’s newest floating museum.

 

7. Admire exquisite linen dresses

Appreciate fine linen creations through the work of Sybil Connolly, once Ireland’s leading clothes designer, at the Irish Linen Centre and Lisburn Museum. 

 

8. Learn about island living

Put yourself in the frame of old photographs and picture the island dwelling of yesteryear through displays and artefacts at the Rathlin Boathouse Visitor Centre and Museum.

 

9. Watch the birdie

Spot water birds, farmland, woodland and garden birds, as well as a collection of stuffed mammals, in the natural history collections at Armagh County Museum

 

10. Catch a classy castle

Be inspired by a stronghold dripping with history, archaeology, art, folk life and one of the best public collections of Belleek pottery around at Enniskillen Castle Museums.

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