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The world-class venue in Belfast's Cathedral Quarter is home to all kinds of exhibitions, theatre performances, experimental works and endless goings-on. The MAC offers something for all ages and interests. That is why they are jam-packed with diverse and extraordinary things to see and do.

The MAC is a cultural hub and a vital shared space in Belfast. Open 363 days per year, the MAC offers an eclectic programme of visual art, theatre, dance, family workshops and lots more.

The MAC is an award winning facility that has two theatres (a 350 seater and a 120 seater), three art galleries, one rehearsal space, one dance studio, three education and workshop rooms, four offices for resident art groups, one restaurant and bar (NATIVE by Yellow Door), one artist-in-residence studio and one permanent artwork.

To find out What’s On or to book tickets visit or phone our ticket line on (028) 9023 5053. Or if you are interested in hiring one of our spaces for your own use, be it corporate or creative, you can find out more at

The MAC is accessible – for full details of their accessibility features, see The MAC | AccessAble

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* 10:00 - 18:00 daily

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Directions from Town:From George Best Belfast City Airport: 1. Head south on Airport Rd 210 ft / 64m 2. At the roundabout, take the 1st exit and stay on Airport Rd 0.2 mi / 0.3km 3. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit 0.2 mi / 0.3km 4. Slight left at A2/Sydenham Bypass Continue to follow Sydenham Bypass 1.9 mi / 3.1km 5. Continue on M3 Cross Harbour 0.6 mi / 1.0km At junction 1a, exit toward M1/A12/Docks (s) 0.2 mi 0.3km 7. Merge onto A2/St Great George's St (signs for M1/A12) 0.1 mi / 0.2km 8. Continue on A12/Westlink 1.2 mi / 1.9km 9. Sligh From Belfast International Airport: 1. Head southeast toward Crumlin Rd 292 ft / 89m 2. Continue straight onto Crosshill Rd 1.4 mi / 2.3km 3. Turn left at Manse Rd 0.4 mi / 0.6km 4. Turn left at A52/Nutts Corner Rd Continue to follow A52 Go through 1 roundabout 11.6 mi / 18.6km 5. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto B39/Woodvale Rd Continue to follow B39 1.7 mi / 2.7km 6. Turn right at B126/Millfield 0.2 mi / 0.4km 7. Continue straight onto A501/Divis St Continue to follow A501 0.1 mi / 0.2km 8. Turn right at B503/Co From the North: 1. Head south on M1 toward Exit 3 0.1 mi / 0.2km 2. At junction 3, exit toward Finaghy/A1/Dunmurry 0.1 mi / 0.2km 3. Turn left at A512/Blacks Rd 0.1 mi / 0.2km 4. Slight left to stay on A512/Blacks Rd 197 ft / 60m 5. Slight left at A1/Upper Lisburn Rd Continue to follow A1 3.2 mi / 5.2km 6. Turn left at B503/Sandy Row Continue to follow B503 Destination will be on the left 0.7 mi / 1.1km From the South: 1. Head south on M2 toward Exit 1b 1.3 mi / 2.1km 2. At junction 1a, exit toward M1/Belfast (W)/A12 0.1 mi / 0.2km 3. Merge onto A2/Nelson St Continue to follow A2 0.2 mi / 0.3km 4. Continue on A12/Westlink 1.2 mi / 1.9km 5. Slight left at B38 95 ft / 29m 6. Turn left to stay on B38 0.1 mi / 0.2km 7. Turn left at B503/Grosvenor Rd Continue to follow B503 Destination will be on the left 0.2 mi / 0.3km From City Centre: 1. Head east on A1/Donegall Square N toward Donegall Pl 200 ft / 61m 2. Turn right at A1 413 ft / 0.1km 3. Slight right to stay on A1 92 ft / 28m 4. Turn right at A1/Donegall Square S Continue to follow A1 0.2 mi / 0.4km 5. Turn right at A1/Fisherwick Pl Continue to follow A1 0.1 mi / 0.2km 6. Turn left at B503/College Square N Destination will be on the right 0.1 mi / 0.2km From Belfast Port: 1. Head southwest on Clarendon Rd 0.1 mi / 0.2km 2. Turn right toward A2/Corporation St 207 ft / 63m 3. Turn left at A2/Corporation St 0.3 mi / 0.4km 4. Turn right to stay on A2/Corporation St 177 ft / 54m 5. Turn right at A2/Dunbar Link Continue to follow A2 0.2 mi / 0.3km 6. Slight left to stay on A2 0.1 mi / 0.2km 7. Continue on B39/Royal Ave Continue to follow B39 0.2 mi / 0.4km 8. Slight left at B126 131 ft / 40m 9. Turn left at B126/Millfield 0.2 mi / 0.4km 10. Continue straight By Public Transport: The Old Museum Arts Centre is one of Ireland's leading centres for visual and performing arts. Situated in Belfast’s city centre it presents a high quality programme of theatre, dance, music, comedy, visual art exhibitions and workshops.

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