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Ulster Museum

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Botanic Gardens, Belfast, County Antrim, BT9 5AB
Ulster Museum

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Ulster Museum is home to Northern Ireland’s treasures past and present. There’s something for art lovers, history buffs, inquisitive kids and the culturally curious! Ulster Museum’s rich collections of art, history and natural sciences will take you on a journey across the globe, through time, and to the far reaches of space.

Come face to face with dinosaurs, and see modern masterpieces. Bring the kids for a family fun day and dive into the Discovery Zones of art, history and science where you can try on costumes from the past, explore the tree of life and create your own art to take home. Visit the Ulster Museum website to browse the fantastic range of exhibitions and events currently on!

Food and Drink 
Our Wynne & Pym café is open during museum hours serving a wide selection of food and refreshments. 

Gift Shop
There is a fantastic range of books, toys and museum inspired item in our gift shop!

Cloakroom 
Lockers for visitors are located on the ground floor of the museum. Please note that there is a non-refundable £1 charge for use.

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Attraction Facilities

  • Gift Shop
  • Guided Tours Available
  • Open Sundays

Catering

  • Tea-room/Cafe onsite

Children & Infants

  • Baby changing facilities

Establishment Features

  • Accept coach parties
  • Toilets

Leisure Facilities

  • Wifi

Payment Methods

  • All major credit/debit cards accepted
  • Euros accepted

Provider Preferences

  • Dogs accepted by arrangement
  • Free (parking charges may apply)

Guide Prices

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Free Admission

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Opening Times

10:00 to 17:00 (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)
DayTimes
MondayClosed
Tuesday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00
Bank Holiday10:00 - 17:00

* All Year Round
Tuesday to Sunday 10:00 - 17:00
Monday closed (except for Northern Ireland Bank holidays)

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Road Directions

Directions from Town:The Ulster Museum is situated in Belfast’s Botanic Gardens, right in the heart of the university area of South Belfast, approximately 1 mile from the city centre. Parking: There is no parking is available in the grounds of the Ulster Museum however there is on-street parking in the surrounding area.

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