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Ulster Museum

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Address: Botanic Gardens, Belfast BT9 5AB, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: 0845 608 0000
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Description: Museum displaying a collection of early Irish artifacts and treasures from...
Museum displaying a collection of early Irish artifacts and treasures from the Spanish Armada.
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My fave place in Belfast to go for peace and learning. So much to see here with detailed history on NI as well as wonderful exhibits from around the world. A must!

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

My fave place in Belfast to go for peace and learning. So much to see here with detailed history on NI as well as wonderful exhibits from around the world. A must!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

Really, really interesting. The grounds outside were wonderful too ; definitely head into the Botanic Gardens if you have a chance - they were beautiful.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

One of the regional museums you find in most of the UK cities, with different sections on history, nature etc. Yet, the section on the history of (Northern) Ireland is quite well done and instructive. And I really liked the exhibition on the Troubles - it is just one room but you learn a lot about this difficult period in... More 

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Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Very easy to find Ulster Museum. Catch bus at city hall no 8. Entrance is free and there are many different exhibitions on various floors. Good access for all with an excellently located coffee shop with a lovely view overlooking Botanic Gardens. Children's area and also a cloakroom facility to if load your baggage. Certainly will return.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

In addition to a very interesting art collection [including John Lavery!], a very educational review of the history of Ireland. Plus some natural history. And the museum is next to the botanical gardens.

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Greater Manchester
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We walked here from the city centre and visited primarily for the section on the troubles and this was very well laid out, presented in a sober and neutral manner, which gave me a far greater insight into these events that took place so near and in my lifetime. However, I found the rest of the museum quite uninspiring, with... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Superb modern layout museum with well displayed exhibits working through on a timeline making for easy reading through the ages with topics of interest for all ages including hands on science room for young children

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 via mobile

Free and spacious. We frequently come in after a walk round botanic gardens for a quick roar at dinosaur s, look at the spider/bug collection or coffee! Boys 3 & 1.5 love it!

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Dorking, Surrey, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We enjoyed much of Sunday in this museum. It is very well laid out with a variety of themes including understanding Irish history. There were children's activities (although they didn't apply to us!), and a music performance. The cafe was good . All in all we were very pleased we went

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Andover, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

From the art gallery and it's very informative guide who gave us a greater understanding as to what we were viewing to the history of the troubles in Belfast and Takabuti to the fossils and evolution this was by far one of the most interesting place we have the pleasure of visiting

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