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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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loved the mummy!!!

a truly great musuem; lots and lots to see and the art and paintings are superb. The resturant/ coffee house is lovely and the gift shop very good

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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Comber, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

a truly great musuem; lots and lots to see and the art and paintings are superb. The resturant/ coffee house is lovely and the gift shop very good

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

No matter what you like , think this museum has everything there. Lot about Belfast History, animals, bronz age and the botanic garden is just next door. Would go there again if I had good time, I recommend you have time. :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

Unexpectedly good. Highly recommended especially before a black taxi tour to give more perspective to The Troubles.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

I spent a couple of hours in there, and I thought it was great, its also for free and you can give donation as entry price. Great exhibitions of old War propaganda posters and about "The Troubles" seen from a neutral point of view. The food in the cafeteria looks super yummy, I just had a coffee and sausage roll,... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

We happened here by chance after wondering the botanic gardens. It is a light and airy building with some interesting exhibits. My favourite was the huge deer skeleton from which they have reconstructed what the animal looked like. Huge! Lots of other interesting things and seems to have plenty for the children. Very good coffee shop overlooking the grounds. Much... More 

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Darwin, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

There is a good display on 'The Troubles'. Here you can get the facts without a bias. It is a modern museum and well worth a visit. It is close to the university and the botanic gardens so a visit to all three can be planned for a few hours.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Great museum with very interesting exhibits. Also a lovely cafe on the ground floor as well as a great gift shop.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

The Ulster Museum is basically the national muesum of Northern Ireland. It has a great, continually changing range of exhibits from history to science and nature to an art gallery. The best part of this museum is that it is free entry and therefore somewhere I have gone back to time and time again! (An especially great place to hide... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

The revamped Ulster Museum is a great place to wander around for an afternoon. Its free and the exhibits feature everything from Irelands prehistory to the political situation during the Troubles. The art galleries and Girona exhibition are fascinating and dont forget to visit the Egyptian display complete with a mummy. Its also a great venue for Kids birthday parties... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

A great free museum in Belfast, full of fantastic and relevant historic content for NI and Ireland in general. Nice cafe and good amenities make this a must see when in Belfast..... as it will almost certainly be raining when your in Belfast - jump in here on a wet day and have a lovely time.

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