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Ulster Museum

Address: Botanic Gardens, Belfast BT9 5AB, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: 0845 608 0000
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Ranked #6 of 142 Attractions in Belfast
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Art Museums, History Museums, Museums
Owner description: Museum displaying a collection of early Irish artifacts and treasures from the Spanish Armada.
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Type: Art Museums, History Museums, Museums
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: Museum displaying a collection of early Irish artifacts and treasures from the Spanish Armada.

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Blackwood, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

What a gem of a museum, every time I thought we were on our way out, I spotted something else of interest. Highlights for me were the fluorescent and radioactive minerals section, the age of liberty fashion, the Elements exhibition with brilliant interactive features which made me want to go back in time to my Chemistry lesson and the wonderful... More 

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Downpatrick, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

welcomed by staff had a great experience. Really enjoyed the whole experience including visit to restraunt where food service etc was excvellent

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Spent a lovely afternoon with my daughter in the art galleries. The whole place was buzzing with families enjoying themselves, which was lovely to see. The art is beautifully displayed in spacious rooms. Even if you don't like art it is worth a visit as there is a wide variety of displays, something will appeal! My daughter was so impressed... More 

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Lisburn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

The Museum and its staff are top notch. You can spend the full day just admiring the history past and present. Dont miss

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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Top destination with superb exhibits, both static and interactive. Free entry with a suggested contribution which we were more than happy to exceed. Recommended to all

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Lisburn, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

I have visited here often over the years and always enjoyed my visit. Amazing place to visit (especially as its free!) and have found my young kids enjoy it too. A walk through Botanic gardens is wonderful after spending time in the museum. Always something new to see and truly is something for us Northern Ireland folk to be proud... More 

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Ballysadare, Sligo, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

If you visit one museum in Ireland this has to be it!Great collections and particularly loved the archaeology section.Interesting for all ages and a lot of interactive elements to the displays.

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Minsk, Belarus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Museum is very interactive and it's worth spending a couple of hours there. It has a wide collection of minerals including fluorescent ones.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

If you enjoy museums you will be enthralled by the Ulster Museum. A must-see for visitors and locals alike! Wonderful collections to be enjoyed by old and young. We had an 88 year old and a 7 year old with us and both loved their visit!

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Ballyclare
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Visited here in November 2014 - the place really is quite poor compared to what it was before the refurbishment. No real atmosphere about the place, and the exhibits are all pretty average. We had lunch at the cafe which was nice, if a little on the expensive side. Had tried to visit the museum a few months before on... More 

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