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Ulster Museum

Botanic Gardens, Belfast BT9 5AB, Northern Ireland (Queen's Quarter)
0845 608 0000
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Ranked #6 of 156 Attractions in Belfast
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Art Museums, History Museums
Description: Museum displaying a collection of early Irish artifacts and treasures from the Spanish Armada.
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Ingatestone, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Only popped in quickly to see this which was good, but had an enjoyable nose through the other floors on way back down. Would actually recommend starting at top floor.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Not a bad experience once you're there. However, don't try to research online first as it's virtually impossible to find their website. Also, don't try as we did to visit on a Monday in summer, expecting it to be open. It's closed and we struggled to park and gain access with a family member on crutches. Clearly an institution that... More

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Dublin
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Really enjoyed this fantastic trip to the ulster museum. Kids especially liked the triceratops skull. Everything well presented and child safe.

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Kilkenny
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

Highly educational and very informative. A little difficult to find, if you are not familiar with the area. Several different levels with information on various subjects, such as the Ice Age, the Spanish Armada, style and the Troubles. My one big issue is that parking is a nightmare. It said on the website that there is ample parking, so I... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

I liked everything. lots to do and see. toilet facilities. café. great experience going back in time. staff friendly too. great for everyone

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Ireland
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34 reviews 34 reviews
6 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Okay a few small negatives first: There is only on street parking. At 10.30am on Sunday morning we got a spot about 100metres away, just. It must be a bit of a pain parking at busier times. And I agree with some of other reviewers who pointed out that the floor layout in the museum is a bit difficult to... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

The museum has a wide range of exhibitions to suit every age and it is a great way to spend a few hours especially if the weather isn't that great. I found my highlight to be the Mummy which I remember seeing as a child and it is still a wonder as it gives an insight to life in Egypt... More

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Spent a lovely morning in the museum. The whole place has a fresh, modern feel to it. Very varied displays and plenty of interactive things for the kids (and adults!). Helpful staff and a map for children with stickers to add to it. Finished with a quick cup of coffee and a tasty piece of cake.

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Tullamore, Ireland
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3 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We didn't have much time to visit as it closed at 5pm (we arrived at 3.30pm) so we decided to visit two exhibits - The Troubles and The Spanish Armada. Both were excellent and we're planning on returning very soon!!

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

This place has loads for every one, families, kids and adults. The bundling itself has some great architectural features and then the top floors art gallery's are a good mix of modern and traditional art. We particularly enjoyed 'the troubles' exhibition of art depicting the IRAs bombing and rebellious recent history in the country. The lower floors comprise of varied... More

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