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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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excellent exhibit on the troubles of Belfast and its history

very complete, excellent history and display on the troubles of Belfast, and the history of Belfast growth and creation.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 5, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 NEW

very complete, excellent history and display on the troubles of Belfast, and the history of Belfast growth and creation.

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Rotherham
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 NEW

Does everything a museum should do, some really nice artifacts and also a section on the troubles. Café looks nice although we didn't visit it.

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Lagos, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 NEW

This was a great museum. The museum is free but they do ask for a voluntary donation which is worth every cent to keep this place updated. Human history and natural science exhibits are great. We really admired the display with regards to "the troubles" that plagued Ireland for a very very long time. It was tastefully done and I... More 

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Reading
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 NEW

The museum received a makeover and reopened 6 years ago. This museum is a great place for children and there was much merriment as there was something to do with Vikings and dragons on during my visit and some areas may have have been out of bounds. Able to spend some quiet away from the hubbub looking over some superb... More 

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Armagh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 NEW

fantastic! and free!!interactive activity rooms for children excellent and all exhibits well presented...The Elements chemistry exhibition really enjoyable--my 13 yr old loved it and he is not particularly geeky, animal exhibits amazing. John lavery room WONDERFUL. as was the cafe!

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 via mobile

My kids are 4 and nearly 2, but they love this place. Full of big space to enjoy, and also small rooms in which they can colour and explore. Staff good and lovely cafe too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

We spent most of an afternoon at the museum. We were out walking and found ourselves in the vicinity. Great exhibits.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

This museum is amazing and provides something for everyone. Children are very well catered for in a number of interactive zones and adults will enjoy the exhibits and art galleries. In addition the cafe on the ground floor serves home made delicious snacks and lunches and is reasonably priced. Highly recommend for a day out

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

This is a great place to visit and very good for kids too.It's free entry and a good coffee shop and café.Beside the museum there ars 2 tropical houses,one has tropical plants and fish in a pond,the other has beautiful flowers, these are also free entry. Well worth a .visit

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Recent TV show The Fall, has highlighted one of Fuseli's best know works; The Nightmare. Considerably less grim, are his ten drawings, which are held by the Ulster Museum and are currently on display. My favourite drawing is of his wife Sophie Rawlins, "Mrs Fuseli in a Large Hat". Beautifully elegant and simple. A trip round the museum is well... More 

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