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Address: Stranmillis Road | Botanic Gardens, Belfast BT9 5AB, Northern Ireland
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Come face to face with dinosaurs, meet an ancient Egyptian mummy and see...

Come face to face with dinosaurs, meet an ancient Egyptian mummy and see modern masterpieces with a visit to the Ulster Museum. As Northern Ireland's treasure house of the past and present, the museum is home to a rich collection of art, history and natural sciences with impressive galleries and interactive discovery zones. From Ireland to the South Pacific, ancient relics to modern masterpieces, the Ulster Museum offers something for everyone from the simply curious to the enthusiast.

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The Ulster Museum is a very interesting place. Lots of unique displays for a museum. It's a big place so you have to take some time to finish it.

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Bacolod, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Ulster Museum is a very interesting place. Lots of unique displays for a museum. It's a big place so you have to take some time to finish it.

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Much bigger then expected and very interesting especially the section with all the Irish history. Worth visiting and it's free!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Lived this museum, its somewhere you could get lot for quite a few hours and hold so much history and beauty all in one place! Its a great mix of historical and interactive and has a lovely little shop. The extra benefit of this is it sits the the beautiful place of the botanic gardens. The whole place makes for... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My partner and I visited the museum and we absolutely loved taking in the history and real feeling and sense of historical importance that the museum offered.

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Derry, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nothing earth shattering. There's been a shed load of money spent on this place but it's alright. You could wander around it in just over an hour. There are far far better museums to go to across Northern Ireland

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Warrenton, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Located on the university campus, this is a great museum for all ages. It is much larger than it appears. You can spend hours in here and not see everything. It covers several subjects including dinosaurs and ancient Ireland history, as well as the period of the "troubles". I would really recommend this museum. They ask for donations, which I... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Recently refurbished and well worth a visit - worth spending a few minutes plotting route as a lot to see.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

really good exhibition on troubles/conflict and wider Irish history, we learnt loads. Museum also has areas for children.

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County Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

brilliant, a must see if you are visiting Belfast!! Very interesting,l loved the interactive parts of the exhibition. highly recommend.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

On our way through the botanics, I went through the Ulster Museum. Great exhibitions to visit and would be great to go during a wet day to get out of the cold.

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