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Ulster Museum

Stranmillis Road | Botanic Gardens, Belfast BT9 5AB, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9044 0000
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Excellent Museum

Belfast is not the most central or wealthiest place in the world so don't go expecting to see the... read more

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Ricardo_Kerr
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London, United Kingdom
Really good museum

On recommendations from two separate people we visited the Ulster Museum primarily to see three... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Peter O
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Albury, Australia
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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.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Stranmillis Road | Botanic Gardens, Belfast BT9 5AB, Northern Ireland
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+44 28 9044 0000
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Reviewed today

Belfast is not the most central or wealthiest place in the world so don't go expecting to see the Mona Lisa or the Apollo moon rover, but what they have done with what they have deserves real credit. The art collection is really well chosen....More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

On recommendations from two separate people we visited the Ulster Museum primarily to see three special exhibits related to the Troubles. The Museum did not disappoint as all three were worth visit but one in particular was very moving. Colin Davidson's Silent Testimony. The simply...More

Thank Peter O
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Really enjoyed this ! great for kids and very interactive. My only disappointment was an historical part as there were no mention of the “B” Specials and why they were disbanded in 1970

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We didn’t expect there to be so much here to see, read and absorb, we didn’t allow enough time! Would have been better on a rainy day. We had a lovely walk around the gardens as well. Good facilities, toilets and cafe and shop. Seems...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We came from Manchester to Belfast and our taxi driver informed us about the Ulster museum - and we're so glad that he did! It's a fabulous day out.... we had about 4 hours there and really would have liked longer, but we had a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed in Belfast over the weekend with my partner and we needed something to do to pass the time before we went to the airport, were recommended the museum by our hotel. I am sorry we didn't come to the museum sooner! Fantastic exhibitions...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our visit and could have spent more time taking in all the exhibits but our time was limited. The museum covers very tactfully the Troubles and is equal to both sides with its information and displays. We hope that the peace continues...More

Thank Graham W
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was in Belfast Easter Sunday & there was not a lot open so found the museum very interesting & also free admission which was very good. The cafe had a good selection of bits had cake & a coffee great place to spend a few...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Free of charge attraction based on donations at will. Big collection, very well disposed! GOT tapestry is a must!

Thank Vanessa M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent a morning wondering around the exhibitions . The “troubles” area was very interesting . The portrait exhibition was well curated - with very moving stories . Something for everyone .

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gilley16
28 May 2017|
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Response from Keith H | Reviewed this property |
You don't need tickets as it's free! There is a large see through box at the front entrance were you may make a donation. Enjoy your visit!
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fishfools
13 May 2017|
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Response from Kevin G | Property representative |
Hello, 90 minutes would give you enough time to have an overview of the Museum and also explore some of the art, history or nature galleries in more detail. I hope that you enjoy your visit.
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Amber M
4 June 2016|
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Response from sharongcanning | Reviewed this property |
Yeah, there's a small natural history section which includes a few
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