Come face to face with dinosaurs, meet an Egyptian mummy and see modern masterpieces at the Ulster Museum, Belfast. A world to captivate the curious, this treasure house of the past and present offers something for art lovers, history buffs, excited children and the simply curious. Dive into the discovery zones of art, history and science as the museum’s impressive collections take you across Ireland to all corners of the globe.
Browse the museum's current or upcoming temporary exhibitions.
See Game of Thrones® immortalised in a giant, Bayeux style tapestry, 80 metres long, at the Ulster Museum. From Winterfell to the Iron Islands, this epic tapestry brings to life the infamous events, locations and story of the most popular television series of all time. Find out more below:
Game of Thrones Tapestry
The Troubles Gallery at the Ulster Museum examines life behind the headlines, including contributions from the people who lived through it.
The Troubles and Beyond Gallery explore politics and conflict and the impact of both on everyday life, people and communities. It powerfully examines our recent past through a remarkable range of objects reflecting diverse perspectives and experiences. Many objects have been contributed directly by the public as part of a major collecting initiative,
The project has helped to enhance the existing Ulster Museum Troubles collection, which dates back to the outbreak of the conflict, through an active programme of contemporary collecting, including community collecting events. The gallery is rich in the range of objects, stories and material it presents, on display together for the first time.
Tuesday to Sunday 10:00 to 17:00
Closed Monday (except for Northern Ireland Bank Holidays)
Directions from Town
The Ulster Museum is situated in Belfast’s Botanic Gardens, right in the heart of the university area of South Belfast, approximately 1 mile from the city centre.
There is no parking is available in the grounds of the Ulster Museum however there is on-street parking in the surrounding area.