Royal Ulster Rifles Museum

The museum holds many special exhibits from the Peninsular War, Egypt, India, the change of uniform from red to Rifle Green as the Royal Irish Rifles then to South Africa. The regular and service battalions during the first world war. The change again to Royal Ulster Rifles in 1021. The operations in Palestine just before the second world war, both battalions on D Day to the end of the second world war. The fighting in Korea, operations against EOKA in Cyprus and operations in Borneo. The Museum is located behind the Colliers International facing the Premier Inn.

Directions from Town

Situated at the back of the Old War Memorial Building, 5 Waring Street, and behind the black steel railings.

Opening times

Normally open:
Tuesday - Friday 10:00 - 16:00
Opened by appointment evenings and weekends, groups welcome
Closed Christmas, Bank & Guided Public Holidays.


Free admission

Royal Ulster Rifles Museum
Co Antrim



Attractions in Co Antrim