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Ulster Museum at Botanic Gardens

  • Belfast
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Ages 4+
  • Museums and Art Galleries, Tourist Attractions

Attraction Information

Ulster Museum at Botanic Gardens is a fantastic museum that is open throughout the year, and free to visit, making it a great all weather attraction that won't break the bank!

Do you know what mummies looked like, or how big dinosaurs were? Perhaps you have always wanted to see real treasure or a modern masterpiece? Well now you can! A souvenir edition explorer map (and stickers) are available for free from the Welcome Area to help you and the kids get the most out of your visit. With fascinating ancient relics to hands on activities, the museum offers something for everyone, from the simply curious to the enthusiast.

Ulster Museum, as Northern Ireland's treasure house of the past and present, is home to a rich collection of art, history and natural sciences. There are a number of permanent displays to explore, plus a lively programme of changing exhibitions and events throughout the year.

The Botanic Gardens are adjacent, open daily, and welcome well behaved youngsters.

Opening hours

Tuesday to Sunday 10:00 - 17:00


Free admission

Travel & Contact Information


Botanic Gardens, Belfast BT9 5AB, Belfast, County Antrim, BT9 5AB, Northern Ireland

Phone number

0845 608 0000



Click here to visit Ulster Museum at Botanic Gardens' website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking onsite.

Yes, there are toilets, accessible toilets and baby changing facilities.

Yes, there are baby changing facilities.

Ulster Museum at Botanic Gardens has not told us if you can bring a picnic.

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant and snacks are available.

No, Ulster Museum at Botanic Gardens is not wheelchair friendly.

No, Ulster Museum at Botanic Gardens have stated they are not pushchair friendly.

Ulster Museum at Botanic Gardens has not told us if they are dog friendly.

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