Ulster Museum at Botanic Gardens | Day Out With The Kids

Ulster Museum at Botanic Gardens

Belfast, County Antrim, Northern Ireland

Attraction Information

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Ages: 4+

Venue type: Indoor and Outdoor

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.


  • Restaurant Restaurant Onsite
  • Snacks Snacks Available
  • Toilets Toilets Available
  • Baby Baby Changing Available
  • Disabled Disabled Toilets Available
  • Parking Parking Available On-site

Getting There and Contact Information


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


Click here to visit Ulster Museum at Botanic Gardens's website
0845 608 0000

Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

Tuesday to Sunday 10:00 - 17:00


Free admission

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