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Friends of the Ulster Museum

Become a Friend of the Ulster Museum and you’ll join a group of like-minded people who are passionate about the success of the museum.

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If you love the Ulster Museum, becoming a Friend offers a whole host of benefits. You’ll play a part in ensuring thecontinued success of the museum. 

The Friends of the Museum was formed in 1970.  Since then it has supported the Museum financially by helping to acquire specimens for its collections. 

As a Friend you will be invited to attend special previews of major exhibitions and daytime or evening talks given by experts relating to the museum’s collections.  There are a variety of other informal social events throughout the year, including cultural tours and you will receive regular news sheets, an annual newsletter and discount in the museum shop.

To join, contact Deborah Baillie:

Friends of the Ulster Museum
Ulster Museum
Botanic Gardens

Tel:  +44 (0)28 9044 0015
Email: debbie.baillie@nmni.com

Upcoming events:


Thursday, 21st September - Visit to Whitehead Railway Museum                                                                                                   

Wednesday 11th October - Tour of the RUA Exhibition                                                                         

Wednesday 15th November - President’s Reception, Speaker - Roger Dixon

Friday 1st  December - Christmas Lunch, Royal Belfast Golf Club


Wednesday  17th January - Decorative and Fine Arts Lecture, Modern Art and the Art Market, 1860’s onward                                                                                

February, date to be arranged - Theatre Visit                                                                                     

Friday, 23 March - Dublin Visit - Kilmainham                                                             

April, date to be arranged - Houses of Co Armagh                                                                   

Mon 21st to 24th May - Spring Tour - Killarney and Kerry                                                                                                  

June, to be arranged - Blessingbourne & Enniskillen County Museum.