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COVID-19 Update

The Ulster Museum, Ulster Folk Museum, Ulster Transport Museum and Ulster American Folk Park are all reopened.  We’re looking forward to welcoming you back!  Pre-book your date and time slot online now.

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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.

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

Upcoming events:

Appreciating the Arts Together - takes place on selected days throughout the season


Jan                  Wed 16                   Joint Lecture with The Arts Society: ‘Winston Churchill: The Artist’.
                                                       Speaker: Dr Claire Walsh
Feb                 Tues 19                   Theatre Visit                                                           
Mar                 Thurs 14                  Visit to the Seamus Heaney Museum and Ballyscullion
Apr                  Wed 3                     Tour of the Leonardo Exhibition
Apr                  Thurs 25                  Visit to Slane and the Boyne Valley                                                              
May                 Mon 20 - Fri 24        Spring Trip: English Riviera                                                                          
June                Tues 18                   Garden Visit: Ben Varden
Sept                Tues 17                    Annual General Meeting      
Sept                TBA                          Upperlands & The Last Linen Weavers