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The Belfast Room

Let National Museums NI give your gala dinner or award ceremony the elegance and glamour it deserves. The Belfast Room is an understated, elegant space for smaller functions

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The Belfast Room is an understated, elegant space for smaller functions. It is one of the original galleries in the museum, opened in 1929. This intimate space offers views over Stranmillis, and is the perfect space for small dinner receptions or moderately-sized standing functions. The adjoining Stanmillis Hall is perfect for pre-dinner drinks.

Gala dinners & award ceremonies at Ulster Museum

Delight your guests with stunning collections of art, history, and natural science. The Ulster Museum can host intimate gatherings or grand affairs with finesse.

Pull off the party of the year

The Ulster Museum features some of the most impressive spaces in Northern Ireland. The Atrium is a spectacular contemporary space, four stories high and surrounded by some of the most iconic pieces in the museum’s collection. The Belfast Room is grand, yet intimate—ideal for smaller events. The entire museum can host up to 1500 guests in comfort and style for a reception.

The chefs at Yellow Door are on hand to craft delicious meals and canapes, and our staff are focused on delivering your special event with zest and purpose.

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Tourism NI Year of Food & Drink Gala Dinner

Tourism NI wanted a spectacular venue to mark the end of the very successful Year of Food & Drink in 2016. The Ulster Museum was chosen with a drinks reception in the Atrium followed by a dinner for 200 people in Art 2 surrounded by stunning Irish Art from the museum’s collection. An exceptional 7 course menu by Yellow Door, caterers in the Ulster Museum, was served highlighting the very best of local produce. The combination of enjoying some of the finest local produce surrounded by exceptional works by local artists provided an exceptional experience for guests.