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COVID-19 Update

Due to the latest guidance from the NI Executive, our museums will remain closed for a planned three week period ending on 11 December. We look forward to welcoming visitors back to our museums when it is safe to do so and we would like to thank the public for their continued support and patience.

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Schools and Teachers

We offer exciting opportunities for schools to engage with our collections in lively, interactive sessions that connect to the NI Curriculum across all stages of learning. Discover, investigate and be inspired!

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Learning at National Museums NI 

Though we are not yet able to welcome school visitors back to our museums, we are busy developing an exciting new programme of opportunities for schools to engage with our collections in the classroom through live and interactive virtual learning sessions. Sign up to our schools mailing list to be the first to find out more, by emailing education@nmni.com

Explore our resources here to learn more about the collection and try out some creative activities from home!

Try This At Home

We have been working with our friends at BBC NI to produce some short ‘how-to’ films for you to follow from home. Find out here how to make traditional soda bread and churn your own butter, just like we do at the Ulster Folk Museum…

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Go Create!

Learn more about some of our favourite museum objects and have a go at making your very own museum-inspired creations! Feel free to share your home-made artworks with us in our online gallery.

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Calling All Teachers

Be the first to find out about opportunities for schools, help shape the National Museums NI education programme and avail of exciting CPD opportunities for teachers by signing up to join the National Museums NI teachers’ panel.

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Explore Our Collections

Find out more here about some fascinating museum objects from our expert team of curators.

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Plan Your School's Visit

Though we are not yet able to welcome school visitors back to our museums, we are busy developing an exciting new programme of opportunities for schools to engage with our collections in the classroom through live and interactive virtual learning sessions. We will continue to adapt provision to comply with government advice and guidelines throughout 2020/21.

Sign up to our schools mailing list to be the first to find out more, by emailing education@nmni.com

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