National Museums NI for Kids

Go explore, create, learn and solve!

Museums For Kids at Home

We've got lots of great resources for families and kids to enjoy our museums and collections at home. Learn about the wonderful world of elements with our Senior Curator of Natural Sciences. Create masterpieces inspired by our collections. Explore nature amongst the great outdoors, and solve activities whilst getting crafty. 

Follow the links below to find out more. 

Go learn! Go Create! Go explore!

The Elements exhibition at the Ulster Museum takes you on a journey from the rocks beneath your feet to the most distant and ancient reaches of the Universe.

Join Senior Curator of Natural Sciences, Dr. Mike Simms, for a tour of our stunning 3D display of the Periodic Table as he explores the wonders of elements in this five-part video miniseries.


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Go Create!

Help them unleash their inner artist and be inspired by our renowned art collection. From John Lavery to Colin Middleton, recreate masterpieces and make your very own museum-inspired creations.


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Go Explore!

Go explore the great outdoors with help from our Education Team. Take their creativity outside and unleash their curiosity taking inspiration from nature.


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Go Solve! Go Create! Go explore!

Looking for some new learning activities for your class? Try using our Go Solve! worksheets to discover more about some of our favourite museum objects, or follow the Go Create! and Go Explore! videos to see how your pupils can make their own museum-inspired creations and learn more about the great outdoors.

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