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Opening times 

All our museums are closed on a Monday except for Northern Ireland Bank Holidays as well as Christmas closures.   

Ulster Museum opening times throughout the year are:

  • Tuesday to Sunday 10:00 – 17:00

Ulster Folk Museum opening times are:

March to September

  • Tuesday to Sunday 10:00 – 17:00

October to February

  • Tuesday to Friday 10:00 – 16:00 
  • Saturday and Sunday 11:00 – 16:00

The Ulster Transport Museum opening times are:

March to September

  • Tuesday to Sunday 10:00 – 17:00

October to February

  • Tuesday to Friday 10:00 – 16:00
  • Saturday and Sunday 11:00 – 16:00

The Ulster American Folk Park opening times are:

March to October

  • Tuesday to Sunday 10:00 – 17:00

 

November to February

  • Tuesday to Friday 10:00 – 16:00 (last time slot 2.30pm)
  • Saturday and Sunday 11:00 – 16:00 (last time slot 2.30pm)

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Learn

Learning with us is different. It’s a hands on, interactive, test things out, have a laugh, try your best kind of experience. Whether you’re a child, an adult, a big family or a whole class you will love what you learn at our museums.

Go learn

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Titanica exhibition

On display in the Transport galleries at the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum, Holywood, Co Down.

Discover more than 500 original artefacts, including RMS Titanic objects recovered from the icy Atlantic. See one of the original plans of the ship with last minute design changes as well as a porthole and a soup tureen from the seabed.  You can also see the trains and trams shipyard workers would have travelled on to the Harland and Wolff Shipyard and the more exclusive Minerva car - popular with first class passengers of the time.

Read more about the Titanic

The Mother (1909)

Lavery, Sir John 1856-1941

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Picture Library

Search and buy images from our extensive online collections. We have a wide range of image categories including art, natural sciences and history.

You can purchase quality prints or digital reproductions. Our archive images are also available for licensing for commercial use.

Explore our Picture Library