• Our Museums

Explore, Engage and Enjoy

Take your imagination for a day out at one of our inspiring museums.

Exit Menu

Opening times

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

The Ulster Museum opening times throughout the year are:

  • Tuesday to Sunday 10:00 – 17:00

The Ulster Folk & 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 & Sunday 11:00 – 16:00

The Ulster American Folk Park opening times are:

March, April, May, June & September

  • Tuesday to Sunday 10:00 – 17:00

July & August

  • Monday to Sunday 10:00 – 17:00

October to February

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


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

Harland & Wolff Collection, © National Museums NI


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.

Visit our Titanic website

The Mother (1909)

Lavery, Sir John 1856-1941


Image sales

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.

Print sales Licence images

National Museums NI