Ulster Folk & Transport Museum

Autumn Wildlife Hunt

Bring the family and spend the day becoming a nature detective exploring the wildlife in the beautiful grounds of the Museum.

- , Sun 30 Sep 2018

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Activities will be happening throughout the day to encourage you to learn about recording wildlife. Local and national conservation and wildlife organisations will be there, running a wide range of activities for all ages and providing lots of information on how to get involved with nature. This is a wonderful way to encourage your little ones outdoors and to become involved in nature.

Activities will be on throughout the day including:   

National Museums NI -

  • Ulster Museum Discover Nature Mammal Touch & Talk Table
  • Guided walks including the popular "Nuts and Berries Tree Trail - walk and talk" with Dr Mike Simms and a new small mammals trail with Dr Dave Tosh
  • Seaweed pressing with our marine experts
  • Small marine touch tank
  • The opportunity to talk to museum curators and learning staff.

    CEDaR - wildlife recording and minibeasts under the microscope

        Paul Moore - Insect Expert - minibeast safari and identification   

          Irish Garden Plant Society children's quiz

          Mantella - live birds of prey & exotic minibeasts and environmental information - always a huge hit with children and adults alike.

            Woody's Workshop - a hand’s-on workshop where you can build your own home for wildlife. Choose from a selection of bird boxes, take your product home and encourage more bird life into your garden. One bird box per family.

            For further information contact: naturalsciences@nmni.com or ring 028 9042 8428