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Museum Shop Sunday

Join us for the launch of the very first UK wide Museum Shop Sunday and enjoy 10% off in the shops all day and 25% off in our Picture Library!

- , Sun 26 Nov 2017

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We are joining with other prestigious museums UK wide to celebrate the special nature of museum shops.

With a 10% discount in all the National Museums’ shops it’s the perfect opportunity for customers old and new to buy some unique Christmas gifts and support their local museums. Browse the carefully curated selection of gifts or create your own bespoke gift from our collections with our Picture Library.

As well as 10% discount on all our stock we have a selection of fun activities throughout the museum on #museumshopsunday


  • 12-15.00 – Fudge Sampling
  • 12-15.00 - Picture Library

Learning Zone:

Local authors:

  • 12.00-13.00 Chris Agee
  • 13.00-14.00 Gerald Dawe
  • 14.00-15.00 Tony Macauley

Elements Area:

  • Alix Mulholland from Field Day

Applied Art:

Hands on demos with local makers!

  • 10.00-12.00 Karen from Ghost & Bonesetter Jewellery
  • 10.30-13.00 Sue Cathcart-Illustrator
  • 13.00-16.00 Maggie from Glassistudio-Glass Maker
  • 13.00-15.00 Helen Shearer- Ceramic Artist

Cards by Algan Arts
Cards by Algan Arts
Botanic Gardens by Flaxfox
Botanic Gardens by Flaxfox

Enjoy food sampling from local makers at the Ulster Museum and watch demonstrations by local artisans like Maggie Napier, Ghost & Bonesetter and Sue Cathcart on glasswork, jewellery making and illustration.

Bubble Stud Earrings by Glassistudio
Bubble Stud Earrings by Glassistudio
Field Day Soaps
Field Day Soaps

Soak up the unique atmosphere and festive fare at the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum and the Ulster American Folk Park and explore more with a special Family Trail (Ulster Folk & Transport Museum only) Spend over £30 in the shop (on that day) and get a refunded admission on presentation of your receipt!*

*Subject to terms & conditions

Remember all the money spent in our shops helps support the work of National Museums NI!

Terms & Conditions:

  • May not be used in conjunction with any other offer or invoiced tours. Offer applies to spend per head of £30.
  • Discount not applicable in Corner Shop or O’ Doherty’s