National Museums Northern Ireland comprises the Ulster Museum, Ulster Folk & Transport Museum, Ulster American Folk Park and Armagh County Museum
National Museums Northern Ireland attracts almost one million visitors annually and our sites are among Northern Ireland’s premier cultural and visitor destinations. We have some very special options – from cool contemporary spaces at the Ulster Museum to a manor house at the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum. Your guests can journey from the old to the new world on an emigrant sailing ship at the Ulster American Folk Park or entertain them among the Irish Railway Collection at the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum.
Come face to face with dinosaurs, meet an Egyptian Mummy and see modern masterpieces with a visit to the Ulster Museum. As Northern Ireland’s treasure house of the past and present, the museum is home to a rich collection of art, history and natural sciences and free to all visitors. From Ireland to the South Pacific, ancient relics to hands on activities, the museum offers something for everyone from the simply curious to the enthusiast.
Step back in time in and uncover a way of life from 100 years ago. Discover cottages, farms, schools and shops as you wander through the beautiful parkland of the Folk Museum chatting to costumed visitor guides demonstrating traditional crafts. Climb on and off majestic steam locomotives or experience the sensation of flight in the Transport Museum bursting with horse drawn carriages, electric trams, motorbikes, fire-engines and vintage cars.