A world to captivate the curious
The Ulster Museum, located in the Botanic Gardens in Belfast which is about 5 minutes walk from the guest accommodation, has around 8,000 square metres of public display space, featuring material from the collections of fine art and applied art, archaeology, ethnography, treasures from the Spanish Armada, local history, numismatics, industrial archaeology, botany, zoology and geology.
It is the largest museum in Northern Ireland, and one of the components of National Museums Northern Ireland
The Ulster Museum offers something for art lovers, history buffs, excited children, and the curious.
Our collections take you across Ireland and to all corners of the globe. Come face to face with dinosaurs, get up close with an Egyptian mummy, dive into our discovery zones, or just enjoy a bit of peace and quiet at our caféand shop.
Plenty to enjoy and loads to love at the Ulster Museum. And best of all, admission is free.
The Titanic Belfast visitor attraction extends over nine galleries, with multiple dimensions to the exhibition. Drawing together special effects, dark rides, full-scale reconstructions and innovative interactive features you will explore the Titanic story in a fresh and insightful way from her conception in Belfast in the early 1900s, through her construction and launch, to her infamous maiden voyage and catastrophic demise. The journey goes beyond the aftermath of the sinking, to the discovery of the wreck and continues into the present day in the Ocean Exploration Centre.
Much of HMS Caroline has undergone extensive restoration to her 1916 appearance from the Battle of Jutland. Visitors can discover a wide range of historic spaces, including the Captain's Cabin, Royal Marines Mess, and Seamen's Wash as well as the very important engine room, sick-bay and galley kitchen. During their visit, visitors will discover the importance of the Battle of Jutland, learning what life at sea was like the over three hundred crew who served on board HMS Caroline during 1916. Visit the Torpedo School and explore the role of naval weaponry;peruse the Virtual Access Suite a contemporary, comfortable space where all visitors can explore the ship;Grab a bite to eat or a refreshing drink in the Mess Deck Cafe, and finally visit the Gift Shop, to bring home a reminder of your visit to HMS Caroline.
Queen's University Belfast is a public research university in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The university was chartered in 1845, and opened in 1849 as "Queen's College, Belfast". The university forms the focal point of the Queen's Quarter area of the city, one of Belfast's six cultural districts.
The history of St Mary's University College dates back to 1900 when the Dominican Sisters opened the St Mary's Training College on the present Falls Road campus at Belfast, Northern Ireland. The College is academically integrated with Queen's University Belfast and its degree courses are all Queen's awards. Currently around 1,000 full-time and 300 part-time students are enrolled at St Mary's. The College is composed of two faculties - the Faculty of Education and the Faculty of Liberal Arts, which award undergraduate and postgraduate degrees.
Stormont Castle is a mansion on the Stormont Estate in east Belfast which is used as the main meeting place of the Northern Ireland Executive.