Nestled in the beautiful Botanic Gardens Belfast (see the post about Botanic here), the Ulster Museum tells the unique human story of this part of Ireland and our collections will take you 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 bite in our café or a wander around the gift shop. Plenty to enjoy and loads to love at the Ulster Museum. And best of all, admission is free.
The Ulster Museum is a 25-30 minute walk from Belfast City Centre. Follow signs for Queen’s University or Botanic Gardens.
It is a 10 minute walk to the Ulster Museum from Botanic Station. Botanic Station is on the Bangor to Portadown rail line, just hop on at Great Victoria Street behind the Europa
There is a bus stop on the Stranmillis Road side of the Museum building. Bus lines ‘Metro 8A and 8D Malone Road’ depart from Donegall Square East in Belfast City Centre every 10 minutes.
Follow the one way system up the Dublin Road, keep right through Shaftsbury Square, and onto University Road, pass Queens University Belfast and keep left. Botanic Gardens, and the Museum are on the left just off Stranmillis Road. (Parking in the area is ‘on street’).
Get more information here: https://www.nmni.com/our-museums/ulster-museum/Home.aspx