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First and last Heaney portraits
Friday 28 Aug 2015
First and last Heaney portraits hang side by side as Ulster Museum marks anniversary.

Bluegrass Music Festival 2015
Wednesday 26 Aug 2015
The Ulster American Folk Park in Omagh is ‘tuning up’ for its annual Bluegrass Festival – one of the largest Bluegrass music festivals in Europe.

Exploring Suffering And Loss Through The Troubles
Monday 8 Jun 2015
Silent Testimony, a powerful new exhibition at the Ulster Museum exploring the theme of suffering and loss through the Troubles. Open to the public since 5 June and running through to January 2016, this is not to be missed.

World's 'Most Dangerous Toy' Goes on Display
Monday 16 Feb 2015
A children’s science set which was once described as the world’s most dangerous toy has gone on display in the Elements exhibition at the Ulster Museum.

Young And Old Gather To 'Make an Opera'
Wednesday 11 Feb 2015
P7 pupils from Strandtown Primary School joined with tenants from Dean Crooks Fold to create a performance of music and song inspired by the Window on the World display at the Ulster Museum.

Top Award for Ulster American Folk Park
Monday 2 Feb 2015
The Ulster American Folk Park has been awarded a CIE Tours International Award of Excellence.

Top Young Scientists Awarded At Ulster Museum
Friday 9 Jan 2015
Three exceptional science students have been recognised by the prestigious Hans Sloane Awards at a ceremony in the Ulster Museum.

UK Recognition For Folk Museum's Blacksmith
Thursday 11 Dec 2014
Gerald Monaghan, a visitor guide and blacksmith with the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum, has been awarded the respected Journeyman Certificate from The Worshipful Company of Blacksmiths London.

The Making of Modern Ulster
Thursday 27 Nov 2014
The fascinating story of Ulster over the last 500 years is revealed in a major new exhibition which opens to the public tomorrow (26 November) at the Ulster Museum.

Get Haunted for Hallowe'en
Tuesday 28 Oct 2014
The ghouls and ghosts of the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum are stirring as Hallowe’en half term activities and the annual Hallowe’en Family Festival returns to the open air museum.

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