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Ulster Museum Marks 1916’s Pivotal Year With Unique Centenary Exhibition
Thursday 24 Mar 2016
A new exhibition exploring the Easter Rising and the Battle of the Somme opens to the public tomorrow (25 March) at the Ulster Museum.

Journey in History: American Civil War Buggy Display
Thursday 7 Jan 2016
The Ulster American Folk Park has launched its 40th anniversary year by exhibiting an exceptional object. Visitors can see the American Civil War buggy which belonged to a priest from County Armagh and learn of the fascinating story behind it.

Grow Wild - City of Wildflowers
Monday 12 Oct 2015
Vote Now! Belfast City Council been selected to go head to head in a public vote with two other local sites to become the Grow Wild flagship site in Northern Ireland.

‘Rail’ Tales: Storytelling Kiosk Opens At The Ulster Folk & Transport Museum
Monday 12 Oct 2015
The Ulster Folk & Transport Museum’s Rail Gallery added a new attraction today – a new purpose-built storytelling kiosk.

Celebrating Older People: Museums Mark Silver Sunday
Monday 28 Sep 2015
The Ulster Museum, Ulster Folk & Transport Museum and the Ulster American Folk Park are marking Silver Sunday, 4th October, with a programme of age friendly events.

New Exhibition By Paul Seawright Opens
Wednesday 16 Sep 2015
A new exhibition by internationally renowned photographer Paul Seawright, exploring contemporary conflict and its portrayal by US television news studios, has opened at the Ulster Museum.

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.

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