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Explore Ulster Museum Collections Highlights


The Art Department holds over 12,000 works comprising drawings, paintings, sculptures, glass, ceramics, silver, furniture, costume and textiles, covering all styles.

Human History

The History Department holds and collects objects relating to the social, economic and political history of Ireland, with particular emphasis on Ulster from 1600 and Northern Ireland from 1921.

Natural Sciences

The Natural Sciences Department holds over 495,000 specimens of plants, animals, fossils, minerals and rocks from Northern Ireland and beyond.