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Opening times

Opening Times

Tuesday - Sunday: 10.00 - 17.00

Monday - Closed (except for Northern Ireland Bank Holidays)*

Please note that the Ulster Museum will be open on Monday 31 October 2016

*Link to Northern Ireland Bank Holidays


Christmas 2016 & New Year Hours

Friday 23 Dec 10.00 to 17.00
Saturday 24 Dec Closed
Sunday 25 Dec Closed
Monday 26 Dec Closed
Tuesday 27- Saturday 31 Dec 10.00 to 17.00
Sunday 1 Jan 10.00 to 17.00
Monday 2 Jan 10.00 to 17.00



Admission to the Ulster Museum is FREE!

* Please note that in line with National Museums Northern Ireland Byelaws and Safeguarding Children & Vulnerable Adults Policy we reserve the right to refuse entry to any person under the age of 18 if unaccompanied by a parent, group leader or supervising adult.

The Ulster Museum is located in Belfast City Centre overlooking the Botanic gardens. Although this is a fantastic location this can prove problematic for parking. Where possible we recommend you use the city park and ride scheme or use public transport.


Local on-street parking is available but limited.
Park and ride:
There are Park and Ride facilities at Bridge End (east side), York Street (north side), Blacks Road and Sprucefield. Link to Translink website for more up to date information.Translink