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Museums and galleries

If you want a day out that is educational and fun, visit a museum or gallery. From local history to modern art and dinosaurs to space rockets, there's something for everybody.

What's on

As well as featured exhibitions, museums and galleries sometimes hold workshops, activities and events. These are often aimed at children and are usually during school holidays.

The National Museums and Galleries of Northern Ireland include:

You can find out more on the Northern Ireland Museums Council and National Museums Northern Ireland websites.


Libraries in Northern Ireland often organise art and historical exhibitions and other cultural events. Find out what is on in your local library.

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