Due to COVID-19, National Museums NI temporarily closed its four museums. These will reopen on a phased basis as follows:
- Ulster Museum - 30 July
- Ulster Folk Museum - 13 August
- Ulster American Folk Park - 13 August
- Ulster Transport Museum - 20 August
For updates, check: National Museums NI
As well as featured exhibitions, museums and galleries sometimes hold workshops, activities and events.
The National Museums and Galleries of Northern Ireland include:
You'll find a list of museums to visit on Discover Northern Ireland.
Ulster Aviation Society has a collection of more than 40 historic aircraft and exhibits celebrating Northern Ireland’s aviation heritage.
For a list of art galleries to visit, go to Discover Northern Ireland.
COVID-19 update - 90 libraries are offering a new Book and Collect service. Plans are in place to reopen some libraries on a pilot basis. For the latest information visit the Libraries NI website.
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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