Famous Museums in Belfast

The museums in Belfast give the very essence of its citizens and rich culture. If you are looking for something deeper and more meaningful, head to the museums in city. Explore the cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical side of Belfast with these museums.
We have curated a variety of the best and free museums in city, besides the usual arts or historical ones. Explore and engage yourself with the wonders of science at the museum of science in Belfast. Get fascinated by the exceptional stories of heroes at war museums or memorials. You can go wow with your kids at the Natural history museums or enjoy some time at children's museums in Belfast.
Check out this list for an entertaining and enlightening trip to the museums in Belfast.

Let's explore the finest collection of museums in Belfast:

  1. Titanic Belfast

    4.4 (1217 Votes)
    Titanic Belfast

    Museum, Exhibition

    Titanic Belfast is one of the most reputed attractions in the city of Belfast. The museum houses nine galleries in a six storied building. 
  2. Ulster Folk & Transport Museum

    Museum, Educational Site, Exhibition , Specialty Museum

    Cultra Manor was once the residence of Thomas Andrew, the man who designed the Titanic. The stunning manor houses popular Titanic exhibits featuring drawings by Thomas Andrew as well. Today the manor is used as a wedding or event venue. The manor is also home to the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum. The folk museum has cottages, farms, schools, shops and traditional crafts on display while the ...Read more
  3. Northern Ireland War Memorial

    Museum, War Memorial, Exhibition

    The Northern Ireland War Memorial is a museum dedicated to those brave hearts who gave up their lives during the First and Second World War. It is also a memorial for those who died in the Blitz on Belfast in 1941. The memorial is a testimony of friendship with the US forces who trained at Belfast between 1942 and 1944. The exhibitions at the museum change every quarterly. There is an audio tha...Read more
  4. Armagh County Museum

    Museum, History Museum, Specialty Museum

    This is the oldest museum that you find in Belfast.  The collections have got a historical meaning and the museum is a famous spot for locals and tourists alike. This is the place where you can experience the popular ‘orchard county’.   
  5. Irish Republican History Museum

    Museum, History Museum, Exhibition

    The Irish Republican History Museum is a real dig. If history interests you, or you have been part of this era, you’re sure to love every bit of this museum. The authentic information the museum gives out along with insights to the position and story of terrorists back then is sure to impress you on your visit here. The museum has a brilliant display and is completely worth your busy sche...Read more
  6. W5

    4.6 (622 Votes)

    Museum, Children Museum, Entertainment, Exhibition

    A children’s museum with an array of activities for both girls and boys. W5 is an ideal picnic spot for families and an entertainment zone for kids. The attractions at the museum include star wars, Wallace and gromit and the new talking robot. The arena is home to a café and restaurant too. This is a highly recommended place in Belfast, especially if you’re travelling with ki...Read more
  7. Ulster Museum

    4.6 (544 Votes)
    Ulster Museum

    Museum, Entertainment, Specialty Museum

    Located within the premises of the Botanic garden, the Ulster Museum features a range of historic material like industrial archeology, fine art, applied art, Spanish Armada treasures, botany, historic numismatics, zoology, geology and more. The Ulster museum is the largest in Northern Ireland. The museum also possesses a wide collection of birds, algae, lichens mammals, rocks, fossils, insects,...Read more
  8. Crumlin Road Gaol

    4.6 (826 Votes)
    Crumlin Road Gaol


    Crumlin Road Gaol is a former prison located on the Crumlin road to the north of Belfast in Northern Ireland. If you take the tour, it's very informative. The place tells about prisoners and their lives lived in the jail. The way they were flogged and punished. The Gaol takes you back in 1845 when the attraction and conference center was actually a prison.  There's an underground tunnel th...Read more
  9. 1 Donegall Quay