Ulster Museum in Belfast

Northern Irelands principle museum, the Ulster Museum in Belfast, houses a range of treasures and archaeological finds from Ireland and even Egypt and the South Pacific.

Northern Ireland's principle museum, the Ulster Museum in Belfast, houses a range of treasures and archaeological finds from Ireland and even Egypt and the South Pacific.

Medieval brooches The Ulster Museum spans some 8,000 square metres and is home to a rich collection of art and artefacts, from Ireland and other parts of the world. Displays include the Early Ireland exhibition with prehistoric and Celtic objects unearthed in Ireland, which include the famous Malone Hoard, a collection of 16 Neolithic stone axes. The Industrial History exhibition outline's Belfast's heritage as the only industrialised city in Ireland with its ship building and linen producing industries, while the museum's Egyptian collection boasts the mummy of Princess Takabuti.

The Museum, also houses a number of guest exhibits and regular new additions to its art galleries, so there is always something new to see.

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