• A Wartime Christmas

    Saturday 5th December 2015 10.30am – 4pm Visit the Northern Ireland War Memorial to experience a Wartime Christmas for all the family. Try some Make...Read More

  • No Elephants Allowed

    But please bring us your memories of the Belfast Blitz. 16–23 November 2015 Throughout 2016 the Northern Ireland War Memorial will be commemorating the...Read More

  • Act of Remembrance

    The Chairman and Trustees of the Northern Ireland War Memorial have pleasure in inviting you to an Act of Remembrance, Armistice Day at the Northern Ireland...Read More

  • British Royal Legion Belfast Remembrance Shop

    The Royal British Legion Belfast Remembrance Shop will be open to the public from Monday 26 October to Wednesday 11 November 2015. It will be located in the...Read More

  • Special announcement

    I regret to have to inform you of the passing of Mr Bob Wright on 20th October, who served for 27 years as an attendant at the Northern Ireland War Memorial....Read More

  • Macmillan Coffee Morning on Friday 25 September

    NIWM are hosting a Macmillan Coffee Morning in the gallery this Friday 25 September in memory of our late colleague Mr John Hughes. Come along between 10.30...Read More

  • 300 visitors at European Heritage Open Days event

    300 people visited the War Memorial this weekend to take part in their European Heritage Open Days event. Visitors enjoyed learning about the wartime roles...Read More

  • Curator of the Northern Ireland War Memorial, Ciaran Elizabeth Doran, featured on the Kim Lenaghan show on Sunday 13 September.

    Listen to the link below to hear what she had to say about women in wartime industries and how the War Memorial will contribute to this year's European Open...Read More

  • European Heritage Open Weekend September 2015

    Women on the Home Front in World War Two Hundreds of building across Northern Ireland open their doors this weekend as part of the European Heritage Open...Read More

  • Bank Holiday Monday closure

    Please note that the gallery of the Northern Ireland War Memorial will be closed for the Bank Holiday on Monday 31 August 2015. The museum will reopen again...Read More

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    J is for James Joseph Magennis VC

    James Joseph Magennis was the only man from Northern Ireland to be awarded a Victoria Cross in the Second World War. On 31 July 1945, his midget submarine,...

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    James Joseph Magennis portrait