• Bank Holiday closure

    The Northern Ireland War Memorial will be closed on Monday 25 May 2015 for the Spring Bank Holiday, but will reopen on Tuesday 26 May as...Read More

  • National Drawing Day Saturday 16th May

    Take part in Drawing Day, a nationwide event, when families are invited to draw in the Northern Ireland War Memorial gallery. Come and be inspired by...Read More

  • A Weekend of Events at the Northern Ireland War Memorial

    Thank you to everyone who came along to our events this weekend, making our VE Day commemorations such a success! The gallery was visited by 70 people on...Read More

  • NIWM documentary on Northern Visions TV

    On Wednesday 13 May 2015, Northern Visions TV will broadcast a twelve minute documentary on the 70 anniversary of VE Day. This will be viewable on freeview...Read More

  • Coverage of the NIWM VE Day event

    NIWM with The Big Lunch commemorated VE Day in the gallery yesterday afternoon, here is coverage of the event in today's Belfast Telegraph. When war finally...Read More

  • VE Day Remembered

    Excerpts from the previously unseen scrapbooks of Betty Porter. Click on the image below to be taken to the relevant scrapbook. If you would like to...Read More

  • All For The Dead Man’s Penny

    Special Events - 10 May At Northern Ireland War Museum A story by Liz Weir with music by Ciaran Mulholland Internationally-renowned storyteller Liz Weir...Read More

  • Bank Holiday closure

    The Northern Ireland War Memorial will be closed on Monday 4 May for the bank holiday, however we will re-open on Tuesday 5 May at...Read More

  • What’s on a NIWM 2015

    The Northern Ireland War Memorial Whats On leaflet is now available, detailing all events for 2015. What's On 2015 PDF Whats On Cover Whats On...Read More

  • VE Day celebration on Saturday 9 May

    NIWM are celebrating VE Day on Saturday 9 May from 10.30 - 4.00 pm. Come along to the gallery to sample rations and treats from the era, sing tunes from the...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