• 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

  • A thank you to Mr Bob Wright on the occasion of his retirement from the Northern Ireland War Memorial, after 27 years of devoted service as Senior Museum Attendant.

    Bob Wright has been our Senior Museum Attendant for 27 years, I have known him for 2.5 of those years.  Most of you have known him for much longer than I...Read More

  • Commemoration of 70th anniversary of Victory over Japan (VJ) Day at the Northern Ireland War Memorial

    Victory over Japan (VJ) day, celebrated on 15 August 1945, officially announced the end of WW2. The Northern Ireland War Memorial will be hosting a...Read More

  • A tribute to Mr Bob Wright BEM on his retirement from the Northern Ireland War Memorial

    As we commemorate VJ Day this morning, we will also be paying a very special tribute to Mr. Bob Wright BEM, who has at the age of 92, decided to retire from...Read More

  • 70th anniversary of VJ Day

    The date 15 August 1945, the surrender of Japan, following the dropping of the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki was celebrated round the world as the end...Read More

  • Wartime Scrapbook

    The wartime scrapbook of Mrs Betty Porter will be on display in the gallery of the Northern Ireland War Memorial throughout its commemoration of VJ Day. This...Read More

  • Craft Open Day

    Thursday 13th August 10.30-4pm Free admission No booking necessary The Northern Ireland War Memorial Museum is reviving the spirit of WW2, the Blitz, the...Read More

  • Launch of “From Ulster to the Dardanelles”

    Northern Ireland War Memorial is to host a private evening event to launch From Ulster to the Dardanelles by Philip Orr and Nigel Henderson, with...Read More

  • Visitor Notice July Closure

    Please note that the NI War Memorial gallery will be closed from 10th July to 15th July. The gallery will reopen as normal on Thursday 16th...Read More

  • Amended gallery hours this Friday

    Visitors please note that the NIWM gallery will open at the earlier time of 9.00 am on Friday 26 June, with last admission at 3.00 pm. RAF...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