• Museum Closure, Friday 29th September

    Please note that the museum will close today from 11.00 am as we are hosting a conference on the wartime American presence in in Northern Ireland. We will...Read More

  • Macmillan Coffee Morning at the Museum

    Join us this morning, Friday 29th September, for our annual Macmillan coffee morning. We will be in the gallery until 11.00 am, pop in to sample some homemade...Read More

  • May Day closure

    We are closed for the May Day Bank Holiday and will re-open on Tuesday 02 May. View our events diary to see what events are upcoming in...Read More

  • St Patrick’s Day closure

    The museum will be closed on Friday 17th March for St Patrick's Day but to mark to the occasion here is a little shamrock from our archives... This is a...Read More

  • Coming Up, February 2017…

    Northern Ireland Museum Council and Playful Museums Launch the exciting programme for under 5s on Friday the 3rd of February. Playful Museums is coming...Read More

  • US 75

    This month marked the 75th anniversary of the arrival of American troops in Northern Ireland. To celebrate the anniversary and remember the importance of the...Read More

  • Holocaust Memorial Day 2017

    Holocaust Memorial Day was marked this year in the museum with a display of paintings by local artist Leslie Nicholl. A small selection of these paintings were...Read More

  • January Craft Day

    Craft-enthusiasts along with a youth group from the charity Brain Injury Matters, were fashioning pom-pom accessories in the museum. Wartime black-out...Read More

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    N is for Nurse

    Our current object of the month, now on display in the War Memorial gallery, is a cape that belonged to a nurse during the Second World War. The insignia...

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    N is for Nurse