• Conservation in progress

    We are currently carrying out conservation work to the marble memorial wall and granite plinth in the museum. Both the black marble memorial wall...Read More

  • Trustees of the Northern Ireland War Memorial travel to Bushmills to celebrate local artist James McKendry

    Trustees of the Northern Ireland War Memorial travel to Bushmills to celebrate local artist James McKendry Trustees and Staff of NIWM meet with James and...Read More

  • On this day- 3rd September 1939

    On this day - 3rd September 1939 On this day, 3rd September 1939 Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain broadcast to the nation that war had been declared...Read More

  • Winning the war: Hurst, Film and Propaganda

    Winning the war: Hurst, Film and Propaganda To commemorate the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of the Second World War, NIWM is screening the 1939 film...Read More

  • Object of the Month – August 2019

    Object of the Month - August 2019 Wartime utility lighter that belonged to Captain Richard Pim Our object of the month for August is a wartime utility...Read More

  • Winning the War: Hurst, Film and Propaganda

    Winning the War: Hurst, Film and Propaganda To mark the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of the Second World War, NIWM are screening ‘The Lion Has...Read More

  • Object of the Month – July 2019

    Object of the Month - July 2019 Following an observation that many Civil Defence posts and stations were decorated with drawings and paintings, the...Read More

  • We’re open this Saturday!

    We're open 12pm-4pm this Saturday 3rd August 2019. If you're in Belfast, call in to learn about Northern Ireland during the Second World War. Dress...Read More

  • Peace Day – 19th July

    Peace Day - 19th July Although the Armistice to end the fighting of the First World War was signed on 11th November 1918, the Treaty of Versailles that...Read More

  • Live Well

    Live Well museum visit to NIWMLive Well museum visit to NIWM Live Well is a National Museums NI community engagement project funded by the National Lottery...Read More

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    Object of the Month – August 2019

    Object of the Month - August 2019 Wartime utility lighter that belonged to Captain Richard Pim Our object of the month for August is a wartime utility...

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