We’re open Monday to Friday from 10am-4:30pm and EVERY Saturday from 12pm-4pm. Free admission, no booking required. Please note: The Northern Ireland War Memorial will be closed on Monday 27 May 2024 for the bank holiday. We will reopen on Tuesday 28 May 2024 at 10am.



American Presence

Between 1942 and 1945, it is estimated that around 300,000 American service personnel were either based in or passed through Northern Ireland.

Learn about the impact they had on local people, hear more about the first American who officially set foot in the European Theatre of Operations here in Belfast, and read the timeless advice given to each American soldier before they arrived in Northern Ireland.

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