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Tractors old and new descend upon museum for Ferguson Heritage Tractor Day
Thursday 15 Jun 2017
The popular Ferguson Heritage Tractor Day is returning to the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum on Saturday 24th June.

Conflicting Images: new photographic exhibition on ‘The Troubles’ opens at Ulster Museum
Friday 2 Jun 2017
A new exhibition focussing on photography during the ‘Troubles’ in Northern Ireland has opened at the Ulster Museum.

Fast and Furious Fords showcase at Transport Museum’s Cultra Hillclimb Festival
Friday 2 Jun 2017
The Cultra Hillclimb, the world’s oldest active hillclimb roars into action this Saturday, 3rd June from 10am at the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum.

Drawing Through The Centuries: Major New Exhibition Opens At The Ulster Museum
Thursday 9 Mar 2017
Michelangelo, Rembrandt and Picasso feature alongside contemporary artists in an extraordinary new exhibition from the British Museum.   One of the largest ever UK touring shows from the British Museum’s Prints and Drawings department opens at the Ulster Museum tomorrow, Friday 10th March.

20th century modernism showcased in Ulster Museum’s latest exhibition
Friday 10 Feb 2017
A new exhibition, which explores how Irish artists have been directly influenced by International art and modernism, brings together some of the finest paintings in the Ulster Museum collection of 20th century international art.

Ulster American Folk Park gets in (love) knots for Valentine’s Day
Thursday 9 Feb 2017
Love – living history style! - is in the air at the Ulster American Folk Park this Valentine’s Day.

Top Science Achievers Recognised At Hans Sloane Awards
Tuesday 10 Jan 2017
Four exceptional science students from Northern Ireland have been recognised at the prestigious Hans Sloane Awards ceremony in the Ulster Museum.

Goya: The Disasters of War exhibition opens at Ulster Museum
Friday 25 Nov 2016
The most famous series of prints depicting human conflict by Goya – one of Spain’s most important artists – has gone on display in the Ulster Museum. Francisco Goya: The Disasters of War depicts the guerrilla warfare, famine and political disillusionment which followed Napoleon Bonaparte’s invasion of Spain in 1808. The works contains some of the most brutally graphic images of war ever produced.

Ulster Museum invites the public to share their experiences of the Troubles
Friday 18 Nov 2016
The Ulster Museum has invited the public to share their experiences of Northern Ireland during the ‘Troubles’ as part of a major new initiative. 

Ulster Museum to host iconic ‘Dippy’ dinosaur
Tuesday 15 Nov 2016
It has long been the first sight to greet visitors to London’s Natural History Museum but soon visitors to the Ulster Museum can look forward to being greeted by the Natural History Museum’s iconic Diplodocus dinosaur skeleton.

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