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History Museums

When planning your visit, keep in mind that our most popular museums take a full day to explore. Or why not plan your break around museums within a single area. For example, consider the Sperrins, with their archaeological and environmental riches, the Walled City of Derry, the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum and follow the epic story of the Titanic, or Armagh City a museum in itself!

Check out Northern Ireland Museums Council to have a look at the history museums throughout Northern Ireland...

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Giant's Causeway, Antrim, Northern Ireland, Bushmills

The world famous Giant's Causeway, renowned for its polygonal columns of layered basalt is the only UNESCO World Heritage Site in Northern Ireland and is a must see for visitors.

St Columb's Cathedral, Londonderry/Derry

Dominating the skyline on all approaches to the city of Londonderry is Saint Columb's Cathedral, which has stood on its prominent site inside the famous walls of Derry since 1633. Dedicated to the name of Saint Columba (Columb)

Apprentice Boys of Derry Memorial Hall, Londonderry/Derry

The Apprentice Boys of Derry Memorial Hall and museum is dedicated to the history and heritage of the Siege of Londonderry 1688 - 1689. The building is neo-gothic, with a strong Scottish baronial façade and is a listed building.

Crom Estate, Newtownbutler, Enniskillen

Set on the shores of Upper Lough Erne in County Fermanagh, Crom is one of Ireland's most important nature conservation areas.

Armagh Observatory, Armagh

Armagh Observatory is a modern astronomical research institute with a rich heritage. Founded in 1789 by Archbishop Richard Robinson, the Grounds, Astropark and Human Orrery are freely open to visitors during daylight hours every day of the year.

Linen Hall Library, Belfast

Founded in 1788, Linen Hall Library is a truly unique institution. As the oldest library in Belfast and the last subscribing library in Ireland, it has an impressive Irish and Local Studies Collection and houses a significant genealogy section.

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