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Look, Listen, Learn - Top Learning Experiences

For a world - no, a universe of knowledge, Northern Ireland is a wonderful resource.
We have loads of interactive museums, attractions and tours that are sure to entertain and educate the kids all in one go!

Here's a taster to get you started.

National Trust properties and the Northern Ireland Environment Agency offer exciting learning opportunities throughout the year. Take advantage of the many living history events on offer. www.discovernorthernireland.com/events.

If all that learning's not enough visit: www.discovernorthernireland.com/history.

Places To Visit

Downpatrick & County Down Railway, Downpatrick

Travel back to the past with real vintage steam trains through St. Patrick's Country, over the River Quoile and under the graceful Down Cathedral to peaceful ruins of Inch Abbey.

An Creagán, Sixmilecross, Omagh

Situated at the foothills of the Sperrins, An Creagán is distinctively designed to mirror the archaeological sites of the area and give you the opportunity to step back in time. It also offers a range of archaeological and environmental information.

Armagh Planetarium, Armagh

Armagh Planetarium is quite simply “out of this world”. Watch an amazing Digital Theatre show where you can relax and experience our planet and beyond. During your visit why not design, build and launch your own rocket?

Somme Heritage Centre, Newtownards

The Museum examines Ireland's role in the 1st World War with special reference to the cross-community involvement in the 3 local volunteer Divisions: the 10th and 16th (Irish) Divisions and the 36th (Ulster) Division.

Titanic’s Dock & Pump-House, Belfast

As the last place Titanic rested on dry land, the dock is Titanic’s physical ‘footprint’ in history. Learn about Belfast’s incredible maritime heritage and shipbuilding legacy and peer into the vast dock where Titanic was fitted out.

Scarva Visitor Centre, Scarva, Craigavon

Scarva Visitor Centre is located on the banks of the Canal adjacent to the original basin, which has been partially excavated and where vast quantities of coal were loaded for use in the local linen industry.

W5 whowhatwherewhenwhy, Belfast

With nearly 250 interactive exhibits in 4 exhibition areas, W5 offers a unique experience as well as fantastic fun for visitors of all ages.

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