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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

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.

The Saint Patrick Centre, Downpatrick

The Saint Patrick Centre is the starting point for any visitor who wishes to know more about Ireland’s patron saint. The exhibition Ego Patricius – The Story of St. Patrick, explores Patrick’s legacy, and recalls the saint’s story, in his own words.

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?

Ballycastle Museum, Ballycastle

Folk/social history of the Glens in the town's 18th-century courthouse. Exhibits include the Taisie banner of the first Feis na nGleann (1904).

Armagh County Museum, Armagh

The oldest county museum in Ireland is set in Armagh’s beautiful Georgian tree lined Mall. Its collections capture centuries of stories relating to the people who lived, worked and had connections with this famous city and historic county.

Bessbrook Historic Model Village, Bessbrook/co.armagh, Newry

Bessbrook is a great example of a “model village”, purpose built for mill workers in the 19th century. Property has been restored to allow you a taste of what a home environment might have looked like around the 1880s.

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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