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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 to Inch Abbey and King Magnus' Grave, on Ireland's only full-sized heritage railway.

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.

Armagh Planetarium, Armagh

Use interactive displays to learn about the cosmos and watch the latest space news in real time.Travel to the International Space Station, and outwards to Mars in the 3D stereo room. During your visit why not design, build and launch your own rocket?

Bronte Homeland Interpretative Centre, Rathfriland, Newry

The fertile land of County Down has been farming country for centuries. It was here that Patrick Brontë, father of Charlotte, Emily and Anne - the famous Brontë sisters, was born into a farming family on 17th March 1777.

Ardress House, Portadown, Craigavon

Ardress is nestled in the apple orchards of County Armagh and offers afternoons of fun and relaxation for everyone. Built in the 17th century as a farmhouse, Ardress was remodelled in Georgian times and has a character and charm all of its own...

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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