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Museums and Visitor Centres

Could it be our long history?  Could it be our rich cultural heritage?  Could it be we're obsessive collectors?  Whatever the reason, Northern Ireland has a multitude of special interest museums to intrigue and inspire!

The range and diversity of themes is enormous - from maritime history and mythology to transport and trade; Irish language and Ulster linen to militaria and music; old schools and old mills to cutting-edge art and science.

Check out Northern Ireland Museum Council to help with planning your visit.

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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.

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)

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.

Queen's University Belfast, Belfast

The fine façade of the Main Building, designed by Charles Lanyon, conceals a quiet, restful quadrangle. This was the original Queen's College: the University has expanded throughout the immediate area, including all the houses on University Square.

Broighter Gold ÉCONOMUSÉE, Limavady

Have you ever wondered how Broighter Gold Rapeseed Oil make their award-winning Liquid Gold? Now you can see their process from growing, harvesting a bottling. You will have a tour of their farm, pressing room and you can try the oils before you buy.

Coleraine Town Hall, Coleraine

Coleraine Town Hall presides over the central shopping piazza in Coleraine. Designed by Thomas Turner, the Town Hall, which is of major historical significance, was built in 1859 by McLaughlin & Harvey for £4,147(over £7m today).

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