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The MAC is one of Europe’s leading art centres, situated in the heart of Belfast. Recently nominated a finalist for the Art Fund Prize for Museum of the Year 2015, the award-winning venue has welcomed some 800,000 visitors since it opened in 2012.

Situated in the heart of Belfast’s bustling Cathedral Quarter, right behind Saint Anne’s Cathedral, the MAC houses three art galleries, two theatres, a bar/restaurant, family room and multiple rehearsal and office spaces.

Designed by architects Hackett Hall McKnight, the MAC has won numerous building awards including a RIBA National Award and was nominated for the European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award and the Design Museum Designs of the Year.

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The MAC by numbers:

• 2 Theatres (a 350 seater and a 120 seater)

• 3 Art Galleries

• 1 Rehearsal Space

• 1 Dance Studio

• 3 Education & Workshop Rooms

• 4 Offices for Resident Art Groups

• 1 Café & Bar

• 1 Artist-in-residence Studio

• 1 Permanent Artwork

To find out What’s On or to book tickets visit or phone our ticket line on 028 9023 5053.

It's all happening at the MAC.

The MAC: Museum of the Year 2015 finalist

Opening times

10:00 - 19:00 daily

Price list

Exhibtions/Galleries - Free (donation boxes)

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MAC 10 Exchange Street West
County Antrim
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T: (028) 9023 5053
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