10 reasons to visit Northern Ireland’s museums
Step into one of Northern Ireland’s many museums and you’ll emerge smarter, happier and more inspired.
Information and images from Northern Ireland Tourist Board
5. Watch the birdie
Spot water birds, farmland, woodland and garden birds, as well as a collection of stuffed mammals, in the natural history collections at Armagh County Museum.
6. Learn about island living
Put yourself in the frame of old photographs and picture the island dwelling of yesteryear through displays and artefacts at the Rathlin Boathouse Visitor Centre and Museum.
7. Face a torpedo
Look down the barrel of a torpedo and be intrigued by the drama of the greatest naval battle ever fought in its only surviving ship, HMS Caroline , Northern Ireland's newest floating museum.
8. Meet Dippy the Dinosaur
Meet Dippy the Diplodocus as part of his road trip across the UK - his first time out of London since 1905. (Free but booking is recommended).