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European Heritage Open Days

As part of Northern Ireland's contribution to the European Heritage Days, this September close to 200 of Northern Ireland’s historic buildings and monuments, landmarks and hidden gems will open offering free entry with many activities for you to enjoy. There is a packed programme of virtual and open door in


Playful Museum

NI War Memorial 21 Talbot St, Belfast

Proud to be a Playful Museum, NI War Memorial museum offer fun and engaging learning experiences for under 5's. Have fun and learn about rationing and wartime farming with Jeannie the Hen through storytelling, music, and movement. The museum's Early Years resources have been created for children aged 2-5 and


Room to Rhyme

Seamus Heaney Homeplace 45 Main St, Bellaghy, Magherafelt

Join us for Room to Rhyme! This is our weekly half hour session for parents and children aged 0-4. Little ones will get the opportunity to interact with others, develop listening and language skills, and have fun! *Please book spaces for both adults and children* When: Mon 25 Sept Where:

The Big Brent Weekend

Castle Espie Castle Espie Wetland Centre, Comber

Castle Espie Wetland Centre will celebrate the return of the light-bellied brent geese to Strangford Lough by hosting The Big Brent Weekend, which promises family fun, wildlife experts and free workshops from Saturday 7th to Sunday 8th October 2023. During the two days of the Big Brent Weekend, visitors can


‘Guess How Much I Love You’ Public Art and Literature Trail

Lisburn Museum Market Square, Lisburn

The heart-warming story went on to sell more than 55 million copies worldwide and has been translated into 57 languages. The new Guess How Much I Love You Public Art and Literature Trail is free for the public to enjoy. It can be accessed via a digital App or followed on a map collected from


Dress Like an Egyptian

Lisburn Museum Market Square, Lisburn

Egyptian costumes are available for dressing up and take a photo. The usual crafts table has two Egyptian themed crafts for families to do together: make a lotus flower for your hair - The lotus flower was a symbol of the sun god and the pharaohs. Like the sun that


Egyptian Hieroglyphs

Lisburn Museum Market Square, Lisburn

Unlock the mystery of ancient Egypt and explore the incredible story of the international race to decipher hieroglyphs!   Following a blockbuster show at the British Museum, Lisburn Museum are proud to host a new touring exhibition telling the story of the Rosetta Stone, the decipherment of hieroglyphs and the unlocking


Time is Running Out

W5, Belfast Belfast

This temporary exhibition from Institution of Civil Engineers explores the future of infrastructure, focusing on how civil engineers can find sustainable solutions in sectors such as transport, energy and water. It aims to inspire young people who are passionate about the environment to consider civil engineering as a career. Based around three