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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


‘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


Cranfield Alpacas Field Walks

Cranfield Alpacas 35-37 Cranfield Road, Kilkeel

Enjoy a leisurely stroll and take in the panoramic views of the Mourne Mountains and Carlingford. Meet the gang and feed the cute and cuddly alpacas. When: Sat 23 & 30 Sept Where: Cranfield Alpacas, Kilkeel Cost: £25 (2 guests) Time: 10.30am - 11.30am Visit the event website here:


History Weekend: The Normans

Castle Espie Castle Espie Wetland Centre, Comber

Enjoy Horrible Histories? Want to hold a sword and shield or dress up as a stone age person? If so drop down to WWT Castle Espie this weekend and experience what our ancestors looked like, in some instances ate, and generally how they carried on and what they carried on


Meet the Warriors!

Navan Centre & Fort 81 Killylea Road, Armagh

Immerse yourself in life as a Celt, as you meet our Iron Age warriors. This family-oriented tour provides the opportunity to become a central part of the clan! Transform into a Celtic Warrior, as you have your face painted and wear one of our authentic costumes. Enjoy storytelling around the

Imagination Station: Denim Deconstruction Installation

The Mac, Belfast

Join in the playroom for a little bit of fashion anarchy inspired by our artist Korakrit Arunanondchai. Korakrit is an artist from Thailand who loves to cut, paint and rip denim clothing to use in his art installations. You can visit his exhibition now in our Upper Gallery. We’ll explore some


We Are Guardians

Armagh Planetarium College Hill, Armagh

We Are Guardians: How satellites can help us save the planet. The world, its peoples and environments are connected and interdependent. From the smallest bacteria to the largest ocean whale; there exists a link between all things. In a world out of balance, We Are Guardians looks at how ecosystems


Moonbase: The Next Step

Armagh Planetarium College Hill, Armagh

It has been over 50 years since humankind last set foot on the Moon and now we are going back to stay. MOONBASE: THE NEXT STEP tells the story of this human endeavour, visualising the scientific and technological advances needed to safely travel 250,000 miles and survive the hostile and