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The Ulster Museum is located in the heart of Botanic Gardens and is easy to get to by public transport.

Ulster Museum, Botanic Gardens, Belfast, BT9 5AB

The Museum is located 1.1miles from Belfast City Centre, around a 20 - 25 minute stroll which will take you past Queen’s University and Botanic Gardens.

From Belfast: Translink operate a number of bus services from Belfast City Centre. You can get on any of the number 8 Metro busses (a, b, c or d), departing from Donegall Square East towards Malone/Ladybrook. Disembark at Queen’s University Belfast, and the Museum is a short 5 minute walk through Botanic Gardens.

From outside Belfast: Ulsterbus and Ulsterbus Goldline provide direct services if you are travelling from outside of Belfast.

For more information call Translink on 02890 666 630, or visit Translink.

If you’re travelling to us by train, disembark at Botanic train station and the museum is a short 10 minute walk. 

For train information and times please visit Translink.

The Ulster Museum is located in South Belfast not far from the city centre. Visitors approaching from the M1 South take exit 1, and those approaching from the M2 North take exit 1b.  For sat nav directions please use postcode BT9 5AB.

There are five available parking spaces for blue badge holders outside the Museum. Parking is otherwise limited to nearby car parks and street parking (please note, the Stranmillis Road becomes an urban clearway between 16.30 and 18.00 on weekdays). 

There are purpose built rails to park and lock your bike outside the museum, as well as Belfast Bike docking stations nearby at Queen’s University.