Historic Interest

Albert Clock. Cave Hill. Harland & Wolff. Stormont Castle. The Odyssey Arena. St. George’s Market. You may recognise some of these places but there’s a whole lot more waiting to be discovered. We’ve brought together some of the highlights and lesser-known treasures to help you get started. From the birthplace of the Titanic to our iconic city hall and everywhere in between, you’ll find a cornucopia of historic landmarks and fantastic attractions. Who knows what you’ll discover!

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Albert Clock

Historic Interest | Cathedral Quarter, City Centre

Until a recent renovation corrected its list, the Albert Memorial Clock was Belfast’s answer to Pisa’s leaning tower. Read More ›

Alexandra Graving Dock

Historic Interest, Titanic and Maritime | Titanic Quarter

The Alexandra Graving Dock was built between 1885 and 1889 following a petition which was presented to the Harbour Commissioners in 1881 by Harland and Wolff, for additional fitting out facilities. In 1885, Princess Alexandra cut the first sod and... Read More ›

Belfast Castle Estate & Cave Hill Visitor Centre

Family Attractions, Historic Interest, Parks and Gardens | North Belfast

Belfast Castle Estate is adjacent to one of the highest spots in Belfast, Cave Hill, offering great views over Belfast Lough and the city. Read More ›

The Big Fish

Family Attractions, Historic Interest, Titanic and Maritime | City Centre

This 10m (32ft) salmon was commissioned in 1999 to celebrate the regeneration of the River Lagan and the historic importance of the site. The outer ‘skin’ is a cladding of ceramic tiles decorated with texts and images relating to the history of... Read More ›

Botanic Gardens

Family Attractions, Historic Interest, Parks and Gardens | South Belfast, Queen's Quarter

Botanic Gardens is an important part of Belfast's Victorian heritage and a popular meeting place for residents, students and tourists. Read More ›

Castle Espie Wildfowl & Wetlands Centre

Family Attractions, Historic Interest | North Down & District

Castle Espie's tranquil setting offers the best views of Strangford Lough, County Down and is home to Ireland's largest collection of native and exotic water-birds. The centre has the most significant habitat improvement of its kind in Ireland,... Read More ›

Clonard Monastery

Churches/Religious, Family Attractions, Historic Interest | West Belfast, Gaeltacht Quarter

The Church of the Most Holy Redeemer, Clonard Monastery is situated just off the Falls Road in West Belfast. Designed in the early French Gothic style, during World War II, the crypt doubled as an air raid shelter for women and children from the... Read More ›

Crumlin Road Gaol

Historic Interest | North Belfast

The Crumlin Road Gaol is a nineteenth century Grade ‘A’ listed building that has recently undergone a significant restoration, and recently reopened to the public for guided tours, concerts and events. Read More ›

Discover Ulster Scots Centre

Historic Interest, Museums | City Centre

The Discover Ulster-Scots Visitor Centre is now open! Read More ›

Florence Court

Historic Interest, National Trust | Beyond Belfast

Florence Court enjoys a majestic setting in the Fermanagh countryside. Explore the extensive estate through landscaped grounds, forest trails and the well-kept Walled Garden. Take a guided house tour of the Georgian mansion at the heart of the... Read More ›

The Giant's Causeway

Family Attractions, Historic Interest, National Trust | Beyond Belfast

A UNESCO World Heritage site, the Giant's Causeway is a magnificent, mysterious geological formation on the North East coast of Co Antrim steeped in myth and legend. The setting is a spectacular dynamic coastal landscape of Atlantic waves, rugged... Read More ›

The Gobbins

Historic Interest | Beyond Belfast

The Gobbins is a unique coastal experience – a reimagined ‘best kept secret’ along Northern Ireland’s Causeway Coastal Route. Walking the cliff path at The Gobbins will be an exhilarating adventure that will excite all the senses. The dramatic... Read More ›

Harland & Wolff HQ and Drawing Offices

Historic Interest, Titanic and Maritime | Titanic Quarter

Located in the Titanic Quarter of Queens Quay in Belfast the Titanic drawing offices can still be visited today. These offices are where the plans for Titanic and sister ship Olympic were devised. Read More ›

Hillsborough Castle & Gardens

Historic Interest, Parks and Gardens | Beyond Belfast, Lisburn and District

Hillsborough Castle is one of the most beautiful, and interesting historic properties in Northern Ireland. Hillsborough is the official residence of the Royal Family when they are in Northern Ireland, and has also been used as the residence for... Read More ›

Malone House

Family Attractions, Historic Interest, Parks and Gardens | South Belfast

This stunning Georgian mansion, located in south Belfast next to Barnett Demesne, is a popular location for marriage and civil partnership ceremonies, conferences, events and other functions, as well as dining in the Barnett Restaurant. Read More ›

The Mill at Conway Street

Family Attractions, Historic Interest | West Belfast, Gaeltacht Quarter

Built in 1842, this linen flax spinning mill is steeped in history and culture. It has been beautifully refurbished and is now a vibrant, welcoming place where visitors can experience authentic Belfast hospitality at its best. There is a Food and... Read More ›

Museum of Orange Heritage

Historic Interest, Museums | East Belfast

The Museum of Orange Heritage are two new interpretive centres showcasing the history, culture and traditions of the Orange Institution. Read More ›

Nomadic Belfast (SS Nomadic)

Historic Interest, Titanic and Maritime | Titanic Quarter

The last remaining White Star Line vessel, SS Nomadic, has been restored to her original glory and is back home in historic Hamilton Dock, near Titanic Belfast. Come on board and experience over 100 years of authentic maritime and social history. Read More ›

North Down Museum

Family Attractions, Historic Interest, Museums | North Down & District

Discover the area’s fascinating history in Northern Ireland’s most visited small museum, located amid the wooded nature trails of Castle Park in Bangor. Read More ›

The Oh Yeah Music Centre

Cathedral Quarter

A dedicated music centre in the heart of Belfast, the Oh Yeah Centre is a must see for any music fan wanting to explore the story of music from this prolific part of the world. Featuring music exhibition, performance space, rehearsal rooms,... Read More ›

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Name Location/Area Price  
Albert Clock Cathedral Quarter, City Centre 0 out of 5  
Alexandra Graving Dock Titanic Quarter 0 out of 5  
Belfast Castle Estate & Cave Hill Visitor Centre North Belfast 1 out of 5  
The Big Fish City Centre 0 out of 5  
Botanic Gardens South Belfast, Queen's Quarter 3 out of 5  
Castle Espie Wildfowl & Wetlands Centre North Down & District 3 out of 5  
Clonard Monastery West Belfast, Gaeltacht Quarter 0 out of 5  
Crumlin Road Gaol North Belfast 3 out of 5  
Discover Ulster Scots Centre City Centre 0 out of 5  
Florence Court Beyond Belfast 3 out of 5  
The Giant's Causeway Beyond Belfast 2 out of 5  
The Gobbins Beyond Belfast 3 out of 5  
Harland & Wolff HQ and Drawing Offices Titanic Quarter 0 out of 5  
Hillsborough Castle & Gardens Beyond Belfast, Lisburn and District 3 out of 5  
Malone House South Belfast 1 out of 5  
The Mill at Conway Street West Belfast, Gaeltacht Quarter 2 out of 5  
Museum of Orange Heritage East Belfast 1 out of 5  
Nomadic Belfast (SS Nomadic) Titanic Quarter 3 out of 5  
North Down Museum North Down & District 0 out of 5  
The Oh Yeah Music Centre Cathedral Quarter 0 out of 5  
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Highlights

Titanic Belfast

Titanic Belfast is the world's largest Titanic visitor experience and a "must see"... Read More ›

Stormont Parliament Buildings

Parliament Buildings is home to the Northern Ireland Assembly, the legislative body for... Read More ›

Ulster Museum

Ulster Museum

Come face to face with dinosaurs, meet an Ancient Egyptian Mummy and see modern... Read More ›