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Explore Belfast from the Comfort of Your Own Home

Date: 24 Feb 2021

Is exploring Belfast on your bucket list?

Although government restrictions have been extended a little longer, it doesn’t mean you can’t get inspired for a summer getaway or day trip to Belfast with virtual tours of our top landmarks, museums, and places of interest.

The countdown to summer is on!

1. Ulster Museum

From art to history and natural science, Ulster Museum has your home schooling troubles solved. Meet Takabuti, the famous ancient Egyptian mummy, delve into the Bronze Age with authentic metal work, and explore its collection of animal specimens.

Plus, when you’re ready to visit in person, it’s only five minutes from Belfast City Airport!

Click here to explore Ulster Museum’s extensive educational collections.

2. HMS Caroline

A First World War ship turned floating museum, the HMS Caroline gives visitors an insight into life at sea with authentic recreated spaces including the Captain’s Quarters, Marines’ Mess and Engine Rooms.

Click here to take a virtual tour aboard the HMS Caroline, located in the Titanic Quarter, only five minutes from Belfast City Airport.

3. Belfast City Hall

Take a virtual tour inside Belfast’s civic building to see stunning architecture, prominent features, and learn more about the history of Belfast.

Click here to take the virtual tour.

4. Belfast Castle

Built in the 1860’s, Belfast Castle is one of Belfast’s most famous landmarks with spectacular views across the city and beyond. See if you can spot Belfast City Airport!

Click here to take the virtual tour.

5. Empire Music Hall

Once a 19th century church, Belfast’s Empire Music Hall is now home to live music, comedy nights, top rated pub grub, and Northern Ireland’s finest gins and whiskies.

Click here to take the virtual tour.

6. Queen’s University

With a total of 98 listed buildings on campus, 160 years of heritage, and even a Great Hall, Queen’s is a must-see for any visitors to Northern Ireland. And it’s located a handy ten minute drive from Belfast City Airport!

Click here to take the virtual tour.


7. St George’s Market

Named the UK's Best Large Indoor Market 2019 by the NABMA Great British Market Awards, St. George’s Market was built in the 1800’s and stands as one of Belfast’s oldest landmarks.

Click here to see a 360° view of the market.

Bonus – Flying into Belfast City Airport

One of the best ways to see Belfast in all its glory is from above, and the views when you fly from Belfast City Airport are unbeatable…

When you’re ready to explore again, choose Belfast City Airport - the UK and Ireland's Most Convenient Airport – and land only five minutes from Belfast’s iconic locations and landmarks.

Visit our Airlines and Routes page for more information.

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