Belfast History School Trips & Tours

With a wide range of History based visits, NST’s tour to Belfast is a great opportunity to explore Politics and Society in Northern Ireland first hand. Belfast also has a great choice of cultural visits to excite students studying a variety of topics including the newly opened Titanic Belfast® which has brought a new life to the Titanic Quarter.

Sample itinerary

Our sample itinerary provides you with an idea of the visits you can cover during your trip. We can tailor-make an itinerary to support your specific learning outcomes.

Morning Afternoon Evening
1 Transfer to Belfast. Guided tour of Shankill Road and Falls Road Guided tour of Stormont Parliament Buildings Bowling
2 Titanic Belfast® Visit the Ulster Museum and the permanent exhibition of 'The Troubles' Transfer back to school
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Morning Transfer to Belfast. Guided tour of Shankill Road and Falls Road
Afternoon Guided tour of Stormont Parliament Buildings
Evening Bowling
Morning Titanic Belfast®
Afternoon Visit the Ulster Museum and the permanent exhibition of 'The Troubles'
Evening Transfer back to school

Top Visits

Titanic Museum

Visit the world’s largest Titanic visitor experience at this fascinating museum in Belfast. Pupils don’t just learn, they become enthralled by full scale replicas and visually stunning displays through nine interactive galleries.

Guided Tours of Shankill & Falls Road

These recommended guided tours will take in the history of two of the most affected areas of Belfast throughout the troubles. Spend a half day visiting significant parts of the Falls Rd including the International Wall, Bobby Sands Mural, Clonard Monastery and Bombay street, where the troubles erupted in 1969. Also, take a half day tour, with your guide, of the Shankill Road and visit the Peace Wall, Spectrum Centre and Shankill Estate Murals.

The Tower Museum

The Story of Derry exhibition at the Tower Museum uses a wide range of techniques and artefacts to narrate the Derry story from monastic times to today.

The Ulster Museum

The museum has a permanent exhibition on “The Troubles” and holds and collects material evidence relating to the social, economic and political history of Ireland, with particular emphasis on Ulster from 1600 and Northern Ireland from 1921.

Stormont Parliament Buildings

The interior floor space of Stormont totals nearly 5 acres and the building stands at the end of a mile long driveway in 300 acres of parkland. Stormont is a public park and all visitors can enjoy the grounds and visit the Great Hall. School groups can visit the Parliament Buildings for a 2 hour presentation, activity and tour.


Evening activites

  • Bowling
  • Cinema

Transport

Available from any location in Ireland, our executive coaches are fitted with seatbelts, toilet facilities, air conditioning, DVD and reclining seats.

Coach


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Before your tour

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