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. A history school trip to Belfast is ideal as the city also has a great choice of cultural visits to excite students studying a variety of topics including Titanic Belfast® which has brought a new life to the Titanic Quarter.
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.
|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|
|Morning||Transfer to Belfast. Guided tour of Shankill Road and Falls Road|
|Afternoon||Guided tour of Stormont Parliament Buildings|
|Afternoon||Visit the Ulster Museum and the permanent exhibition of 'The Troubles'|
|Evening||Transfer back to school|
Visit the world’s largest Titanic visitor experience at this fascinating museum in Belfast. Students 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. Groups can visit the Parliament Buildings for a 2 hour presentation, activity and tour.
Available from any location in Ireland, our executive coaches are fitted with seatbelts, toilet facilities, air conditioning, DVD and reclining seats.
Giving you full support throughout
Before your tour
- Your own dedicated NST contact
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- Unrivalled local knowledge & expertise
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- Free group leader inspection visits
- Risk assessment guidance
- Safety assured, transport, accommodation and visits
Whilst you're away
- Free educational resources
- Group-friendly accommodation
- Exceptional standards of coaching
- On-tour support from our reps on the ground
- Support & assistance from our specialists guides throughout your tour
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On your return
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Visit before you go
Enjoy a two night complimentary B&B stay for two people in your group’s chosen accommodation before your trip. This offer does not include flights. Find out more.