Educational Research

The museum’s archivists and researchers are constantly striving to update and improve the current learning and educational tools. Mobile exhibitions have been created in pop up display format to educate the public at events such as exhibitions and presentations. The following travelling exhibitions are available:

  1. The 13th Royal Irish Rifles (The Co.Down Volunteers).
  2. The History of the 36th (Ulster) Division.
  3. Women in the First World War.
  4. The History of the 10th (Irish) Division.
  5. The Secret Listeners of Gilnahirk.

Battlefield Tours

Somme & Flanders Fields Tour

Every year the Somme Association organise a battlefield tour to the Somme and Flanders Fields area of France and Belgium. The tour follows the route taken by both the 36th (Ulster) & 16th (Irish) Divisions during their service in the First World War.

There is a Service of Remembrance on 1st July at the Ulster Tower, Thiepval, to commemorate the men and women of Ulster who gave their lives in the First World War and a wreath laying ceremony to the men of the 16th (Irish) Division at Guillemont, France.

See Calendar of Events for further details on battlefield tours or email sommeassociation@btconnect.com.

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