Opening Times

Tuesday – Saturday: 10am – 5pm

Last Entry at 4pm

Evening visits by request

 

Prices:

Adults – £5

Children – £2 (under 10s FREE)

Group Rates – £3 per person*

*A group is 10 or more people who have pre-booked

Minimum group booking fee £30

Booking details can be found below

The Museum of Orange Heritage at Schomberg House, Belfast is situated on the Cregagh Road in East Belfast.

The Museum of Orange Heritage, Schomberg House, aims to educate, encourage understanding, address negative perceptions and build confidence with all those that come to visit.

This site focuses on the history and traditions of the Orange Institution, beginning with the Glorious Revolution, and travels right through until the present day. There is also a strong focus on Orangeism around the world with a fascinating and exciting collection of artefacts to enhance the story of the Institution.

You can experience the Orange story through new audio visual technologies and interactive facilities and view the stunning artefacts, dating from 1689.

What to expect

On the ground floor you will find reception, the gift shop and café. The first floor will take you to the permanent exhibition space where you can view the Orange experience, as well as the temporary exhibition space which will showcase, throughout the year, different exhibits and workshops.

Some of the key artefacts that are on display at the Schomberg site include:

  • Paymasters General’s Book of Accounts
  • King William III’s saddlecloth
  • A letter written by King William III with signature and intact seals
  • Cork Statuette
  • World Items
  • Fraternal Items

Additional Features and Bookings

Bookings – we can arrange guided tours and lodge meetings for groups. Bookings can be made via email ([email protected]) or telephone (02890 701122) and made 6 weeks in advance. Group rates are above.

Lecture Hall – will host events, talks and will be available to rent out. For more information go to Venue Hire.

Library – located on the second floor of the building, the library can be booked and used for research and genealogical enquiries. For more information please see Archives.

Replica Lodge Room – Booking is essential if lodges wish to have meetings in the lodge room. Please find details of bookings in Venue Hire.

Friends of Schomberg House – the support group for the Museum. Events, talks and other benefits are included in signing up as a Friends. For more information please see Friends of the Museum.

We look forward to welcoming you to the Museum of Orange Heritage at Schomberg House, Belfast! For opening times and location please see Contact Us.

Key Artefacts

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