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The Tropical Ravine House

Botanic Gardens, Belfast BT9 5AB, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9032 4902
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Currently closed for renovations

Just a little note to anyone planning on visiting, it's currently being refurbished and you are... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2017
via mobile
Been my favourite for ages

I would usually take a pop in here while I'm on a trip to the museum. I love all the plants and... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2016
Belfast, United Kingdom
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3 Jul 2017
“Currently closed for renovations ”
20 Aug 2016
“Been my favourite for ages”
Botanic Gardens, Belfast BT9 5AB, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9032 4902
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Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Just a little note to anyone planning on visiting, it's currently being refurbished and you are unable to enter. Quite a nice place and worth a visit and I'm sure following the works completion it will be worth a visit.

Thank Eamonn33
Reviewed 20 August 2016

I would usually take a pop in here while I'm on a trip to the museum. I love all the plants and wildlife which make this wee place full of life and happiness. It's a free attraction too which is a good thing. I would...More

2  Thank T5562SWsam
Reviewed 27 July 2016

This place is outstanding the plants are from the far reaches of the planet it's closed for renovations until early 2017 I think just check to make sure but really is worth a visit and the Botanic gardens and Ulster Museum are right beside it...More

2  Thank dundonald3
Reviewed 19 August 2015

If you are enjoying a visit to the Botanic Gardens don't forget to visit the Tropical Ravine. Here you will see plants from around the World enjoying the steamy hothouse conditions. It's true that the glasshouses in Kew Gardens are bigger and more impressive but...More

1  Thank John A
Reviewed 24 February 2015 via mobile

This fine Victorian glasshouse displays exotic plants that came from all over the Commonwealth and world. I visited it after a long time and the plants never cease to amaze. Spent a good couple of hours there.

1  Thank BelfastFoodTravelMan
Reviewed 14 July 2014 via mobile

This is a worth wile visit and takes 20mins tops, despite my horticulture background if you have no knowledge in plants it is still a good visit its a small peice of rainforest in Belfast and well kept without costing a penny would be great...More

1  Thank Phill747
Reviewed 23 April 2014

A nice reminder of the past in the bustling Botanic area. Well kept and worth a look for the 'cannibal plant' as well!

2  Thank 550ruthb
Reviewed 4 March 2014

I love this place. it is mad! A tropical ravine in the middle of Belfast! Well worth a visit. Onlly takes 10 minutes to walk round and then you can visit the Museum of dander around the Botanic Gardens. make the effort, you will enjoy...More

2  Thank SeanIrish22
Reviewed 10 February 2014

A hidden gem next door to the Ulster Museum, the Tropical Ravine House is a free pleasant attraction in Belfast. Entering through a door, you find yourself suspended above a forest of tropical leaves and plants on a platform that runs through two separate rooms...More

3  Thank H-G-Powell
Reviewed 28 October 2013

Quaint and quirky "giant greenhouse" with elevated pathway around central mass of interesting tropical vegetation and fish ponds. Very tranquil and calming. Magnificent piece of Victoriana too. Could do with a bit of TLC from "the powers that be"- it would be a shame to...More

2  Thank wart1
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