Ulster Museum in for top award
The Ulster Museum is taking on Greece and London to be crowned the best in Europe.
The refurbished building has reached the final of the prestigious European Museum of the Year awards.
It follows a string of successes including the 2010 Art Fund Prize. The winner of the European title will be announced at a ceremony in the port of Bremerhaven in northern Germany on May 21.
Other museums in the running for the title include the Victoria and Albert Museum in London and the Archaeological Museum of Aiani in Macedonia, Greece.