Look North! Festival Guided Tour: Experience The Belfast Poor House
February 25 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
The history of Belfast begins at Clifton House in North Belfast. From the moment you step through our door you will be transported back in time to the Belfast Poor House.
With our augmented reality, visitors can now fully immerse themselves in what life was like in the late eighteenth century. Jason Burke from Clifton House will share the history of this fantastic building and its people, while they come to life right before your eyes.
Set up by the philanthropic merchants of the town, the Belfast Charitable Society and its home in Clifton House, has survived rebellions and revolutions, while looking after the welfare of the people of the city. The Belfast Charitable Society continues to address disadvantage and support those in greatest need, through the proceeds from our tours.