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Ulster American Folk Park

2 Mellon Road | Castletown, Omagh BT78 5QU, Northern Ireland
+44 28 8224 3292
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How our ancestors used to live

The Ulster American Folk Park is a first class attraction and has been 'evolving' for a number of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
John A
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Belfast, United Kingdom
Hidden gem

Stopped here quickly whilst on our travels around ireland, beautiful setting with lots of very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
anges951
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United States
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Experience the adventure that takes you from the thatched cottages of Ulster, on board a full scale emigrant sailing ship, to the log cabins of the American Frontier. Immerse yourself in three centuries of Irish emigration at the museum that brings it to life. Meet costumed characters on your way with traditional crafts to show, tales to tell and food to share.
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2 Mellon Road | Castletown, Omagh BT78 5QU, Northern Ireland
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+44 28 8224 3292
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Ulster American Folk Park is a first class attraction and has been 'evolving' for a number of years by adding a little extra to the exhibits every time I visit. I love the contrast between the Old World and the New World and the...More

Thank John A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here quickly whilst on our travels around ireland, beautiful setting with lots of very interesting stories. I only wish we could have been here when the "famous" folk park Halloween special was showing. Maybe some other time.

Thank anges951
Reviewed 1 week ago

Whenever visitors come to see us in NI the Ulster American Folk Park is a must see attraction. It is a first rate historical journey from early Ireland to migration to the Americas. There is an authenticity about the place and the living exhibits, usually...More

Thank robertsC3352GW
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family decided to go on a day out to the Ulster American folk. When we arrived we paid at the reception and got given a layout map of the area. We really enjoyed it and the staff were so friendly to us with plenty...More

Thank cazzmatazz123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Follow the immigration of Irish families to the new world. Walk back in time and visit the homestead of the man who started the Mellon banking system. See homesteads where wool was woven. See how the tenants lived. Then follow them right to Old Ironsides...More

Thank Michele D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely drive out into the country - and a big surprise!! We were not quite sure what to expect but we were pleasantly surprised. A stroll through Irish and American history - even though it started to rain it was a great visit!!

Thank rxmarsden
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Ulster-American Folk Park is worth driving all the way from Belfast if you have any interest in your Ulster-American heritage!

Thank Douglas K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For a very cheap £9.00 for an adult. you get a fun filled 2.5 to 3 hr trip through historic Ulster and America following the emigration of the Mellon family who left ulster and moved to america in the 1800s. You start your tour in...More

Thank sabrina_vaughan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic place to spend a day. My grandchildren loved it. The guides are so informative and helpful.

Thank Thelma K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I returned to N Ireland for a holiday to relatives I took my daughter and grandson They absolutely loved the park as I did Never to be missed if anyone is visiting The area

Thank Rosemary G
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Leeanne101
14 October 2017|
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Response from Richard H | Property representative |
Thanks for your question. A tour of the museum is suitable for visitors of all ages and sizes. Groups, couples, families or on your own. The current admission charge for adults is £9.00 per person. Thanks again for your... More
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Leeanne101
14 October 2017|
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Response from Nicol C | Reviewed this property |
I spent about 4 hours at the park and would recommend 3-4 hours to get the full experience
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annet76
12 October 2017|
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Response from Denis F | Reviewed this property |
Senior Citizen £7. Student £7 Family Ticket Adult £9 Child £5.50 Under five child free. There are family tickets but cannot find clear understanding of these. Hope that helps you. Denis
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