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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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a must visit for all the family interesting and educational

we visited here in may what a terrific place to visit the locals in the clothes of the day were... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
willie w
Perfect

We drove down a country road and stopped to talk to some ladies. They suggested we stop here. This... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Adventur59
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
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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 2 days ago

we visited here in may what a terrific place to visit the locals in the clothes of the day were entertaining and knowledgeable from the irish side through the travel conditions on the ship to arriving in american side we will be back again to...More

Thank willie w
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We drove down a country road and stopped to talk to some ladies. They suggested we stop here. This place tells the story of Ireland folk and the road to the new world, America, in a very enjoyable way. Authentic homes and people going about...More

Thank Adventur59
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had a great visit here, fabulous history. So well laid out , could have happily spent the whole day here but due to time restrictions only managed a few hours and didn't get to see everything. Very knowledge staff in each location to give you...More

Thank OlbasUk
Reviewed 4 days ago

The folk park is beautifully laid-out and informative. Different areas demonstrate the lives of Irish immigrants throughout the centuries, before, during and following their journeys to a new life.

Thank omajanet
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a brilliant day out going round all the houses and hearing all the stories of how people lived before going to America. Children can learn so much there and sitting in the old desks learning there sums. It is a great day out...More

Thank lisnafin1
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great way to spend the day, i would recommend to get there early as it is a full day out. Very interesting and complements the Ulster Folk Museum. Great for all age groups and sizes, highly recommend

Thank Rachele Q
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the finest learning places in all of Ireland, learned so much of the history of the migrations, people, culture, way of life and sur vival, exhibits very well presented and displayed, good parking, nice cafeteria, gift shop, tour here to begin seeing this...More

Thank SamB29
Richard H, Manager at Ulster American Folk Park, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comments relating to your recent visit to the museum. We are greatly heartened by such feedback and will gladly share with all the Team here at the Folk Park. Thank You!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here after a recommendation. The place is v interesting, makes you think about the life of the people in that time, their desire to improve life and how incredibly successful some were (probably loads weren't). Unfortunately the exhibit of the ship which transported...More

Thank PeterR1952
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this attraction today and could not wait to give it the public thumbs up. It is absolutely amazing how they relocated buildings piece by piece and made them look so original. The key theme is about Irish people leaving for America and making...More

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had most enjoyable visit to Folk Park. Lots of interesting videos detailing history of the centre. The boat journey from Ulster to America was perhaps the highlight. Loved the cobbled streets and shops and the food tasting sessions in the houses. Teh staff were very...More

Thank eileenmcginley101
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Martina B
Is it open today , Easter Monday ?
17 April 2017|
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Response from jad745 | Reviewed this property |
yes check on the Website for opening hours!
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Kennedy25
What date is the 2017 Bluegrass Festival?
12 February 2017|
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Response from PETER M | Reviewed this property |
it was been usually the last week-end in august
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DebnDean2013
how do we get there? we are staying in Dublin.
7 February 2017|
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Response from Dondewande | Reviewed this property |
I believe that the bus from Dublin to Derry goes past it after going through Strabane but you would need to check times carefully with bus eirin in Dublin.
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