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Ulster Folk & Transport Museum

| Cultura, Holywood, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9042 8428
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Could have done much more

We took overseas visitors to the Ulster Folk Park, they had a specific interest in textiles and the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Carrickfergus, United Kingdom
Not open enough for pleople driving any distance.

Closed for the school holidays on Mondays. We drove from Ballymoney, bit of a waste. Then we went... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Alan C
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Explore thatched cottages, farms, schools and shops as you experience life from over 100 years ago. Chat to costumed visitor guides as they demonstrate traditional crafts and meet farm animals in the beautiful parkland of the Folk Museum. Discover more than 500 original artefacts at TITANICa, climb on and off majestic steam locomotives and explore horse drawn carriages, electric trams, boats, motorbikes, fire-engines and vintage cars in the Transport Museum.
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| Cultura, Holywood, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9042 8428

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We took overseas visitors to the Ulster Folk Park, they had a specific interest in textiles and the history of their manufacture. We were advised that there was a textile curator on site so we set off with high expectations. On arrival, the curator could...More

Thank redhand
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Closed for the school holidays on Mondays. We drove from Ballymoney, bit of a waste. Then we went to Bangor we should have just gone home.

Thank Alan C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Me , nor my family or anyone I talk to will be advised not to go .. went to see a bird sale today and wanted us to pay £11 an adult , wasn't interested in seeing the rest of the place only the bird...More

Thank Thegymfreak
Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife and I were delighted by the care taken to present this large collection in an accessible way. Ireland is replete with small scale museums, but this large site can fill a day. The space devoted to both the Transport and Folk sections is...More

Thank Graham P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to ulster folk and transport museum with 7yr and 9yr old. They enjoyed the day especially looking around the various houses and shops etc around the village. We bought the ticket for both the folk and transport museum-probably too much to cover in one...More

Thank Andrea F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Belfast is a place which has very little to offer for kids so we had high hopes for the Ulster Folk Museum - however what a disappointing experience. Most of the exhibits on offer were closed so after trekking around to hunt out the various...More

Thank freddieandlewis2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here with grandchild folk museum was ok but not enough ppl out too help you and most of places now are not open but is lovely place too see some old buildings and tooget some of the proper old sweets but transport parts are...More

Thank Gerard D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our friends took us here , stayed all day, the staff are brilliant from the old van taxi driver, to the lady weaving, so enthuiastic and helpfull, spent a while petting the piglets, and ages looking round all the ols farm houses set in period...More

Thank Philipgreenland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When in Belfast this is a must do! If you are going to do both (folk and transport) museums in one day get there early. We started the day at the Ulster Folk museum. All I can say is wow! It was fantastic. They have...More

Thank margaret n
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I and 4 friends spent a wonderful day at the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum. We first went to the "Folk" part of the museum and went into authentic buildings from Ireland's past (brought over from other places in Northern Ireland brick...More

Thank Coronadodon1966
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24 April 2017|
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Response from sonyamsonyamsonyam | Reviewed this property |
Hello, If you are fit and able to walk easily, wear comfortable shoes and give the Folk-park a minimum of 3 hours, as there is soo much to see! Take your time chatting to the 'characters' in some of the houses, as they are... More
7 April 2015|
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Response from Joe B | Reviewed this property |
Have never bought ticket on line ,but the waiting time is not that long if you get there early you will have no problim ,we tip go on line to .discovernorthernireland./attachment you can print a voucher two for one great... More