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Ulster Folk & Transport Museum

| Cultura, Holywood, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9042 8428
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Just love it.

We particularly loved the folk part of the museum and spent the best part of the day wandering... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Athens, Greece
Great day out for all the family

Very interesting, lots to see, lots of space for kids and memories for the older family members... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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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  • Poor1%
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| Cultura, Holywood, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9042 8428

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We particularly loved the folk part of the museum and spent the best part of the day wandering through the houses, shops and farm yards and countryside. Loved the whole concept, staff very friendly and knowledgable. A great experience to get a sense of what...More

Thank catschofield
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting, lots to see, lots of space for kids and memories for the older family members. Staff exceptionally friendly and obviously enjoy their work.

Thank Sideye16
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic day out kids really enjoyed it staff were excellent so friendly and informative had the experience of the 1910 photography the photographer Harry was amazing he did what no photographer could do he got my 3 teenagers and toddler to stand and get a...More

Thank damienkerri
Reviewed 1 week ago

Be prepared to spend a whole day here. We preferred the Ulster Folk Museum to the Transport Museum. The Folk Museum is a mixture of houses, shops and farm buildings. Some of the buildings are original and some are replicas all built or rebuilt on...More

Thank EandPBath
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the Folk museum with extended family - Very enjoyable with plenty of "on site advisors" willing to share their knowledge and experience. A long walk - but good fun.

Thank JimNJune
Reviewed 1 week ago

Back to the UFTM again and yet another great day out. I am disabled and was unexpectedly met at the entrance by a member with a mobility scooter. Went round the Folk Park which was brilliant as usual, never seems to get boring, or maybe...More

Thank Colin M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went on a nice sunny day but they could do with some extra car parking as we had to park down the avenue. Price in was reasonable for what you get as many of the buildings are original and have been painstakingly rebuilt brick by...More

Thank markusTyrone
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been to this museum many times over the years. This time I chose just to visit the transport side with another family member who hadn't been before. The improvements in the main hall are superb. The displays are tremendous and I don't think it...More

Thank Glyn D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great visit, we went to the transport museum first which was very enjoyable, we preferred the folk park, great atmosphere, very interesting, we were fortunate to have enjoyed a sunny day, I would definitely recommend this for all the family

Thank Jeffhayes1970
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum was a pleasant and wonderful surprise. We had a guided tour. Our guide was very friendly and a source of great information/history. We were impressed with all the original and well preserved buildings. Each building has its own story and provides a piece...More

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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
6 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