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Ulster Folk & Transport Museum

| Cultura, Holywood, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9042 8428
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Great Visit

Really enjoyed the Transport Museum. The weather stopped us seeing the folk area. Had a nice... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Suzi650
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Monaghan, Ireland
Family day out

Great day out and my 4 year old really enjoyed it. It would be a good family day out especially if... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
jdraff
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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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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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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| Cultura, Holywood, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Really enjoyed the Transport Museum. The weather stopped us seeing the folk area. Had a nice coffee here too. Something different to do.

Thank Suzi650
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great day out and my 4 year old really enjoyed it. It would be a good family day out especially if the weather is bad aswell.. we stopped by the tea room and got tea and scones and the kids got the lunch packs.. next...More

Thank jdraff
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited with friends who live in NI and what a pleasant surprise this was. Wandering round the village seeing people in the dress of the times and visiting all the houses and work places was lovely. We then came to the Rectory and met...More

Thank Nan K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum is dedicated to the ulster history. Lovely old houses, schools, shops, tearoom, etc. Very well laid out. The transport part is a superb collection of ships,planes, trains, buses, trams, cars, bikes. A day is to short to take it all in. Compare that...More

Thank vullie2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely place to visit. Very chill friendly and a change from walking round exhibits in cases. A large area with re built old houses and churches from all over NI along with trades and shops. People do demonstrations throughout the day. It is all...More

Thank Spendee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We only had time to visit the Transport half of the site and would highly recommend it on that alone. Many cities have such museums but this is one of the largest and most comprehensive we have seen. Mainly three sections, railway, buses/trams and cars/vans...More

Thank Alex R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We saw this on TV in Australia and that one 5 minute segment persuaded us to include Northern Ireland in our trip. Good decision. I really can't understand why it wasn't overflowing with visitors on this lovely day. In two quite separate parts, you are...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nicely done preservation of old Irish homes and businesses. Large grounds and well maintained. Some interaction with period costumed staff but that is pretty minimal. Get ready to do some walking!

Thank Viking-Ken
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a large museum with train cars, busses,trucks etc inside. They display all of these very nicely

Thank Marty M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Take a picnic for a full day out. Two parts to this museum, with two seperate carparks. Disabled visitors should ask at entrance kiosk for directions allowing parking closer to exhibit halls and access throughout the entire site. If it's a wet day visit the...More

Thank johnmC2308IB
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quicksand1408
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
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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
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