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Ulster Folk & Transport Museum

| Cultura, Holywood, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9042 8428
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Allow Full day.

We took the train to Cultra Station from the Europa interchange in Belfast where it was quite a... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
johncb7
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Kent, UK
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Family Day out

Full day needed to get around the houses and farms in the folk park. Plenty of space for children... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
AllyMcP8
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Ireland
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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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  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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| Cultura, Holywood, Northern Ireland
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+44 28 9042 8428
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We took the train to Cultra Station from the Europa interchange in Belfast where it was quite a uphill walk to the Folk Museum. The Transport Museum was very close to the railway station. Plenty of onsite parking. There is plenty to see in the...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Full day needed to get around the houses and farms in the folk park. Plenty of space for children to run about freely and very safe. Lots of walking. Lovely little sweet shop selling brown bag of sweets for everyone to snack on and fantastic...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

So much to see you really need a full day. We went to the transport museum first and spent just over an hour and a half there. Could have stayed longer but we were tight for time. Needed much longer than the couple of hours...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Ulster Transport museum (didn't get around to the folk park-ran out of time) is really very good and well worth a visit. The transport museum is £9 to enter, and this was fairly good value as it can take a full afternoon to get...More

1  Thank Irishrover2012
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Reviewed 5 days ago

the ulster folk museum is a great place to visit and you need to spend the day going round all of the houses and farms its a trip down memory lane and you wonder just how people lived in those days from the tiny houses...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had visitors over from America so decided to go for a day out. There were 3 children aged 6,10 and 16 they thoroughly enjoyed every part of these 2 amazing museums from pretending to play bank robbers to the judges in the court room to...More

Thank kelew1
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ulster Folk and Transport museum. On arrival greeted by gentleman in period costume who gave advice on what to see and which exhibits would have curator in attendance. My sister wanted to know why we had never taken her before. We do not know why...More

Thank colemoss
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this place every time I go there. 3 kids under 8 and they had a blast. So much to see in the buildings, history come alive, but the highlight is the rural area. Choose a dry day, wear comfortable shoes and enjoy. The goats...More

Thank Ruth J
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited here with wife, my children and their partners to show a slice of Irish history. It must have been 6 or 7 years since I visited and it was great then but even better now. We only bought the tickets for the folk museum...More

1  Thank HughMc
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Family trip with my daughter, mother, my sister and her kids. It’s been years since I last visited and I can tell that there have been a number of developments since then. The layout is excellent and it feels that you are back in time....More

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Ally844
8 July 2018|
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Response from mferguson11 | Reviewed this property |
To be honest I’m not that sure, sorry but best just phoning them direct!
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Sharon S
6 May 2018|
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Response from Peter C | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are allowed but only in outside areas of both museums. They are not allowed in exhibition halls or cottages. Assistance dogs are allowed in all areas.
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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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