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Ulster Folk & Transport Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Ideal day out with or without children.

We had visitors from Canada with children, and how to have a great day that the kids would enjoy... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Norman N
Holywood, United Kingdom
via mobile
20+ years later

When I lived in NI, I loved to go to Cultra - 20+ years later I returned. What a difference, a... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Christine H
Poole, United Kingdom
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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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
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| Cultura, Holywood, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9042 8428
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had visitors from Canada with children, and how to have a great day that the kids would enjoy too. I had the inspiration to decide on this venue, the weather was kind and as well as the sweet shop, the old school house, the...More

Thank Norman N
Reviewed 4 days ago

When I lived in NI, I loved to go to Cultra - 20+ years later I returned. What a difference, a little town has grown up near the entrance. We spent so much time in this 'town', that we didn't actually see much of the...More

Thank Christine H
Reviewed 1 week ago

A really fantastic value for money day out. Firstly you go to the folk village which is like going back in time & walking round a real life village, the houses are mostly originals that have been transported & rebuilt in the folk museum. You...More

Thank Denise F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just sat down after an amazing day wondering the streets of sandy row and into the hills of Antrim recreated by the museum. Greeted by lovely staff with each step we took back in time. The gentleman at the ticket office set the scene with...More

Thank karen9515
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sorry, I had to go through the reviews to see who gave it one star! "It was closed" that is not a review!! This place is incredible!!! Even if you are not into transport, you will love being able to hop on and off trains...More

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited in Sept 2018. The two parts to this museum are situated close together, either side of the main road between Belfast and Bangor. Its walkable between the two but it saves time using your car. The ticket covers both, to be visited on...More

Thank Albatros513
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Found this place fascinating with plenty to see. Bought the ticket for both the Folk and Transport museums, by the time we had looked around the Transport museum there was not time to visit the Folk museum, so went again the following day.

Thank Hilary1950
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Ulster Folk and Transport Museum has not to be missed, the buildings are original taken from places in ireland brick by brick then rebuilt in the museum showing great history and how people used to live. The country lanes with cottages, the town with...More

Thank ericjgillespie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a wonderful living museum! We spent 4 hours here and enjoyed every minute of it. We had an old time photo made at the photography studio. Harry, the photographer and his assistant were just a wealth of knowledge and so so fun to...More

Thank joby01
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the folk Pk. with the grandchildren aged 6 and 10. Fantastic day out all types of building from late 18th century to 1950 rebuilt on site, from a sweet shop to the local bank. Great value for £25.Lovely coffee shop on grounds. Terrific day...More

Thank Brian D
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20 August 2018|
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Response from Glyn D | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are only permitted in the outside areas of the Folk Museum unless they're assistance dogs.
8 July 2018|
Response from mferguson11 | Reviewed this property |
To be honest I’m not that sure, sorry but best just phoning them direct!
Sharon S
7 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.