Simulating life 100 years ago, Ulster Folk Museum gives visitors a historical Irish cultural experience. The folk section dedicates 69 hectares (170 acres) to a selection of old Irish buildings and dwellings, collected from all over the country and rebuilt brick by brick. Stroll through Ballycultra, a recreated Ulster village, as you chat with costumed guides. The transport section houses an extensive collection of horse-drawn carriages, electric trams, motorbikes, fire engines, and vintage cars, telling the story of transportation in Ireland. The Irish Railway Collection features 150 years of railway history. The museum houses a permanent Titanic exhibition documenting the construction, voyage, and sinking of the vessel. A visit to Ulster Folk Museum represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Holywood trip planner to plot your vacation.
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Good museum but cafe service was a disaster. There didn’t seem to be system or anyone in charge and our order was mixed up repeatedly.
Good museum but cafe service was a disaster. There didn’t seem to be system or anyone in charge and our order was mixed up repeatedly. more »
Even though it was wet it was still a great visit stepping back in time and all but one of the staff were wonderful in helping create good memories. Being a period metal worker I was hoping to have a.... more
Even though it was wet it was still a great visit stepping back in time and all but one of the staff were wonderful in helping create good memories. Being a period metal worker I was hoping to have a.... more »
Well worth a visit. Great way to spend an hour or so with the kids. They loved it. Lovely staff and spotless. Nice cafe and you should definitely pop into the sweet shop.
Great day out stepping back to 1910, loads of interesting stuff to keep all ages occupied. Fantastic cafe decent prices and plenty to choose from. One thing I will say is to wear comfy footwear cause there's loads of walking to do.
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