Ulster Folk and Transport Museum

153 Bangor Road, Holywood, Down, BT18

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The Ulster Folk & Transport Museum near Belfast is set over 170 acres. The outdoor Folk Museum features many exhibits and exhibit buildings located in both Ballycultra town, the Rural area and the Folk Galleries.

The Transport Museum houses one of the best Rail Galleries in Europe as well as road and aviation galleries.

Step back in time in and uncover a way of life from 100 years ago. Discover cottages, farms, schools and shops as you wander through the beautiful parkland of the Folk Museum chatting to costumed visitor guides demonstrating traditional crafts. Climb on and off majestic steam locomotives or experience the sensation of flight in the Transport Museum bursting with horse drawn carriages, electric trams, motorbikes, fire-engines and vintage cars.

Widely regarded as being amongst the best of its kind in the world, the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum is set in over 170 acres of rolling countryside overlooking Belfast Lough.

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Opening hours

October to February

Tuesday to Friday : 10.00 to 16.00

Saturday and Sunday : 11.00 to 16.00

Monday : Closed(except for Northern Ireland Bank Holidays throughout the year)

March to September

Tuesday to Sunday ; 10.00 to 17.00

Monday : Closed (except for Northern Ireland Bank Holidays throughout the year)

*The Museum is open on Northern Ireland Bank Holiday Mondays throughout the year

Latitude: 54.649156

Longitude: -5.798932