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Enjoy a magical experience with Father Christmas at Ulster Folk Museum.

In the quiet town of Ballycultra a jolly fellow with twinkling eyes, rosy cheeks and a snow white beard has been spotted toasting his toes by the fire.

This is your chance to come and say hello before he packs up his sleigh and sets off on his yearly Christmas voyage. During your Father Christmas visit you’ll be able to send off your letter from their Post Office, and if you’ve made it on to his nice list you might get something special to take home...

Once you’ve said goodbye, wander round Ballycultra and soak up the Christmas magic with ivy wreaths adorning the doors, festive music, scents of cinnamon and seasonal fayre. Look out for the talented craft demonstrators and have a go at making your own Christmas decorations!

What does your ticket include?

  • General Admission to Ulster Folk Museum so you can explore the site after your visit (the museum closes daily at 16:00 during the month of December)

Things to note:

  • Please ensure you arrive at the RIC station for your Father Christmas visit at the time of your allocated slot so they can ensure everybody gets their turn. If you do arrive late, they will have to request that you wait until the end of the day for your visit.
  • If you wish to purchase any further adult tickets to join your group for your visit please do so through general admissions.
  • Visits can only be booked online and no walk ups will be accepted.
  • An accessible bus will be available on all dates to transfer visitors from the lower car park to the site.

Father Christmas visits are available on the following dates:

  • Saturday 10th Dec
  • Sunday 11th Dec
  • Saturday 17th Dec
  • Sunday 18th Dec
  • Tuesday 20th Dec
  • Wednesday 21st Dec
  • Thursday 22nd Dec
  • Friday 23rd Dec

Book your magical Christmas experience at Ulster Folk Museum through the link.

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Tickets & Pricing
  • Admission £24 - £65
Sat, 10 Dec 2022 10:00am - 3:30pm
Sun, 11 Dec 2022 10:00am - 3:30pm
Sat, 17 Dec 2022 10:00am - 3:30pm
Sun, 18 Dec 2022 10:00am - 3:30pm
Tue, 20 Dec 2022 10:00am - 3:30pm
Wed, 21 Dec 2022 10:00am - 3:30pm
Thu, 22 Dec 2022 10:00am - 3:30pm
Fri, 23 Dec 2022 10:00am - 3:30pm

Ulster Folk Museum

  • 153 Bangor Road
  • Cultra
  • Belfast
  • Antrim
  • BT18 0EU

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