Ulster American Folk Park will reopen on 13 August, opening four days per week, Thursdays to Sundays.

Description

Immerse yourself in the story of Irish emigration at the museum that brings it to life.

Walk in the footsteps of the bold migrants who set sail for the New World in the 18th and 19th centuries. Wander the well-trodden pathways of rural Ulster at your leisure, complete with a bustling street and welcoming farmhouses, before boarding the Brig Union ship and emerging in the New World to marvel at life on the American Frontier. Learn about people's daily routines and activities in both the Old and New Worlds and discover historic buildings, including the famous Mellon Homestead, as well as buildings from America, which have been relocated to the museum.

The Ulster American Folk Park has been awarded the ‘We’re Good to Go’ industry standard mark, certifying that it is adhering to the respective Government and public health guidance regarding Covid-19 and has the required processes in place.

Visitors are advised to pre-book their tickets online.

The Loaf Café is open but with reduced capacity and social distancing measures in place and the cloakroom will remain closed for now.

Find the most up to date information about how to book and what to expect from your visit at nmni.com/uafp.
  • 2 Mellon Road
  • Castletown
  • Omagh
  • Antrim
  • BT78 5QU

Top Reasons To Visit

  • Immerse yourself in the story of Irish emigration
  • Journey from the thatched cottages of Ulster to the log cabins of the American Frontier
  • Superb value for money day out
  • A Step In Time Exhibition

    A Step in Time: The Story of Irish Dance has almost 100 objects telling the story of Irish dance at home and away over the last 125 years, drawing on collections from across National Museums NI. The exhibition includes references to the 1904 Feis in the Glens of Antrim and to the work of The Gaelic League in promoting Irish language, dance, and traditional crafts in the USA in the early 1900s. Personal stories of emigrants and those who travelled abroad as performers are woven into the exhibition and explored further in a series of events associated with the exhibition.

  • Admission

    • Adults: £9
    • Children (5-18 years): £5.50
    • Concession: £7
    • Family (2 adults & 3 children): £25
    • Family (1 adult & 3 children): £19
    • Children under 5 years: Free

You might also like

  • Titanic Belfast
    Titanic Belfast
    Attractions

    Titanic Belfast

    2.72KM

    Titanic Belfast is the world's largest Titanic visitor experience and a must-see on any visit to Belfast and…

    Find Out More
  • Crumlin Road Gaol
    Crumlin Road Gaol
    Attractions

    Crumlin Road Gaol

    1.82KM

    The Crumlin Road Gaol is a 19th century Grade A listed jail, open to the public for tours,…

    Find Out More
  • Museum of Orange Heritage
    Museum of Orange Heritage
    Attractions

    Museum of Orange Heritage

    4.8KM

    The Museum of Orange Heritage is an interpretive centre showcasing the history, culture and traditions of the Orange…

    Find Out More
  • Belfast City Hall
    Belfast City Hall
    Attractions

    Belfast City Hall

    0.08KM

    One of Belfast's most iconic buildings, Belfast City Hall first opened its doors in August 1906 and is…

    Find Out More
  • Ballyholme Beach and Park
    Ballyholme Beach and Park
    Attractions

    Ballyholme Beach and Park

    32.84KM

    Paddle in the surf along the mile long beach, a long time favourite for families to take a…

    Find Out More
  • Aunt Sandra's Candy Factory
    Aunt Sandra's Candy Factory
    Attractions

    Aunt Sandra's Candy Factory

    3.61KM

    Take a trip back in time at Aunt Sandra's Candy Factory and watch old-time candy making at its…

    Find Out More
  • Ward Park
    Ward Park
    Attractions

    Ward Park

    30.67KM

    A perfect park in the centre of Bangor and an ideal spot to enjoy the local wildlife and…

    Find Out More
  • Millisle Beach Park
    Millisle Beach Park
    Attractions

    Millisle Beach Park

    44.97KM

    Millisle Beach Park is a rural beach off the Ballywalter Road on the Ards Peninsula.

    Find Out More
Ask Us
Ask Us

We're here to help, so if you can't find the info you're after, or you just want to ask a really odd question, then we're here for you.

Ask A Question

Ask a Question

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
Start
Choose a date
End
Choose a date
Back To Top
In order to display distances relevant to you, we'd like to be able to use your GPS location. Privacy Policy
In order to display distances relevant to your current position, we'd need to be able to use your GPS location. To find out more about how we use your location, please read our Privacy Policy
You have previously denied access to your GPS location. In order to allow access to your location, you need to update your site settings through your browser settings to allow this site access to your location.

To find out more about how we use your location, please read our Privacy Policy
Your settings have been updated. They will take effect next time you refresh the page.
By default, all distances on the site are calculated from Belfast City Centre. You can choose a different starting point here, or specify your own.
Open 'Ask a Question' window Close 'Ask a Question' window

Ask a Question

X

Hide this tool

Open 'Sign up for Newsletter' window Close 'Sign up for Newsletter' window

Visit Belfast Newsletter

X

Sign up to the Visit Belfast newsletter and receive inspiring ideas, events and offers which showcase the best of Belfast and Northern Ireland.

Sign-Up

Hide this tool