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Explore thatched cottages, farms, schools and shops as you experience life from over 100 years ago.

A museum of international renown, the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum is regarded as being amongst the best of its kind in the world. Set in over 170 acres of rolling landscape overlooking Belfast Lough, visitors can wander through the past and discover how people lived and travelled over the centuries.

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. 'Discovery Farm' at the Folk Museum also provides a living history experience portraying daily life on the farms of 100 years ago.

'Discovery Farm' at the Folk Museum provides a living history experience portraying daily life on the farms of 100 years ago. Meet the people who lived on the land, visit the blacksmith in the forge, help feed the hens as they wander around the farmyard,  meet the donkeys, pigs and goats, or have a taste of what's cooking in the farmhouse kitchen.

From country cooking to butter making, sheep shearing and spinning to horse grooming, Discovery Farm offers visitors the chance to see and participate in living history at its best.

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

Top Reasons To Visit

  • Great value day out
  • Superb Transport Museum with trains, cars, buses and planes!
  • See the original plans for Titanic
  • Street theatre, craft demonstrations and costumed guides
  • 1900s Ulster with shops, schools and thatched cottages
  • Admission

    Ticket to both museums on the same day:

    • Adults: £11
    • Children (5 to 18 years): £6
    • Concession: £8.50
    • Family (2 Adults and up to 3 Children): £29
    • Family (1 Adult and up to 3 Children): £22
    • Children Under 5 – Free

Christmas at Cultra

10 - 22 Dec 2019

Experience the festive season from 100 years ago at the Ulster Folk Museum for a truly traditional Christmas.

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Visit Santa Experience at Ulster Folk Museum

13 - 20 Dec 2019

Make a visit to the Christmas experience at the Ulster Folk Museum extra special this year with a visit to Santa.

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Carols by Candlelight

13 - 20 Dec 2019

The popular Carols by Candlelight returns to the Ulster Folk Museum on Friday at 7.30pm on 13 and 20 December.

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