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Step back in time and experience what life was like in Ulster over 100 years ago.

Due to the current coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak Ulster Folk Museum, and its events have been temporarily closed to the public. 

Wander through a beautiful rolling countryside and a bustling town filled with authentic, period buildings, where you will encounter costumed locals demonstrating traditional crafts in cottages, farm dwellings, schools and shops.

Every day a wide variety of folk activities and demonstrations take place, from basket weaving and blacksmithing to crocheting and needlework.

Take a stroll around the whitewashed farmhouses and meet the pigs, cows, sheep and hens that kept rural life turning, and have a taste of some homemade soda bread cooking over the fire.
  • 153 Bangor Road
  • Cultra
  • Belfast
  • Antrim
  • BT18 0EU

Top Reasons To Visit

  • Daily activities and craft demonstrations
  • Farming and rural life demonstrations
  • Special events throughout the year
  • Ballycultra Tearooms serving light bites, lunch and refreshments
  • Beautiful scenic countryside
  • Admission

    • Adult: £9
    • Senior (aged 65+): £7
    • Student (with valid ID): £7
    • Child (aged 5-17): £5.50
    • Child (under 5): Free
    • Job Seekers / Carers (with valid ID): Free
    • Family (2 adults and up to 3 children aged 5-17): £25
    • Family (1 adult and up to 3 children aged 5-17): £19

Easter at Ulster Folk Museum – Cancelled

15.65KM
12 - 14 Apr 2020

This event has been cancelled.

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Head To Toe Workshops

15.65KM
23 May - 18 Sep 2020

Join the Ulster Folk Museum’s Curator of Textiles for a series of one-day workshops exploring the museum’s costume collection.

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Horse Ploughing and Country Skills Day – Cancelled

15.65KM
Sat, 28 Mar 2020, 10:00am

This event has been cancelled.

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Ulster Wildlife at Ulster Folk Museum

15.65KM
09 May - 22 Aug 2020

Get hands on with the Ulster Wildlife in the natural surroundings of the Ulster Folk Museum.

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Big Wild Sleepout

15.65KM
Sat, 25 Jul 2020, 6:00pm

Big Wild Sleepout is back this summer as Ulster Folk Museum teams up with RSPB NI to deliver a camping experience like no other!

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May Day at Ulster Folk Museum

15.65KM
Fri, 08 May 2020, 10:00am

Ulster Folk Museum invites you to relive the traditional May Day celebrations with food, dancing, live music, crafts and more.

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Legends, Stories and Rhymes of our Shared Traditions

15.65KM
Sat, 20 Jun 2020, 10:30am

Listen to folk tales, tall tales, and wonder tales told around cottage hearths throughout Ulster Folk Museum.

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Ferguson Tractor Day

15.65KM
Sat, 27 Jun 2020, 10:00am

Celebrate the iconic Ferguson Tractor with a day of parades and working demonstrations at Ulster Folk Museum.

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Donkey Weekend

15.65KM
01 - 02 Aug 2020

Experience a fun day for the whole family at the Donkey Breed Society’s Championship Show at Ulster Folk Museum, featuring over 40 donkeys.

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Makers’ Fair and Craft Day

15.65KM
Sat, 15 Aug 2020, 10:00am

Join in on a day of craft and making at Ulster Folk Museum, in partnership with Craft NI.

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Horse Drawn Vehicle Day

Sat, 30 May 2020, 10:00am

Watch as the streets of Ulster Folk Museum’s Ballycultra are filled with carts and carriages, driven by skilled coachmen and drawn by horses and donkeys.

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