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Step back one hundred years and discover the traditions and heritage of Ulster’s past at Ulster Folk Museum.

Celebrate the everyday skills, customs and traditions passed down over many generations at Ulster Folk Museum. Discover how keeping the heritage of our ancestors alive can help us reconnect with our past to grow and thrive in the world today. Explore authentic exhibit buildings, speak to historic characters and meet the makers as they perform daily craft demonstrations such as basket making, blacksmithing and baking.

Visit the Ballycultra Tearooms for a light bite and refreshment during your visit, or bring a picnic to enjoy using one of the many picnic benches located on the museum site. It is advised that visitors pre-book their tickets in advance.

Find out what to expect from your visit, how to get here and what’s on at ulsterfolkmuseum.org.
  • 153 Bangor Road
  • Cultra
  • Belfast
  • Antrim
  • BT18 0EU
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Top Reasons To Visit

  • Celebrates Ulster’s folk heritage and traditions
  • Daily demonstrations by talented makers
  • Reconnect with nature in the stunning landscape of the museum
  • Committed to sharing sustainable ways of living
  • Special events throughout the year
  • Admission

    • Adult: £9.90
    • Senior: £7.70
    • Student (with valid ID): £7.70
    • Child (5 to 17): £6.05
    • Child (under 5): Free
    • Family 1+3 (1 adult & up to 3 children): £5.23 per person
    • Family 2+3 (2 adults & up to 3 children): £5.50 per person
    • Carers (with valid ID): Free
    • Accessibility: Free
    • Members: Free

Christmas at Ulster Folk Museum

15.65 KM
10 - 23 Dec 2022

Celebrate a traditional Christmas in Ballycultra with seasonal music, festive decorations and demonstrations by their talented makers.

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Christmas evenings at Ulster Folk Museum

15.65 KM
09 - 16 Dec 2022

Experience a magical Christmas evening in Ballycultra and get involved with Christmas crafts, sample traditional fayre and listen to festive music.

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Visit Father Christmas at Ulster Folk Museum

15.65 KM
10 - 23 Dec 2022

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

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Making Christmas: Blacksmithing Workshop

15.65 KM
Fri, 09 Dec 2022, 10:30am

Get hands-on this Christmas with the Ulster Folk Museum's blacksmithing workshop, where you will work alongside their resident blacksmith.

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Carols by Candlelight at Ulster Folk Museum

15.65 KM
Wed, 14 Dec 2022, 6:30pm

Make memories you won’t forget this Christmas, with a magical evening of ‘Carols by Candlelight’ at the Ulster Folk Museum.

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Making Christmas: Wreath Making Workshop

15.65 KM
Sat, 10 Dec 2022, 11:00am

Give your house a rustic touch this Christmas with your very own handmade wreath, using materials foraged from the stunning grounds of the Ulster Folk Museum!

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