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Ulster American Folk Park

Address: Mellon Road, Omagh, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: 028-8224-3292
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Ranked #2 of 18 things to do in Omagh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic sites, History museums, Museums, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Historic sites, History museums, Museums, Sights & Landmarks

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omagh
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This is a must see venue for all visitors to N Ireland , authentic recreations of old cottages , schools churches of a bygone era. Take a picnic and spend the day in the park , look at how life has changed . Then take time to reflect and hopefully be inspired to enjoy the privileges of modern life.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Despite our visit being off season the park 'characters' were extremely good in role and very welcoming and enthusiastic.

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Riga, Latvia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Visiting Ireland annualy, we had had this place in our "tourism plans" for years, but somehow never had time to do it. This time, however we decided firmly it to be our priority and that was certainly one of the smartest decisions. Even we went there at the very beginning of January, that, as the end of their Christmas season,... More 

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Omagh, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Whatever season is chosen to visit the "Folk Park", as its affectionately known to locals, there is always something of interest. There are celebrations of many Ulster and American events, with theatrical panache. 4th July, The Bluegrass Festival and Halloween ( with its origins in the old country) to mention a few. We attended the Halloween night, great fun and... More 

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Derry, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Wheather it is Christmas, Haloween or 4th of July, Thanksgiving or even Easter there is always warm welcome that awaits you in Folk Park. I do not have kids but am a big kid myself :) and love those events - staff is so committed to providing the best enterntainment and educational experiences both for kids and adults. There is... More 

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Omagh
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

The best Halloween event ever. The staff put a lot of effort in to make it different every year. Its scary funny and for all ages.

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

No one should miss it. Perfectly leads one through the emigrant journey from Co Tyrone to Pennslyvania.

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25 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014 via mobile

This park is well worth visiting. Went with 4 kids aged 6 to 12 . Educational but made fun for the kids. Were able to use the bellows at old forge, teacher in old classroom and kids get opportunity to sit down with chalk and slate, etc. Well laid out and very interesting. Someone at each attraction to explain everything... More 

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Mill Valley, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Several people recommended this – and we are so glad they did! Even if you are not in the area searching your Irish roots, you will find this a worthwhile, enriching experience. The concept – life in Ulster, on an immigration ship, and then in America - is well thought out and well executed. Plan to spend more time than... More 

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Derry, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014 via mobile

I came here for Halloween and it's great. Food is good especially for Halloween. Gift shop is really fun. The church was my favourite a old scary lady told us about banshees. Really good fun

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