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Ulster American Folk Park

Mellon Road, Omagh, Northern Ireland
028-8224-3292
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Ranked #2 of 14 attractions in Omagh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, History Museums
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Dundalk, Ireland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Great day out with lots to do and see. Kids even got a go at doing the bellows with the farrier. Very well laid out and thought out. Great value for money

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England
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221 reviews 221 reviews
122 attraction reviews
253 helpful votes 253 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

We came here on a visit to Ireland last year - sadly on a Monday when the museum is closed, this year we were more organised and checked opening times! We had the most wonderful family day out - three generations visited and all loved it. Entrance price was so reasonable - there is a lot to see and do,... More

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Castlewellan, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

I am very big into my history so this place was a dream come true for me! I just loved seeing how people used too live and hearing all the tales told by the actors in costume. Definitely a visit I wont forget!

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Limavady, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 via mobile

Visited the Folk Park today as the weather was suitable, the Folk park is mostly an outside museum. Good value as we were only charged for the 2 adults our 2 children went free. The houses are well presented and the staff knowledgable...though not every house had someone there at all times. 2 new houses added since our last visit... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 via mobile

Really surprised at some of the very positive reviews on here. We are not hard to please, both of us took the day off work and brought our children aged 15, 14, 11 and 9. Children were very excited as this was going to be one of their main treats over the summer holidays. But note - very few staff... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

My first visit to the folk park and it really exceeded my expectations. Excellent visitor centre, we particularly enjoyed the Titanic and Emigrant part of the museum (some parts of the Titanic area are better than the main Titanic Centre in Belfast!). Lovely Cafe and refreshment areas throughout the folk park,, all of which are reasonably priced. The staff in... More

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Letterkenny, Ireland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Went on a trip with Donegal MS Branch and it was a great day. The Museum is so well planned out and so well staffed and the staff are very knowledgable. as it was 5th July they were still celebrating American Independence day and had great music, some re-enactments of skirmishes. Would highly recommend a visit. Take a picnic and... More

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Belfast
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38 reviews 38 reviews
25 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

A wonderful day out! Go early to give plenty of time to enjoy the walk through the village and to investigate all the houses. The staff are so friendly and knowledgable about the houses, contents and area. All the staff we met showed a genuine love of the place where they worked. Excellent shop, cafe and toilets. Well presented easy... More

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vancouver canada
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160 reviews 160 reviews
54 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Whilst driving noticed the name on the map and decided to stop as we drove by. Well worth the stop. Very well done historically. The staff were knowledgeable as we walked through the site. Well done

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 via mobile

We attended the park to have photos taken for our wedding. The staff were fantastic and very helpful in picking spots. We were presented throughout the park with little tokens and good luck symbols which was a lovely touch. We were also photobombed by a very enthusiastic horse and donkey!

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