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Excellent Folk Park

Excellent Folk Park. Excellent experience. Park very well laid out and maintained. Historic... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
RosemarieOM
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this was my second visit to the folk park and we brought our Daughter and Grandson to see it they... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Herbert143
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Experience the adventure that takes you from the thatched cottages of Ulster, on board a full scale emigrant sailing ship, to the log cabins of the American Frontier. Immerse yourself in three centuries of Irish emigration at the museum that brings...more
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2 Mellon Road | Castletown, Omagh BT78 5QU, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Excellent Folk Park. Excellent experience. Park very well laid out and maintained. Historic content very well done. Excellent experience for a range of ages. Highly recommended as a place to visit and spent the day

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this was my second visit to the folk park and we brought our Daughter and Grandson to see it they were quite impress. The only downside was the Cafe which did not have any fooe to sell as they were changing to new caters

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing was not expecting to be entertained as much as we were, the actors telling stories made the visit unforgettable

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Cazy26
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited in February 2019. Some buildings were closed for renovation, which was disapointing, but this was recognised in the reduced admission price. I was very impressed with the park, especially the emphasis on local people and their stories. There were guides in costume in...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Andrew P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent value for money. We were in the place approximately three hours in low season with a couple of exhibits out of action. The staff inside the folk park made this experience for us. They were tremendous: funny, knowledgeable, interesting, warm, engaging, patient. I can’t...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed January 18, 2019 via mobile

Very enjoyable day with my girlfriend, she really enjoyed it. The museum itself would be a decent exhibit but the grounds are amazing. Definitely worth seeing, especially when an event is on, or when they have people LARPing

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 30, 2018

It has everything for a perfect family day out. Love the little coffee shop and gift shop amazing!! Staff friendly and knowledgable

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Natasha C
Reviewed November 17, 2018

This is an open air museum of homes brought and re-installed in the Folk Park. It was created by the Mellon Family (of Mellon Bank) who's original homestead is in the Park. Other typical homes were brought from nearby in Ireland as well as some...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

glimpse of Irish history with some American links. Amazing layout of buildings and display, nice gift shop and cafe, great parking, easy to get to

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 7, 2018

Sunny weather really helped our walk around this fascinating place. We learned such a lot about the history of migration to America from Ulster in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The museum was incredibly moving. Outside, houses had been reconstructed and we wandered into them,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Christina G
September 27, 2018|
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Response from Richard H | Property representative |
Hi Christina. During January and February we are open Tuesday to Friday from 10am to 4pm and from 11am to 4pm on Saturday & Sunday. Hope you can make a visit. Regards
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Yes you can take your Dog have a nice time 🐶
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Response from JennInSD | Reviewed this property |
They are open year-round, however they’re closed on Mondays from September-February. Have fun!
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