We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Ulster Folk & Transport Museum

Closes in 21 min: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Review Highlights
A Step Back in Time

If you want to see what life was like in Northern Ireland years and years ago, I would thoroughly... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
beckymckee
via mobile
Fantastic day out

We went here as a couple mainly to visit the transport museum not knowing too much about what to... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
karldesign
,
Bristol, United Kingdom
Read all 924 reviews
All photos (702)
All photos (702)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“sweet shop”(37 reviews)
“soda bread”(45 reviews)
“police station”(19 reviews)
About
Explore thatched cottages, farms, schools and shops as you experience life from over 100 years ago. Chat to costumed visitor guides as they demonstrate traditional crafts and meet farm animals in the beautiful parkland of the Folk Museum. Discover...more
Closes in 21 min
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
See all hours
Contact
| Cultura, Holywood, Northern Ireland
Website
+44 28 9042 8428
Call
Improve This Listing
Reviews (924)
Filter reviews
899 results
Traveler rating
642
203
30
16
8
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
Traveler rating
642
203
30
16
8
Show reviews that mention
All reviews sweet shop soda bread police station post office step back in time rural area trip down memory lane all ages large site period costume northern ireland titanica exhibition tea room brick by brick on display on site the cottages
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 899 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you want to see what life was like in Northern Ireland years and years ago, I would thoroughly recommend visiting the Ulster Folk Museum. It really puts everything that we have now into perspective and it is such an interesting place to visit! It’s...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank beckymckee
Reviewed 4 days ago

We went here as a couple mainly to visit the transport museum not knowing too much about what to expect. Turns out, the transport museum is fantastic, plus there was an amazing exhibition for Time Peake's Spacecraft at the same time! Then we also decided...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank karldesign
Reviewed 5 days ago

Last time I was here was in the 80's so a lot has changed! On the whole, I was generally impressed but seeing as the school Easter holidays had began, it would've been nice to have had more volunteers in, or active displays. We had...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank MrsFlufferson
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went to the Transport Museum to see the Soyuz capsule, with landing parachute, which had transported Tim Peake safely back to earth after his mission on the International Space Station. It was amazing to see the capsule so close and to see the emergency...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Mrs. Maureen A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Two parts to this experience. Firstly the Transport museum which is full of atmosphere and on our visit had the added attraction of Major Tim Peake’s space module to see. Hurry though as this is its last port of call. The trains and cars are...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Phil R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There seemed to be no charge when we went, and we spent a great two hours wandering about the exhibits. First up were lots of steam engines, many originally privately run in docks, breweries etc, though some were public ones. My 5yo grandson had a...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank MadDocNI
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second visit having visited first about ten years ago. In that time there has been more money put into it and it shows because there is more to see than a few years ago. Looking at labourers cottages from a century ago...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Des H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Over priced £25 for 2 adults just for the folk park alone, have visited many times in the past and was never this bad, bring your own food too as not a great selection, lots of buildings are starting to become run down which is...More

Date of experience: April 2019
2  Thank stevenson7333333
Reviewed 1 week ago

Been here several times over the year's, never tire of the place. Went to the Doctor's surgery house today was absolutely brilliant well worth a visit. The 'doctor' was played really well, all spectators old and young were totally engaged. I learnt a lot, it...More

Date of experience: April 2019
2  Thank Transalpers
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I came here with a friend last week. She called ahead and hired a mobility scooter for me which was a good call as I’d have really struggled with the hills in the manual wheelchair. Very interesting place, well worth a visit

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank IP1986
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
Culloden Estate & Spa
2,024 reviews
.15 miles away
Rayanne House
237 reviews
1.82 miles away
The Old Inn Crawfordsburn
1,372 reviews
2.94 miles away
Clandeboye Lodge Hotel
1,253 reviews
3.55 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 57 nearby restaurants
Tulsi
118 reviews
1.54 miles away
Noble.
191 reviews
1.54 miles away
Coast
696 reviews
1.51 miles away
Fontana
253 reviews
1.58 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 10 nearby attractions
Grey Point Fort
69 reviews
2.83 miles away
The Spa at Culloden
84 reviews
.19 miles away
Crawfordsburn Country Park
351 reviews
2.71 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
howarpa1
January 24, 2019|
AnswerShow all 9 answers
Response from Barry H | Reviewed this property |
Yes in both sections of the museum, and plenty of them.
1
Vote
food_lover1982
August 19, 2018|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from Glyn D | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are only permitted in the outside areas of the Folk Museum unless they're assistance dogs.
1
Vote
Ally844
July 8, 2018|
Answer
Response from mferguson11 | Reviewed this property |
To be honest I’m not that sure, sorry but best just phoning them direct!
0
Votes