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Bangor And Back For A Bob!
Monday 19 May 2014
Choo choo! All aboard! Take your family to Bangor and back this 7 & 8 of June on a vintage steam train courtesy of Translink and The Railway Preservation Society of Ireland as part of North Down Borough Council’s Seashore Festival – Ships, Trains, Planes & Automobiles Event.

Budding artists have designs on Drawing Day
Friday 16 May 2014
Artist Bill Gatt will be appearing at the Ulster American Folk Park this Saturday (17 May) for a special master class to mark National Drawing Day.  

Glenarm Gears Up For Bioblitz 2014
Friday 16 May 2014
The Glenarm Estate in County Antrim has been selected as the Northern Irish entry in Ireland's BioBlitz 2014. 

History of bicycles as Giro pedals into town
Thursday 8 May 2014
The Dandy Horse, Velocipede and Penny Farthings aren’t bicycles that are likely to be seen during this week’s Giro d’Italia, but they can be viewed at a specially curated exhibition.   

Art Of The Troubles Exhibition Opens
Thursday 10 Apr 2014
A major new exhibition featuring a broad representation of artists responses to the Troubles has opened at the Ulster Museum.

Grand National Advertisement
Thursday 10 Apr 2014
ULSTER FOLK & TRANSPORT MUSEUM UNDERGOES A MAKEOVER FOR CHANNEL 4 GRAND NATIONAL ADOne of Northern Ireland’s leading tourist attractions was transformed into lively scene from the 1700s for Channel 4’s latest promo for the Crabbie’s Grand National Festival which will premiere on all Channel 4 networks - Friday, March 21st at 9pm.         

New Sponsorship Has All The Right Chemistry
Wednesday 26 Feb 2014
Northern Ireland’s leading energy supplier Power NI and parent company Viridian Group have announced their sponsorship of a major new science exhibition set to open at the Ulster Museum on the 7th March.    

See Russia’s monster meteorite at Stargazing Live
Wednesday 8 Jan 2014
Well, see a small bit of Russia's meteorite with us this Thursday 9 January when the BBC Stargazing Live team come to the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum to make the most of the night sky.

Chair and Trustees Appointment Opportunity
Friday 6 Sep 2013
The Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure wishes to appoint a Chair and up to 7 Trustees to the Board of Trustees of the National Museums and Galleries of Northern Ireland.    

The Tale of Two Survivors
Monday 12 Aug 2013
Two garments from two women who led very different lives but who shared the same harrowing Titanic experience are among the newest items added to the popular TITANICa: The Exhibition at the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum. 

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