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Halloween Excitement at the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum
Tuesday 25 Oct 2011
Watch out - murder is afoot at the Halloween family festivities at the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum this year!

Fascinating migration stories are the focus of new film
Tuesday 18 Oct 2011
Tales of families brought together after generations apart are among those uncovered in a film premiering at the Ulster American Folk Park next week.

Exhibition charts the rich tapestry of local life
Tuesday 18 Oct 2011
An exhibition opening at Armagh County Museum this week to celebrate the sewing needle includes items from a successful Lurgan textile firm which was in business for over 60 years.

Unique Exhibition Opens at Ulster American Folk Park
Tuesday 18 Oct 2011
A new exhibition exploring the world of Native North American Indians went on display today at the Ulster American Folk Park.

Calling All Future Curators
Monday 10 Oct 2011
Do you like museums and would you like to work in a museum? Then the National Museums Northern Ireland Youth Panel is for you!

Tags not Labels - Street Art
Thursday 6 Oct 2011
Would you like to make your mark on the Ulster Museum? How about having your work of street art displayed alongside some of the biggest names in the street art community, such as Banksy, D*Face, Jamie Hewlett and Mis Tic?

Construction Builds a Future for Traditional Skills
Wednesday 28 Sep 2011
A new pilot scheme to help address skills shortages in the repair and maintenance of traditional buildings has been launched at the Ulster American Folk Park, Omagh.

Revived racing car roars back to Goodwood
Tuesday 13 Sep 2011
A world-famous racing car from the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum’s collections will return to the Goodwood Motor Circuit next week, more than 50 years after it last took to the famous track.

Sounds of Bluegrass attracts thousands!
Monday 5 Sep 2011
The 20th year of the Annual Bluegrass Music Festival was a huge success as over 9,000 music fans flocked to the Ulster American Folk Park over the three day event.  

Official Launch of the 20th Bluegrass Festival
Tuesday 23 Aug 2011
The 20th Annual Bluegrass Music Festival at the Ulster American Folk Park near Omagh was launched today by Culture Minister Carál Ní Chuilín with Tim Cooke, Director of National Museums Northern Ireland, Peter Kelly, Head of Operations, Ulster American Folk Park and Visitor Guide, Alasdair Moran.

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