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Ulster Museum rewarded for "brilliant" marketing strategy
Friday 8 Apr 2011
The Ulster Museum has won the Excellence in Marketing category at the Belfast Telegraph Northern Ireland Business Awards.

New exhibition creates a ‘room with a view’
Friday 1 Apr 2011
A new photographic exhibition will reveal the dramatic landscape of Ulster’s coast and countryside, when it opens in the Belfast Room at the Ulster Museum this week. 

McCausland: Exhibition is a ‘TITANIC’ experience
Thursday 3 Mar 2011
Culture and Arts Minister Nelson McCausland today announced details of a major new initiative at the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum. 

Celebrate romance with National Museums’ online collection
Monday 14 Feb 2011
This Valentine’s Day National Museums Northern Ireland is celebrating romance with a special online collection of Valentine’s Day cards.

1900s Christmas at the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum
Wednesday 8 Dec 2010
Enter a 1900s winter wonderland for the Spirit of Christmas Past event, at the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum on Sunday 12th December. Join the townspeople in song from 11am to 4pm, as they sing along to classic Christmas songs performed by the carolers, and soak up the festive atmosphere as the brass band plays in Ballycultra Town.

Frightening Festival at the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum
Wednesday 27 Oct 2010
A host of ‘spooktacular’ activities are taking place at the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum on Sunday 31st October, as part of its annual Hallowe’en Family Festival.

The 'Rail' Christmas Spirit
Tuesday 12 Oct 2010
Singing star Peter Corry will return to the Rail Gallery at the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum this December with ‘The Music Box’ - a Christmas extravaganza. Also sharing the stage with Peter will be a host of other performers including ballet dancers and various school choirs from throughout Northern Ireland.

Surprise Museum Wedding for Bangor Groom
Sunday 10 Oct 2010
A wedding is usually something a couple plans together for many months but for one local man, this was far from the case. David Hunsdale, a gymnastics coach in Bangor, was thrown a surprise wedding by his fiancée at the Ulster Museum on Sunday 10th October.

South Belfast Group get 'Rite' into International History
Monday 4 Oct 2010
This week, a women’s group from South Belfast saw six months of work come to fruition at the Ulster Museum. Earlier this year, the Living History Group at Windsor Women’s Centre embarked upon a project inspired by the museum’s ‘Rites of Passage’ exhibition.

Crafts & Skills at Ulster Folk & Transport Museum
Tuesday 14 Sep 2010
This Saturday (18th September) the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum will mark the launch of its year-long Crafts & Skills programme with a special ‘taster’ day.

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