Friends of Cultra

Become a Friend of Cultra and you’ll join a group of like-minded people who are passionate about the success of the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum.

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If you love the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum, becoming a Friend offers a whole host of benefits. You’ll play a part in ensuring the continued success of both museums at Cultra.

Friends of Cultra

Friends of Cultra aims to support the conservation and preservation of the collections of the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum. The organisation also works to encourage access to the museum and ensured it’s enjoyed by all.

By joining the group, you’ll be helping to make an important and meaningful contribution to the work of the museum. As well as assisting with fundraising activities, you can attend regular events and lectures on topical issues. You’ll also get to see ‘behind the scenes’ at the museum, and meet museum staff.

Friends receive:

  • Regular updates on museum events and activities
  • Private viewing of new exhibitions
  • Invites to special events
  • Discount on museum shop purchases
  • Discount on museum publications

To become a Friend of Cultra, complete this form and send it with your subscription fee to:

The Membership Secretary
The Friends of Cultra
Ulster Folk & Transport Museum
Cultra, Holywood
Northern Ireland
BT18 0EU

Upcoming events

Tuesday 12 September at 7.30pm

Annual General Meeting followed by Ruth Turkington as Lady Bertha Kennedy in a monologue written by Philip Orr in 2012.

This was one of a suite commissioned by the Museum to tell the personal stories of individuals caught up in Irish Partition and the signing of the Ulster Covenant, and Lady Bertha will welcome you to her home, Cultra Manor, in the year 1912, revealing some of the recent events concerning herself and Sir Robert Kennedy earlier in that historic year.

Tuesday 10th October at 2.00pm

Visit to Raymond Walls' private Motor Museum at Ballygowan.

Tuesday 21st November at 7.30pm in the Lagan Room

The Secret Listeners of Gilnahirk. George Busby talks about the Gilnahirk wireless station during the Second World War and its links with Bletchly Park.

Tuesday 12th December 12.30pm for 1.00pm

Christmas Lunch.