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COVID-19 Update

Due to the latest guidance from the NI Executive, our museums will remain closed for a planned three week period ending on 11 December. We look forward to welcoming visitors back to our museums when it is safe to do so and we would like to thank the public for their continued support and patience.

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Resources

Over recent years the Museum's Learning Department has embarked on a major publishing programme to provide material of specific local relevance. The main learning publications were specifically designed for use in the classroom.

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Ulster Transport Museum Resources

Ulster Folk Museum Resources

  • Houses – KS1
    this booklet encourages children to look at the materials used in the structure of the houses in the rural and urban areas of the museum and to compare them with their home today.
  • On the Move - KS2
    a useful trail where the questions correspond to the numbers on the map and employ the children's observational and map work skills. It also helps them to become familiar with the site of the Folk Museum.The trail can be completed in two parts, urban and rural.  This resource is available in other European languages.
On the Move worksheets

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English

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Irish                           

Irish Answers

Polish 

Polish Answers                      

French 

French Answers                 

Spanish 

Spanish Answers

German 

German Answers

Italian 

Italian Answers

Latvian 

Latvian Answers

Lithuanian 

Lithuanian Answers

Portuguese

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  • Energy Worksheet – KS2
    this booklet includes a pre-visit element. It encourages children to look at and compare the types of energy used in houses in the past.
  • Maths Trail – KS2
    A numeracy booklet which encourages work in various concepts including calculation, estimation,measurement,spatial awareness and geometry.
  • Answer sheet

Rural area

  • Find the animal trail – Foundation & KS1
    For families and young people.
    A fun trail based in the rural area of the museum. Read the clues, look in the gardens, the fields and the barns and try to find as many of the animals as you can. Don't forget to bring a pencil or pen with you to the Museum.
  • Find the object trail – Foundation & KS1
    For families and young people.
    A fun trail based in the rural area of the museum. Read the clues, look in the farmhouses and gardens and find the objects on order to answer each question. Don't forget to bring a pencil or pen with you to the museum.
  • From field to table – KS2
    A self-led trail encouraging students to explore the rural area of the Folk Museum,visiting various buildings and farm areas to discover how people lived in the past, worked the land and tended their farm animals.

        Answer sheet

Teachers’ resources

  • Traditional recipes
    'Teachers' and 'Leaders' resource - A small collection of traditional recipes.
  • Ideas for Victorian costume. 
    Why not come 'dressed for the part' when visiting the t Museum. Here are some ideas to customise modern clothing and create a child's Victorian costume. (Groups are encouraged to dress up for the Victorian courtroom drama and the Victorian school lesson).
  • Victorian school lesson KS1
    A resource for teachers and leaders of KS1 pupils who wish to carry out a school lesson in one of the National Schools at the Museum. It is advisable to book a school house in advance of your visit.
  • KS2 Victorian school lesson with poetry
    A resource for teachers and leaders of KS2 pupils who wish to carry out a school lesson in one of the National Schools at the Museum. It is advisable to book a school house in advance of your visit.
  • KS2 Victorian school lesson with religious verse
    A resource for teachers and leaders of KS2 pupils who wish to carry out a school lesson in one of the National Schools at the Museum. It is advisable to book a school house in advance of your visit.