Ulster Folk Museum

Discover town and countryside and experience what life was like over 100 years ago.

Things to see
Open today: 10:00 - 16:00
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Step back in time and experience what life was like in Ulster over 100 years ago.

Wander through the beautiful parkland of the Ulster Folk Museum, where you will encounter costumed locals demonstrating traditional crafts in cottages, farm dwellings, schools, and shops.

Pre-book your admission tickets online for entry to the Ulster Folk Museum or both the Ulster Folk Museum and Ulster Transport Museum and save time when you arrive.
(Pre-booked tickets are valid for a period of 12 months from date of purchase.) 

Opening times

The Ulster Folk Museum is closed on Mondays except for Northern Ireland Bank Holidays as well as Christmas closures.

The Ulster Folk Museum opening times are:

March to September

  • Tuesday to Sunday 10:00 – 17:00

October to February

  • Tuesday to Friday 10:00 – 16:00
  • Saturday & Sunday 11:00 – 16:00

Things to see at the Ulster Folk Museum

The Folk Museum tells the story of life in early 20th century Ulster.  A bygone era is recreated in a rural landscape of farms, cottages, traditional crops and local breeds of livestock. The permanent galleries are well worth a visit.

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