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Ulster Transport Museum

Explore one of Europe’s most comprehensive transport collections.

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Be transported back in time and explore one of the most comprehensive transport collections in Europe. 

You’ll find majestic locomotives, horse-drawn carriages, vintage motorbikes, and cars at the Ulster Transport Museum, along with exhibits of historical materials including photographs of the Titanic.

Pre-book your admission tickets online for entry to the Ulster Transport Museum or both the Ulster Transport and Ulster Folk museums 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 Transport 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

Permanent exhibitions at the Ulster Transport Museum

The Transport Museum creatively displays one of Europe’s largest and most comprehensive transport collections in our permanent galleries.  From horse-drawn carriages to Irish built motor cars and from the mighty steam locomotives that graced our railways to the history of ship and aircraft building, the permanent galleries are well worth a visit.

View our permanent exhibitions

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