Ulster Transport Museum

Accessibility

The Ulster Transport Museum is situated off the main Bangor Road near Holywood.

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Arriving by public transport

There is a bus stop on the main road and a railway stop, Cultra Halt, beside the Ulster Transport Museum. Both public transport stops involve walking to gain access to the site. 

Please note that the railway stop has stepped access to the museum and is not suitable for a visitor using a wheelchair. There is an alternative route to the museum however this involves a steep incline and would take approximately 20 minutes to complete before arriving at the venue.

Distance to the Ulster Transport Museum is a downhill walk of approximately 10 minutes from the Bangor Road bus stop.

There is no entry charge for visitors with access needs and their carer. Please inform the admissions staff on arrival. 

Arriving by car

Ulster Transport Museum car park

Car parking is a surface, open air car park with 300 spaces. There are 9 blue badge designated parking bays within this carpark. These are allocated on a first come first served basis and cannot be pre-booked.

The nearest designated bay is 200 metres from the entrance to the museum.

The route from the car park to the entrance is on a flat surface and accessible to a wheelchair user.

When the main car park is full, visitors are directed to park along the road within the Museum or at the entrance overflow carpark. Blue badge holders should make themselves known and Security will direct to available designated spaces or arrange drop off facilities. 

Visitors are welcome to drive from one car park to another to facilitate access to both the Ulster Transport Museum and the Ulster Folk Museum.

Getting around the museum

  • The main entrance is flat, there are automatic doors with a push pad function to open
  • Assistance dogs are welcome
  • Wheelchairs and mobility scooters are available to borrow and should be pre-booked in advance by calling  
    T: +44 (0) 28 9042 8428
  • All levels have ramp access and are flat surfaces
  • There are lifts into two galleries within the Land, Sea and Sky Galleries
  • Accessible toilets are available at the main reception, at the Tram Gallery and the Land Sea and Sky Galleries
  • Tables and chairs in the café are free standing

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