Ulster American Folk Park

Follow the trail of thousands of emigrants from the thatched cottages of Ulster, on board a full-scale emigrant sailing ship to the log cabins of the American Frontier.

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A world to excite your inner explorer.

Immerse yourself in the story of the brave emigrants who made the journey across the Atlantic to America hundreds of years ago.

Wander through the thatched cottages and log cabins and meet costumed characters who will show you traditional crafts, tell you a few stories and maybe even share a bit of their good food.

Board a full-scale emigrant ship to experience the conditions faced by many as they set sail for a new life in America. With 30 buildings and exhibits to explore, masses of things for the kids to do, the Ulster American Folk Park is a wonderfully unique experience.

Permanent exhibitions at the Ulster American Folk Park

The indoor exhibition at the Ulster American Folk Park examines life in Ulster in the 18th and 19th centuries.  It reveals the reasons behind the exodus and wave of emigration and shows how the settlers adapted to and impacted on, a new and unfamiliar environment in the New World of America.  Our temporary gallery space also has changing exhibitions showcasing our collections to further tell the fascinating story of emigration from this part of the world.

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Ulster American Folk Park

Halloween Fun Days, Omagh

Experience a fun-filled programme of activities which explore Halloween in Rural Ulster and Pioneer America in years gone by.

What else is on

Our permanent galleries are just the beginning. There’s always something new and exciting going on at the Ulster American Folk Park. Explore what’s on below:

Ulster American Folk Park

Halloween Fun Days, Omagh

Experience a fun-filled programme of activities which explore Halloween in Rural Ulster and Pioneer America in years gone by.

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