Ulster Folk Museum

How to get here

You’ll find the Ulster Folk Museum on the main Belfast to Bangor Road (A2), near Holywood.

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We’re about 7 miles, or 15 minutes, east of Belfast City Centre, and there’s easy access by road, rail and bus. George Best Belfast City Airport is nearby. 

Postal Address

Ulster Folk Museum, 153 Bangor Road, Cultra, Holywood, BT18 0EU


Whether you’re coming by car, minibus or coach, you’ll find lots of parking. There are car parks at the Folk Museum and at Cultra Manor. We have dedicated spaces for Blue Badge holders in all our carparks. On event days we arrange additional car parking and transport. All on-site parking is free.

Public Transport

By rail:

The nearest train station is Cultra Halt which is on the main Belfast to Bangor train line. From there it’s an uphill walk of about 15 minutes to the Folk Museum. 

By bus:

There is a bus stop outside the museum entrance, on the main Belfast to Bangor road. Follow the path uphill to the Folk Museum for about a 10 minute walk. 

Visit Translink for more information on rail and bus routes.