Ulster Folk and Transport Museum

Due to the coronavirus, many museums and galleries across the country are closed. Please check their websites and social media channels for up to date information about reopening dates and times.

Co. Down
BT18 0EU
Northern Ireland

  • Phone: 028 90 428428
  • Marketing Department: 02890395100

Take time to explore one of Ireland’s foremost visitor attractions, recapturing a disappearing way of life, preserving traditional skills and celebrating transport history.

Further information

Opening Hours:

The Museum opens at 10am Monday to Saturday, and at 11am on Sunday. Closing times vary from 4pm to 6pm according to the season. Closed: The Museum is open all year except a few days at Christmas.


Adult £6.50 Children (6-18 yrs) £3.00 Under 5's Free Family Day Ticket £18.00 Concession Ticket £3.00 Annual Family Ticket £50.00 Annual Double Ticket £30.00 Adult Group (15 or more persons) 10% discount Group leader/helper Free Students (Educations visits must be pre-booked on 02890428428) £2.50 Teachers/ Helpers Free ** All prices valid until 31 March 2005

Upcoming events:

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Facilities and services


  • Baby changing facilities
  • Cafeteria
  • Children's play area
  • Education facilities available
  • Facilities for private functions and events
  • Library with public access
  • Mail order service available
  • Meeting room available
  • Object study facilities available (enquire in advance)
  • Parking for coaches
  • Parking for disabled available
  • Picnic area
  • Reception and lunch facilities for educational groups
  • Refreshments
  • Research facilities for academics
  • Restaurant
  • Shop
  • Study facilities
  • Toilets for disabled
  • Wheelchair access to all public areas
  • Wheelchairs available for loan

Facilities information:

How to Get There The Museum is situated on the main Belfast to Bangor Road, just ten minutes outside Belfast with excellent access by road, rail and bus, and close to Belfast City Airport. Nearest rail station to the Museum is Ballycultra Halt. Buses stop outside the Museum entrance.


  • Academic publications and resources available
  • Activities for pre-school children
  • Adult lectures and courses held
  • Brochure or leaflet available with directions to museum
  • Direct teaching services for schools
  • Events and resources for children and families
  • Events/teaching/resources for people with disabilities
  • Foreign language leaflet or brochure available
  • General guide to collections available
  • Guided tours
  • Information point provided
  • Large print information and/or interpretation
  • Licensed for weddings
  • Member of staff available with responsibility for education
  • Object identification and/or written enquiry service
  • Pre-booking service for groups
  • Primary school education service available
  • Printed/audio-visual information available for schools
  • Public access available to collections information
  • Secondary school education service available
  • Specialist publications on collections available
  • Teaching/resources available for HE/FE students
  • Touch exhibits

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