Ulster Folk & Transport Museum, Holywood

Simulating life 100 years ago, Ulster Folk & Transport Museum gives visitors a historical Irish cultural experience. The folk section dedicates 69 hectares (170 acres) to a selection of old Irish buildings and dwellings, collected from all over the country and rebuilt brick by brick. Stroll through Ballycultra, a recreated Ulster village, as you chat with costumed guides. The transport section houses an extensive collection of horse-drawn carriages, electric trams, motorbikes, fire engines, and vintage cars, telling the story of transportation in Ireland. The Irish Railway Collection features 150 years of railway history. The museum houses a permanent Titanic exhibition documenting the construction, voyage, and sinking of the vessel. A visit to Ulster Folk & Transport Museum represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Holywood trip planner to plot your vacation.
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  • My family and I really enjoyed our day here, visiting NI from England. This is about 20 mins o/s of Belfast. Lots to do and see. The transport museum has another Titanic exhibition on which was really...  more »
  • This is a lovely museum set in a very quiet place on the outskirts of Belfast. Reasonable priced and in my belief a better choice of Titanic artefacts and information than the Titanic museum in the ce...  more »
  • Tim Peakes space ship etc was amazing. The whole museum was brilliant especially the man who weaves the reeds into a throne for Game of Thrones and his Dragon was out of this world. Well worth the entrance fee to see his work alone. Such a gifted man. Wow will be back in a couple of weeks again.
  • Spent some totally interesting hours wandering around the historical buildings. What a superb place, excellent for really appreciating Ulster's history. Definitely a must-see attraction.
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