Ulster Folk Museum in County Down

Do you want to take a journey back through time and discover what life was like in each period of history? The Ulster Folk Museum has got you covered! Come along and visit on your next day out and uncover the history of everyday life in Ulster throughout the years!

Why should I visit the Ulster Folk Museum?

Ulster Folk Museum allows visitors to experience first-hand what life was like in Ulster over a century ago! Explore rolling hills of the countryside and a bustling town full of exhibition buildings taken from different generations throughout history!

National Museums NI are Northern Ireland’s premier, cultural, learning and tourist destinations! Their four museums are home to over 1.4 million objects in the national collection! The aim of the Ulster Folk Museum is to allow visitors to discover the town and countryside and experience what life was like over 100 years ago!

Ulster Folk Museum allows guests to reconnect with the values, skills and customs of Ulster from over 100 years ago. Take a stroll through the countryside and the town of Ballycutra, which is filled with authentic shops and buildings, and meet the costumed guides that bring it all to life! See a variety of folk activities and traditional crafts demonstrations every day, from tweed weaving to smithing and printing! Ask one of the visitor teams for more information on daily demonstrations when you arrive!

  • Adult admission from £8.44
  • Child admission from £5.16
  • Senior and Student admission from £6.56
  • Kids under 5, carers, and disabled visitors may enter the museum for free
  • The museum is open from 10 am to 4 pm from Tuesday to Friday and 11 am to 4pm on Weekends

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