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Remember as always anyone is welcome in any car!

The Ulster American Folk Park brings to life the human drama behind three centuries of Irish emigration, telling the remarkable story of the vast human tide that crossed the Atlantic for the New World of North America.

The journey starts in the thatched cottages of Ulster, including the famous “Mellon” homestead, continues aboard a crowded sailing ship and finishes among the homesteads of the American frontier.

A large car and coach park can accommodate up to 350 cars. Parking is free, so we can have picnics and everything on the day and make it into a really nice event.


Time - Mid-day onwards :}

Shopping at the museum
While the Ulster American Folk Park may be firmly rooted in the past, our newly refurbished combined Admissions and Shop is thoroughly contemporary and is the perfect spot to pick up a souvenir of your visit.

Here you will find a selection of Northern Ireland craft products, such as Shazam jams and locally made jewellery, as well as premium brands such as Belleek Pottery, Ulster Weavers and Yankee Candles. The shop also sells traditional-style confectionary and holds an interesting selection of books on topics such as Ireland, emigration and the Irish American experience. For children, the shop offers a variety of novelty and educational toys, as well as a fine selection of books.

Eating at the museum
A designated picnic area is provided adjacent to the car park. Food and drinks are not permitted on the museum site.

Located in the visitor centre, the cafe provides a range of hot and cold meals, including tea/coffee and scones, soup, freshly made sandwiches and confectionery.

Accessibility (disability access)
The majority of the museum buildings are accessible to wheelchair users, in most cases without assistance. We regret that it is not possible at present to provide physical access to the upper floors of some buildings without compromising the accuracy of the historical experience. In such cases, visitors should ask to be provided with an alternative form of access, such as photographs. A limited number of wheelchairs are available in the reception area for use in the museum.

The museum experience for all visitors to the Ulster American Folk Park places a major emphasis on the sensory experiences of touch, smell, sight and hearing. Persons with sensory impairment will find much that is appropriate to their particular needs.

General Admission Including Gift Aid*

Adult- £7.15
Children 5-18- £4.40
Concession- £4.40
Family 2 adults and 3 children- £20.35
Family 1 adult and 3 children- £14.30
Children under 5- Free

*As a charity, the Ulster American Folk Park relies on support from its visitors and from the general public in order to continue carrying out its work. Admission prices include a voluntary 10% donation that allows us to collect Gift Aid which, if you are a UK tax payer, means we can claim back the tax on your ticket, currently 28p for every £1.

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A bump for this folks, we currently have about 12 cars with families going to this now so should be a good day out, remember everyone welcome.

Meeting @ 12 at the park, and if your heading from Belfast direction meeting at 10.30am at the BP @ moria roundabout and heading in convoy up the m1.

Hope to see you there!

Colin
 

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hi as a regular visitor to Ulster/Belfast i didnt even know about the museum it sounds very interesting,i think next time there is a meet i would be interested in coming over from Scotland,ill watch out for any posts regarding future meets...Robert
 
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