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Very well laid out visit.

glimpse of Irish history with some American links. Amazing layout of buildings and display, nice... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
jimpQ2490OE
via mobile
Fascinating

Sunny weather really helped our walk around this fascinating place. We learned such a lot about the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
338janetb
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Croydon, United Kingdom
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Experience the adventure that takes you from the thatched cottages of Ulster, on board a full scale emigrant sailing ship, to the log cabins of the American Frontier. Immerse yourself in three centuries of Irish emigration at the museum that brings...more
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2 Mellon Road | Castletown, Omagh BT78 5QU, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

glimpse of Irish history with some American links. Amazing layout of buildings and display, nice gift shop and cafe, great parking, easy to get to

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Sunny weather really helped our walk around this fascinating place. We learned such a lot about the history of migration to America from Ulster in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The museum was incredibly moving. Outside, houses had been reconstructed and we wandered into them,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An amazing place to visit .Very well laid out with lots to see . Great coffee shop where you can also purchase souvenirs from. A must visit

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent a day here with our family. The exhibition is interesting before you enter the park to visit the old and then the new world. The staff were helpful and knowledgeable about the Mellon family. They made sure the children were involved and took part...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I decided to go with to the museum with my partner as we were passing and we were pleasantly surprised. Great museum for both adults and children and the staff were lovely! Would highly recommend it

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the Folk Park today was disappointed with the event A number of the houses were not open to the public,very little Halloween atmosphere and end of visit the café didn't have a proper cup of coffee to offer Didn't think it was value for...More

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Richard H, Manager at Ulster American Folk Park, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Camper540651 Thank you very much for your feedback which we wish to assure you will be brought to the attention of colleagues responsible for Visitor Services at the Museum. The Cafe is currently undergoing refurbishment and we intend having a new service provider in...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were quite excited to visit the day before Hallowe’en thinking there would be various activities on. Unfortunately the only thing we saw was some popcorn being made. At least 5 of the buildings were closed for refurbishment. It’s good that things are being maintained...More

1  Thank Karen M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very organized spacious well laid out folk park. Walk around is designed to give indoor history and then outdoor buildings in chronological order from Ireland the the USA. Lots of staff around park with lots of history and stories. Genealogy site beside the park...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was one of the best places we visited while in Ireland - highly recommend. There is plenty of parking and I'm sure in the high season tons of busses and tourists. We were here in late September and it was pretty quiet, plus we...More

Thank MT1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were recommended to this by Philip, owner of the nearby Abingdon Collection and are pleased that we accepted his advice. It is the 'buildings in the landscape' type of place with one half Ulster and the other the USA, linked by a mock-up sailing...More

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Christina G
27 September 2018|
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Response from Richard H | Property representative |
Hi Christina. During January and February we are open Tuesday to Friday from 10am to 4pm and from 11am to 4pm on Saturday & Sunday. Hope you can make a visit. Regards
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pollys804
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Yes you can take your Dog have a nice time 🐶
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30 July 2018|
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Response from JennInSD | Reviewed this property |
They are open year-round, however they’re closed on Mondays from September-February. Have fun!
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