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Ulster American Folk Park

2 Mellon Road | Castletown, Omagh BT78 5QU, Northern Ireland
+44 28 8224 3292
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Excellent!

This is a must see. Our kids, 11&14, loved it. It was so informative and gave all of us a better... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Theresa R
via mobile
Great day out for all the family

Great day out with all the family, toddlers and older kids. Brilliant having someone in every... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Aisling M
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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 it to life. Meet costumed characters on your way with traditional crafts to show, tales to tell and food to share.
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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2 Mellon Road | Castletown, Omagh BT78 5QU, Northern Ireland
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+44 28 8224 3292
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a must see. Our kids, 11&14, loved it. It was so informative and gave all of us a better understanding of the life of past generations

Thank Theresa R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great day out with all the family, toddlers and older kids. Brilliant having someone in every house made it more interesting for everyone. Definitely worth a visit and will be back again.

Thank Aisling M
Reviewed 4 days ago

Our first stop after leaving Derry. A grey overcast day with a bit of drizzle did not deter from our enjoyment. You start in the indoor museum that explains the history of the Irish people and then leads to their emigration to the :New World"....More

Thank 17KAG
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Having organised a holiday to stay in Donegal we were on the look out for attractions within an acceptable driving distance. Having been close to ten years since I had been to the museum I wanted to take my two year old and a friend...More

Thank Crooksi
Reviewed 6 days ago

very good depiction of the Irish leaving for the US and the reasons behind the different times, including the Titanic. Several houses and buildings with people in dress explaining different aspects of Irish life. includes what life might have been in the US on the...More

Thank world-gypsy-gal
Reviewed 1 week ago

Expected a lot more activities for the kids at the various stops and a lot more live theatre or interaction in the various stops or explanation or description of what we were looking at. My memories of a childhood visit were of a venue with...More

Thank Kieran H
Richard H, Front Office Manager at Ulster American Folk Park, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you very much for your feedback Kieran. We will ensure your comments are passed onto the Team members responsible for the delivery of programmes on the museum site for their information. We are sorry that your expectations weren't fully met and we thank you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with my son his girlfriend and our daughter we had a lovely day staff were informative stopped and bought sweets in the sweet shop got hot chocolate in the cafe on our way out loved it

Thank Daisynorthernireland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Brilliant day out kids loved got our picture taken in the old 1920 clothes great family day out thankyou

Thank portavogiecharlie
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent the afternoon with my wife and kids at the museum and thoroughly enjoyed it especially as each of the houses and buildings had period people to give you pieces of info about each building. Cracking day out

Thank Brian H
Reviewed 1 week ago

At the recommendation of friends we visited the Folk Park whilst staying in East Tyrone. A very well set up visitor centre and an extremely interesting place to visit - make sure that you allow sufficient time to complete the whole tour of the park....More

Thank Berlingo11
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Martina B
17 April 2017|
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Response from jad745 | Reviewed this property |
yes check on the Website for opening hours!
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Kennedy25
12 February 2017|
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Response from PETER M | Reviewed this property |
it was been usually the last week-end in august
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DebnDean2013
7 February 2017|
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Response from Dondewande | Reviewed this property |
I believe that the bus from Dublin to Derry goes past it after going through Strabane but you would need to check times carefully with bus eirin in Dublin.
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