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Ulster American Folk Park
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Immerse yourself in the story of Irish emigration at the museum that brings it to life. 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. Meet an array of costumed characters on your way with traditional crafts to show, tales to tell and food to share.

The indoor exhibition at the Ulster American Folk Park examines life in Ulster in the 18th and 19th centuries. It reveals the reasons behind the exodus and shows how the settlers adapted to and impacted on, a new and unfamiliar environment.

The ultimate in living history, the outdoor museum brings to life people’s daily routines and activities in both the Old and New Worlds. Notable buildings include the famous Mellon Homestead, as well as buildings from America which have been relocated to the museum. An Ulster street, complete with

original shop fronts, and an American street have been reconstructed alongside a full-scale dockside galley and ship, the Brig Union. Together they recreate the conditions that many thousands of emigrants experienced before, during and after the arduous Atlantic crossing.

Opening times

Mar - Sept: Tues-Sun, 10:00-17:00

Oct - Feb: Tues-Fri, 10:00-16:00 & Sat-Sun, 11:00-16:00

Closed on Monday except Bank Holidays

Tuesday to Friday 10:00 to 16:00. Saturday and Sunday 11:00 to 16:00.

Monday closed (except for Bank holidays)

March to September:

Tuesday to Sunday 10.00 to 17.00.

Monday closed (except for Bank holidays)

*The Museum is open on Bank Holiday Mondays throughout the year

Price list

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Facilities

  • Family Discount
  • Baby Changing facilities
  • Parking Available
  • Credit/Debit Cards Accepted
  • Euro Accepted
  • Picnic Area
  • Toilets
  • Gift Shop
  • Tea-room/Cafe onsite

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Facilities

Facilities

  • Family Discount
  • Baby Changing facilities
  • Parking Available
  • Credit/Debit Cards Accepted
  • Euro Accepted
  • Picnic Area
  • Toilets
  • Gift Shop
  • Tea-room/Cafe onsite
  • Dogs accepted by arrangement
  • Accept Groups/Coach Parties
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Ulster American Folk Park

Address
2 Mellon Road Castletown
Omagh
County Tyrone
BT78 5QU
Phone number
T: (028) 8224 3292
Email
Web Address
www.nmni.com/uafp
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