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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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Myself and a few friends decided to go on a trip to Enniskillen and Omagh I had been to the folk... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Robert B
Days of Christmas past

Myself, my mother and my three children attended one of the days of Christmas past events. It was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MummyBear135
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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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  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“folk park” (110 reviews)
“outdoor museum” (15 reviews)
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2 Mellon Road | Castletown, Omagh BT78 5QU, Northern Ireland
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2 Mellon Road | Castletown, Omagh BT78 5QU, Northern Ireland
+44 28 8224 3292
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Myself and a few friends decided to go on a trip to Enniskillen and Omagh I had been to the folk park many years ago as a child and really enjoyed it, so decided to go again. When we arrived the staff where very friendly...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Myself, my mother and my three children attended one of the days of Christmas past events. It was fabulous. Enjoyed by my 1 and 3 year olds and my 8 year old too which is a hard thing to find. There was alot of interaction,...More

Thank MummyBear135
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whenever I visit Northern Ireland or the Republic of Ireland I am awed by the wonderful knowledge and appreciation the Irish people have of their history. Everywhere you go, from the corner pub to the grandest cathedrals, the Irish people will tell you spellbinding stories...More

Thank LMS39
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great for day out with children. Staff were friendly and helpful. Would go again when in Omagh. Loved the real fires.

Thank Sharon R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I remember being here as a child with the school and absolutely hated it. Brought my children here thinking it would have been more interesting but wasnt.More

Thank Christmaslover999
Richard H, Manager at Ulster American Folk Park, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review of your recent visit to the Folk Park. We are sorry that the experience was not an enjoyable one for you. If you would please take a moment to outline in more detail the areas where you felt the experience...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A well thought out theme park, with the history of the mass emigration unfolding in an interesting and sensitive way. The history park is great fun, with the little cottages sharing the lives of the folk who lived in them. All the children I have...More

Thank 325megan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic trip to the folk park - tasteful and authentic! The children were entranced with the elf making the shoes for the reindeers in the forge and when the magic dust went in..... you can only imagine the excitement. The schoolhouse was lively,...More

Thank tyronetraveller2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This kind of historical 'walk though time' should exist someplace in the U.S. as well. You get a chance to walk through and experience areas that represent periods of time from hundreds of years ago to more modern times. Walk into a printer's shop and...More

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Reviewed 1 December 2017

Great window into days gone by, very engaging characters in the buildings and brilliant lessons for kids in an awesome setting. Definitely worth the entrance price.

Thank Conor O
Reviewed 8 November 2017

This is truly a haven of information. It is a great day out experience if you are with family, friends home on holiday or a school trip. It could also be a team building adventure for workplace colleagues. Different times of the year this place...More

Thank maureen m
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Sabina B
4 November 2017|
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Response from DianaJoan | Reviewed this property |
Senior Citizen £7. Student £7 Family Ticket Adult £9 Child £5.50 Under five child free. I found this on a previous posting. The British Pound converts around 1.35 to the US dollar.
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Shirley F
2 November 2017|
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Response from Denis F | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry I cannot help you. I was only there for a day, but this might help you. Omagh Tourist informmation Tel 028 8224 7831.
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Leeanne101
14 October 2017|
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Response from Richard H | Property representative |
Thanks for your question. A tour of the museum is suitable for visitors of all ages and sizes. Groups, couples, families or on your own. The current admission charge for adults is £9.00 per person. Thanks again for your... More
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