Ulster American Folk Park (Omagh) Reviews
Description:Castletown, Omagh, County Tyrone, BT78 5QY, Northern Ireland. Tel: +44 (028 82) 243292. Outdoor museum which tell ... more
Newest Review: ... museum wing off to the side of the main lobby. It is possible to spend 30 minutes or so long in this area, although on observation it seems that not many people do. Once out in the folk park, you will feel as if you are actually back in older times. And that's because there is nothing to suggest it is anything less than genuine. Better still - it actually is. Some of the buildings are in ... more
Customer Ulster American Folk Park (Omagh) Reviews (3)
by - written on 10/06/10, updated on 10/06/10 (Very useful, 51 readings)
The Ulster American Folk park has to be one of the underrated tourist attractions of Northern Ireland. First of all, it's an outdoor museum - just to clear up any misconceptions. Secondly, while out of the way a little, it is an ideal stopover for half a day on your way to/from Tyrone/Fermanagh. Admission, at £6.65 for adults, and £3.85 for children or concessions, is decent value by Northern Irish standards. Before you even enter the folk park itself, there is an extensive and very impressively presented museum wing off to the side of the main lobby. It is possible to spend 30 minutes or so long in this area, although on observation it seems that ... Read the complete review
by - written on 15/05/09 (Useful, 56 readings)
Ulster American Folk Park, Omagh, Northern Ireland (Folk Park) I first went to the folk park around ten years ago and I loved it! I live just around one hour away from it (Cookstown). When I went it was one saturday and I went with me, My Mother, Father and Sister! When I first went i was thinking this is going to be an awful day out, Why would I want to go and see how old people went to america? Then when I got there it was one of the best days I was out with my family. It was soo interesting too! It starts off where the the boy was born at the house. Then it goes on to the boat (Coffin Ships). Then it when you have finished walking through the boat you are ... Read the complete review
by - written on 17/07/01, updated on 17/07/01 (Very useful, 100 readings)
A great day out for all. The Ulster American Folk park is situated 3 ½ miles from Omagh town and the opening times from April to September are Monday to Saturday 10.30 to 4.30 and closes at 6.00 on Sundays and Public Holidays the price for a family is £10.00 . The wed site address is www.folkpark.com , e-mail's firstname.lastname@example.org. There is also many special events on all over the summer months check the wed site for details. The museum celebrate the emigration to North America of over 2 Million people of Ireland over the last 200 years. An event that has truly shaped modern history especially modern Irish history. The Park is divided in to 3 parts the first is ... Read the complete review
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