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ULSTER AMERICAN FOLK PARK IS FABULOUS AT FORTY
Wednesday 6 Jul 2016
Omagh's premier tourist attraction has marked its 40th birthday with a busy week of celebrations at the Ulster American Folk Park outside Omagh.

From Here To The White House: Ulster American Folk Park's New Exhibition Reveals Ulster-American Presidents
Wednesday 29 Jun 2016
While there is much talk about the current US presidential election, a new exhibition at the Ulster American Folk Park is encouraging visitors to remember US Presidents of bygone years – and their Ulster roots.

New Exhibition Celebrating The Work Of Gerard Dillon Opens At The Ulster Museum
Thursday 26 May 2016
An exhibition featuring the work of Gerard Dillon has opened at the Ulster Museum to mark a century since the artist’s birth. Born in west Belfast in 1916, Gerard Dillon became one of the most celebrated Irish artists of the twentieth century.

Engines At The Ready For Museum’s Letstance Show And Shine Event
Thursday 12 May 2016
The Ulster Folk & Transport Museum is set to host one of the largest car shows in Northern Ireland this year. Organised in partnership with the Letstance Car Club, the Letstance Show and Shine event will take place on the grounds of the Transport Museum at Cultra on Sunday 22nd May from 10am – 5pm.

Ulster Museum Marks 1916’s Pivotal Year With Unique Centenary Exhibition
Thursday 24 Mar 2016
A new exhibition exploring the Easter Rising and the Battle of the Somme opens to the public tomorrow (25 March) at the Ulster Museum.

Journey in History: American Civil War Buggy Display
Thursday 7 Jan 2016
The Ulster American Folk Park has launched its 40th anniversary year by exhibiting an exceptional object. Visitors can see the American Civil War buggy which belonged to a priest from County Armagh and learn of the fascinating story behind it.

Grow Wild - City of Wildflowers
Monday 12 Oct 2015
Vote Now! Belfast City Council been selected to go head to head in a public vote with two other local sites to become the Grow Wild flagship site in Northern Ireland.

‘Rail’ Tales: Storytelling Kiosk Opens At The Ulster Folk & Transport Museum
Monday 12 Oct 2015
The Ulster Folk & Transport Museum’s Rail Gallery added a new attraction today – a new purpose-built storytelling kiosk.

Celebrating Older People: Museums Mark Silver Sunday
Monday 28 Sep 2015
The Ulster Museum, Ulster Folk & Transport Museum and the Ulster American Folk Park are marking Silver Sunday, 4th October, with a programme of age friendly events.

New Exhibition By Paul Seawright Opens
Wednesday 16 Sep 2015
A new exhibition by internationally renowned photographer Paul Seawright, exploring contemporary conflict and its portrayal by US television news studios, has opened at the Ulster Museum.

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