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At the Transport Museum you visit Ireland's most comprehensive transport collection of preserved transport. The transport museum is situated across the road from the Folk Museum between the Belfast to Bangor railway line and the seashore. There are three main gallery areas set within grounds of 40 acres.



Steam Locomotive No. 20  Steam Locomotive No. 20
Where can you see the Guinness steam locomotive on display? In the ‘Irish Railway Collection’ at the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum, Cultra. Which collection is this object part of ? Rail Transport. Why is the Guinness steam locomotive so important? It is a very unusual design w...

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Eason's Newsagent Kiosk Eason's Newsagent Kiosk
Where can you see Eason's Newsagents Kiosk on display? In the ‘Irish Railway Collection’ at the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum, Cultra. Which collection is this object part of ? Rail Transport. Why is Eason's Newsagents Kiosk so important. Railway travel was more comfortable and ...

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Transport Galleries Transport Galleries
The railway collection is housed in the largest single museum gallery space in Ireland. Steam locomotives, passenger carriages and goods wagons are combined with extensive railway memorabilia, interactive displays and visitor facilities including a children's play area (get close by clicking on t...

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Steam Locomotive No. 800 Steam Locomotive No. 800 "Maedb"
Where can you see 'Maedb' on display? In the ‘Irish Railway Collection’ at the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum, Cultra. Which collection is 'Maedb' part of? Rail Transport.Why is 'Maedb' so important? ‘Maedb’ (Maeve) was one of three locomotives designed and built in 1...

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McCandless Mule car McCandless Mule car
Where can you see this car on display? In the ‘Driven’ Exhibition in the Dalchoolin Galleries at the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum, Cultra. Which collection is this car part of? Road Transport. Why is this car so important? The McCandless Mule was a ‘Go Anywhere’ co...

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