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Conferences & Meetings

Irish Railway Gallery


The Irish Railway Collection at the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum is one of the finest in Europe and is housed in the largest single museum gallery space in Ireland. The collection tells the story of over 150 years of railway history and is a spectacular setting for conferences, meetings, lectures and seminars, surrounded by steam locomotives, passenger carriages and goods wagons.

Capacity Theatre Banquet Reception Boardroom Floor Space (m2)
Irish Railway Gallery 350 300 500-600 - 628

Cultra Manor


Located in the very heart of the museum, this was one of the last mansions of the landed gentry to be built in Ireland. The Kennedy Room is ideal for a plenary conference while the Drawing Room, Dining Room and Study are available for smaller meetings. Cultra Manor is equipped with essential audio visual equipment and it's possible to hire the entire manor for your conference with private access to the surrounding grounds. Guests can also enjoy a visit to the Folk & Transport Museum pre or post conference.

Capacity Theatre Banquet Reception Boardroom Floor Space (m2)
Kennedy Room 200 150 210 40 184
Drawing Room 100 70-80 120 25 87
Dining Room - 18 - 18 53
Study 25 - 30 - 27

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