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We offer a variety of interesting and accessible locations including the traditional shops and streets of 1900s Ballycultra Town with its silent cinema, schoolhouse, a pub, bank and the thatched cottages and farmsteads in the rural area. There are also photographic opportunities at the award-winning Transport Galleries where Ireland’s most comprehensive transport collections are displayed.

Car parking

There is car parking at Cultra Manor for up to 100 cars and further parking is available at the Folk & Transport museum.

Minimum Numbers

For weddings that are not included in current special offers, the minimum number is 100 guests in 2016.


The Ulster Folk & Transport Museum is located 7 miles east of Belfast, near Holywood, on the main Belfast to Bangor Road (A2), just 15 minutes outside Belfast City Centre with excellent access by road, rail and bus and close to Belfast City Airport.


There are a number of hotels close to the Ulster American Folk Park. For further information and special offers please visit

Marquee Sites

There are a number of marquee sites available at the Ulster Folk & Transport Museum if you are having large numbers at your wedding. These include:

Site 1: The lawn to the back of Cultra Manor

Site 2: The lawn to the side of the Manor or the front lawn of the Manor


We accept payment by bank transfer, credit card or cheque. Please note National Museums Northern Ireland cannot accept cash as payment for venue hire.

Contact Details

If you are interested in finding out more about getting married or holding your reception at one of National Museums Northern Ireland venues, please contact our Events Department on +44 (0) 28 9039 5108 or email