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Ulster Folk and Transport Museum

DESCRIPTION

Heterogeneous collections related to local studies and folkways. 42 vernacular exhibit buildings. Transport galleries include trains, buses, cars. Shipbuilding archives include Titanic. Objects and oral records relating to the linen industry.

DESCRIPTION CONT

Photographic collections include many images of historic topographical interest.

CONCEPT

architecture ; historic buildings ; architectural heritage ; vernacular architecture ; transport ; history ; linen industry ; shipping ; shipyards ; aeronautical engineering factories ; civil engineering

NAME

Green, WA ; Harland & Wolff ; Bombardier Shorts

PLACE

Ulster, Ireland

TIME

19th -

ACCUMULATION DATE

1960 -

CONTENTS DATE

19th -

LANGUAGE

English

PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS

Landscaped vernacular buildings. Transport galleries. Library includes archives, oral records, plans, drawings and photographs.

TYPE

Collection, Museum, Library, Archive, Text, Image, Sound, PhysicalObject

ACCRUAL STATUS

Open

STRENGTHS

Unique in setting and content

SUB COLLECTION

Exhibit Buildings Archive

OWNER

National Museums Northern Ireland (NMNI)

POSTAL ADDRESS

Ulster Folk and Transport Museum Cultra, Holywood, Co Down, BT18 0EU, Northern Ireland

URL

National Museums Northern Ireland Click here for Live link ; UFTM: Click here for Live link

ACCESS CONDITIONS

Charge for entry to museums. Access to library is free but various archives and collections have different access conditions. Telephone ahead. A substantial and growing proportion of the collection is available online. Photographic prints and digital reproductions may be purchased through the NMNI picture library.

ADMINISTRATOR

Roger Dixon, Librarian, Ulster Folk and Transport Museum ; Phone: 028 9039 5130; Fax: 028 9042 8728 ; Email address: roger.dixon@nmni.com