Creatively displaying one of Europe’s largest and most comprehensive transport collections

The Transport Museum creatively displays one of Europe’s largest and most comprehensive transport collections, from horse-drawn carriages to Irish built motor cars and from the mighty steam locomotives that graced our railways to the history of ship and aircraft building. At the Museum’s Titanic exhibition visitors can discover over 500 original artefacts and 35 loan objects from RMS Titanic including the 6m long original ship plans. Climb on and off majestic steam locomotives or experience the sensation of flight in the Transport Museum bursting with horse drawn carriages, electric trams, motorbikes, fire-engines and vintage cars. Discover more than 500 original artefacts at TITANICa and loan objects from RMS Titanic recovered from the bottom of the icy Atlantic and the original ship plans.

  • Discover how people travelled in times past
  • Irish Rail Gallery
  • Titanic exhibition
  • Driven exhibition
  • Land, Sea & Sky gallery
  • Road Transport gallery

Opening Times:

Mar to Sept, Tue to Sun 10:00–17:00

Oct to Feb, Tue to Fri 10:00–16:00

Sat to Sun 11:00–16:00

Closed Mon except Bank Holidays


Admission Prices 2020:

Adult: £9.00

Concession £7.00

Child: £5.50

Child (U5): Free

Useful Information

Check out their range of facilities, services, accessibility and other useful information.

LANGUAGES: Printed information guides available in English, Irish, Chinese, Ulster Scots, Japanese, French, Italian, Polish and German

DINING / REFRESHMENTS: The Midland Kiosk (seats 80) in the Transport Museum serves cold snacks and hot and cold beverages.

PICNICS: Picnic areas are located throughout the museum.

SHOPPING: The General Transport Galleries shop has a transport theme and has a wide range of items from toy trains to Titanic-related merchandise, plus a selection of intriguing transport-related books.

PARKING: Free car and coach parking on-site.

ACCESSIBILITY: Many areas of the museum are fully accessible including all galleries, shops and catering areas. It is not possible to provide physical access to the upper floors of some buildings without compromising the accuracy of the historical experience. Accessible toilets. Wheelchairs and mobility scooters are available to borrow and should be pre-booked in advance.

GROUPS: Group rates available (minimum 15 people). Pre-booking required.





Getting There

Ulster Transport Museum is approximately 11km (7 miles), or 15 minutes, east of Belfast City Centre on the main Belfast to Bangor Road (A2), near Holywood. George Best Belfast City Airport is less than a 10 minute drive away.

Map Location: 54.653849, -5.801829
Contact Ulster Transport Museum

153 Bangor Road, Cultra Holywood, Co. Down, Northern Ireland  BT18 0EU

T: +44 (0)28 9042 8428
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