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Ulster Transport Museum

Embark on a celestial stroll like never before! Wander from the blazing Sun to mystifying Mars — all on the grounds of the Ulster Transport Museum.

Visit the inner planets

Journey to Ulster Transport Museum where you can undertake an expedition through the inner planets. You'll be astonished as you discover that the planets are meticulously designed to a scale of 591 million to 1.

At this scale... Earth and Moon are merely a single step apart!

For more information get in touch with Ulster Transport Museum.

Venture to our favourite dwarf planet

Extend your adventure beyond Mars! During museum opening hours, you can access the coastal path to continue your cosmic exploration all the way to Pluto on Bangor Pier using our immersive augmented reality app.

Plan Your Visit

Getting Here

https://www.translink.co.uk/ti...By Car

You can use their free car park, which is just a short walk from the museum entrance. You can find directions to the museum here.

By Train

You can reach the Transport Museum from Belfast using the Bangor to Portadown line. Disembark at Cultra station and it's a short walk to the museum. Please note that the main route to the museum site from this train stop is not accessibility friendly. Plan your journey on Translink’s website.

By Bus

The museum is also serviced by bus with a stop next to the car park. Plan your journey on Translink’s website.

Visiting the Museum

There are two main buildings, the 'A Galleries' and the 'B Galleries'.

In the 'A Galleries' you will find a fascinating collection of steam engines, cars, buses and trams from the mid-19th century to the present day. Tickets can be pre-booked, or you can pay on arrival.

In the ‘B Galleries’ you will find space-themed surprises and activities, all part of the trail experience, as well as museum displays featuring racing cars and our iconic DeLorean.

Please note, the museum is closed on Mondays.

Download Trail App

Enhance your journey with our extraordinary augmented reality app that will take you all the way to Pluto. Note, access to the coastal path is only available during museum opening hours.

Track your steps through the solar system, collect space souvenirs, upload a star to the 'Universe of Us' and learn all about the solar system during your visit.

Getting Here

North Down
Ulster Transport Museum
153 Bangor Rd
BT18 0EU