Book Tickets

behind the scenes: library and archives

Discover beautiful books, manuscripts, diaries and first-hand records in this special guided tour from our Library & Archives Manager

Book Tickets
Library & Archives at the folk museum
Saturday 5th October
11:00 to 12:30
Age group

Our Library & Archives are a largely unknown treasure trove for the curious, with a seemingly unending amount to explore!

Join us for a special tour from Library & Archives Manager, Donal McAnallen, and discover beautiful books, manuscripts, maps, diaries, illustrations and first-hand recorded accounts from the National Museums NI archives. Expect to see archives related to every topic you can imagine from Ulster’s past – music, folklore, nature, art, industry, agriculture and ways of life long gone. 

What to know 

  • Please note, this tour is suitable for ages 16 and over. 
  • Your ticket includes admission to the Folk Museum for the day.
  • We'll get in touch with  access information before the tour. 
  • If you have accessibility questions or concerns please contact us on [email protected] in advance.