UFTM Library and Document Archive

The Library and documentary archive of the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum has been accumulated to support the various subjects and collecting interest of the Museum. These include, domestic life and architecture, transport, textiles, folklore, local history, language and culture. The Library has a book collection of some 25,000 volumes and holds two hundred periodical titles. The document archive is very extensive and covers all areas of the Museum's interests with the transport section being of particular importance. It includes the Harland & Wolff ship plan collection and associated material which now comprises over three hundred thousand items.


The strength of the collection derives from the comprehensive nature of its subject coverage. Patricular highlights of the collection includes the extant archive of Harland & Wolff ship plans, including that of the Titanic, and a complete series of Lloyds Registers.

Physical characteristics

Approx. 25,000 volumes, 200 periodical titles, 500,000 documents.

Description or Catalogue

Manual card catalogue available for consultation in UFTM Library reading room.


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Added by Ulster Folk and Transport Museum | Last updated on: 18 May 2021