Culture

Headhunters Barber Shop & Railway Museum

Northern Ireland, Ireland
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About this experience

How many places can you get a haircut and explore the golden age of steam travel at the same time?

The Johnston family’s decision to combine their traditional barbers skills with their interest in local railway history has led to one of the most unique and fascinating attractions in Northern Ireland.

Today, Headhunters Barber Shop & Railway Museum boasts one of the largest collections of Irish railway memorabilia on display. Starting at the reconstructed booking office, where the ticket collector invites you to step on board, your journey recreates railway travel through Fermanagh and the border counties until the closure of the lines in 1957, with lovingly created exhibits like the Station Master’s office, booking office and signal box.

You’ll find an absorbing range of...

Specifications
  • Destination

    Northern Ireland

  • Country

    Ireland

  • Type of experience

    Culture

  • Best time to visit

    • Autumn
    • Summer
  • Nearby stations

    • Belfast International Airport
    • Port of Belfast
    • Belfast Great Victoria Street railway station

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