Donegal County Museum

Donegal County Museum is based in a fine old stone building, which was once part of the Letterkenny Workhouse, opened in 1845. The museum houses a fascinating range of artefacts covering all aspects of life in County Donegal from the Stone Age to the 20th Century.

Open Year Round.

Admission is Free.

Letterkenny, Co. Donegal (See Map Below)

LEARN ABOUT LIFE IN DONEGAL FROM THE STONE AGE TO THE 20TH CENTURY

Donegal County Museum is based in a fine old stone building, which was once part of the Letterkenny Workhouse, opened in 1845. The museum houses a fascinating range of artefacts covering all aspects of life in Donegal from the Stone Age to the 20th Century. A series of temporary exhibitions are held throughout the year covering a variety of topics with something to suit all ages and interests. Talks and events are held throughout the year.
 

Fun for Kids!

Children's Activity Trails and 'Donegal Museum Detective' Backpacks are available to borrow free of charge for visiting children. The North West Film Archive and Island Archive are also available for viewing in the Museum. These digital archives contain a wide range of film material relating to the counties of Derry and Donegal and the islands off County Donegal. Access to the archive is free of charge.
 

Location

The museum is located on High Road - opposite the Revenue Office and across from the Old Orchard Inn.


Donegal County Museum Location:

The Great Famine and Donegal Museum

The building the Donegal County Museum is housed in once formed part of the town's workhouse which was established for the relief of the poor during the Great Famine of 1845-1850.

Always Check Opening Times

The opening times on this website are as provided to us.These can change. It is ALWAYS advisable to check open days and times directly with the attraction before you visit.

Visitor Information

Donegal County Museum
High Road, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal
T. +353 (0)74 912 4613
E: museum@Donegalcoco.ie

 
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OPENING TIMES 2016

Open Year Round

Monday - Friday 10:00 - 16:30
Saturday 13:00 - 16:30
Closed for lunch 12:30 - 13:00

Closed: Public Holidays & Sundays.

Last admission 30 minutes before closing time.

Approx Visit Duration: 60 minutes

 

OUR TICKET PRICES 2015

  • Adults / Children: Admission is Free. No tickets are required. Enjoy!
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  • LANGUAGES

Leaflets available in Polish, Spanish, Irish and French.

PARKING

Limited free car parking outside. Coach parking nearby.

WHEELCHAIR ACCESS

Wheelchair accessible with accessible toilet.  

Note: Opening times may be subject to change.

Indoor (all weather) Family Friendly Wheelchair Access Car Parking at Attraction Assistance / Guide Dogs Permitted
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