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Welcome to Donegal County Museum

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We hope you will discover the varied history and heritage of County Donegal


Donegal County Museum is based in a fine old stone building, which was once part of Letterkenny Workhouse, which opened in 1845. The Museum houses a substantial collection of artefacts relating to the history and heritage of County Donegal.

The first floor exhibition tells the story of Donegal from Prehistory to the Twentieth Century. Temporary exhibitions covering a wide range of topics are held in the ground floor gallery throughout the year, with something to suit all ages and interests.      

An event and education programme runs throughout the year on a wide variety of themes and topics. 


The role of Donegal County Museum is to collect, record, preserve, communicate and display for the use and enjoyment of the widest community possible, the material evidence and associated information of the history of  County Donegal.


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Admission Free

Opening Hours All year

Monday to Friday 10:00 to 16:30

Saturday 13:00 to 16:30

Closed for Lunch 12.30 – 13.00

 Closed on Public Holidays


Contact Details

Donegal County Museum
High Road
County Donegal
Tel: +353 74 9124613

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