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Visit Donegal County Museum

 

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Where we are

The Museum is on the High Road in Letterkenny, Co Donegal, Ireland. It is in an  large old stone building that was once part of the Letterkenny Workhouse and is opposite the Revenue office.

 

Contacts

Address: Donegal County Museum, High Road, Letterkenny, Co Donegal, Ireland

Telephone number: +353 74 9124613.

Email: museum@donegalcoco.ie

 

 

Click to Open Museum Brochure 

 

Donegal County Museum is currently closed to the public due to Covid 19 restrictions.

 

 

 

Entrance Fees - Free Admission

 

 PLEASE NOTE

 

  • It is mandatory to wear masks inside Donegal County Museum
  • Social Distancing is in place and all HSE Hygiene and cleaning advice will be strickly adhered to. Sanitisation units are available throughout the museum.
  • Please follow the safety signage in place; we wish you to enjoy your visit
  • Booking is required for Groups of 5 or more.
  • On Saturdays, only the Ground Floor Gallery is open

 

Season:     All Year. Closed on Public Holidays

 

Opening Times:

 

Monday – Friday       10.00am – 4.30pm (10.00 - 16.30)

Saturday                    1.00pm – 4.30pm (13.00 – 16.30) (Ground Floor Gallery only)

Closed for lunch        12.30pm - 1.00pm (12.30 – 13.00)

 

 

Group Bookings Necessary: Yes for Groups of 5 or more

 

 

 

Researchers: Researchers are welcome by booking an appointment in advance.

 

 

Average Visit Length: 45 minutes

 

 

Exhibitions: History of Donegal from Stone Age to Twentieth Century. Various temporary exhibitions and events all year round.

 

 

Multi Lingual Information Guide: A Guide to the first Floor exhibition is available in French, Spanish and Polish.

 

 

Activities for Children / Families / Groups

 Please Note that these are currently unavailable due to  Covid-19 Regulations

'Donegal Museum Detectives' is a fun and educational family backpack which encourages and engages children and families to discover more about the history of County Donegal. The 'Donegal Museum Detectives' backpack is available to borrow free of charge by visitors to the Museum. It contains a variety of activities including objects to handle, which have been designed to engage children and families with the CountyMuseum exhibitions.

 

 

Car Parking: Yes

 

Coach Parking: No

 

Disabled Access/Toilet: Yes

 

 

 

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