Museums in Donegal

  • Donegal County Museum

    Donegal County Museum

    The Donegal County Museum is housed in a stone building dating from 1845 which in darker days was a workhouse for the poor and destitute. Today it houses a large collection of artefacts from pre-history to modern times, with exhibitions on World War I and exhibits from the period known as "The Troubles" in Northern Ireland.
  • Fort Dunree Military Museum

    Fort Dunree Military Museum

    Come for the sea views and amazing coastline walks as for the military museum. Discover the military history of this fort from the time it was built by the British as a Royal Navy defensive position during the Napoleonic Wars including its role in World War II. Uniforms, artifacts, naval guns, mines, videos and modern interactive technology make it an interesting place to visit.
  • Glencolmcille Folk Village

    Glencolmcille Folk Village

    The curious visitor to Donegal can experience life as it was in this rural location in the 1700s, 1800s and 1900s. The thatched cottages are exact replicas of that era and they are furnished and equipped as they would have been back then. See how people lived, worked, cooked and entertained themselves and experience the warm welcome that characterises the people of Donegal.
  • Lifford Old Courthouse

    Lifford Old Courthouse

    The Old Courthouse in Lifford was built between 1746 and 1750. It also housed t…