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Where we are

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



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

Telephone number: +353 74 9124613




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Entrance Fees - Free Admission




  • It is mandatory to wear masks inside Donegal County Museum
  • Social Distancing is in place and all HSE Hygiene and Cleaning advice will be 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


Season:     All Year. Closed on Public and Bank Holidays


Opening Times:


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

Saturday                    1.00pm – 4.30pm (13.00 – 16.30) 

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



Group Bookings Necessary: Yes for Groups of 5 or more


Activities for Children / Families / Groups


'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.



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.


Car Parking: Yes, a ticket is required


Coach Parking: No


Disabled Access/Toilet: Yes




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