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Donegal County Museum


Donegal County Museum at High Road, Letterkenny was opened in 1987. The building once formed part of the town's Workhouse which was established for the relief of the poor duing the Great Famine of 1845-1850. 

The museum's function is to collect, preserve, record and display the material history of the County. The museum has over 8,000 artefacts dating from the prehistoric times to the present century. The Museum has two exhibition spaces, a conservation workshop, stores and administrative offices. The permanent display is housed in the Upper Gallery of the Museum while temporary exhibitions are housed on the ground floor. 

The County Museum Service monitors the welfare of the archaeological and historical sites and heritage development in the County.






High Road, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal, Ireland


+353 (0) 74 9124613