Donegal County Museum, Letterkenny

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Donegal County Museum (Irish: Músaem Chontae Dhún na nGall) is a county museum, officially recognised by the Government of Ireland as the best in the country. Located on High Road in Letterkenny, the building opened to the public in 1845 as the Warden's House of the Letterkenny Workhouse during the Famine. Its purpose is to collect, record, preserve, and display the material evidence and associated information of the history of Donegal.
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  • Superb displays giving straightforward information so all can grasp the information given.This is a well laid out museum and the staff are helpful and very knowledgable. I can recommend it being...  more »
  • Well worth a visit, this small museum is curated by friendly and helpful staff. There are a good range of exhibits for all the family to enjoy, particularly upstairs and the downstairs displays...  more »
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  • Very interesting place with some wonderful exhibits from the area-a hidden gem.
  • This is a small interesting museum, made excellent by the young woman at the reception desk who was knowledgeable and extremely helpful.

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