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Fort Dunree Military Museum

Buncrana, Ireland
+353 74 936 1817
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Great Value for family and surrounded by beautiful beaches

Fantacstic Value and Spectacular Views Great historical articfacts and some great Military Weapons... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2012
TheTravelGem
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Donegal, Ireland
Very interesting

Visited Dunree fort and Muesum . There is plenty to see if you like military collections . There is... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2012
Paula M
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Belfast
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Fort Dunree is situated 7 miles outside Buncrana on the Inishowen Peninsula, housing a Military Museum, Wildlife Discovery Room, Coffee Shop, stunning walks and majestic views of Lough Swilly it is a must for every visitor to Donegal
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  • Very good39%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Buncrana, Ireland
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Reviewed 29 August 2012

Fantacstic Value and Spectacular Views Great historical articfacts and some great Military Weapons on display, near by are great walks and beeches totally recommended. 10/10

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Reviewed 27 August 2012

Visited Dunree fort and Muesum . There is plenty to see if you like military collections . There is collections from around the European military from Nazi badges to uniforms , guns , missiles , interesting information and a letter from THE Spike Milligan .!...More

Thank Paula M
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Reviewed 9 August 2012

Sadly got there too late to go in (last entrance 4.15- close 5) , but a fab stopping off point and view. There is a cafe too.

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Reviewed 8 August 2012

Very interesting site.Watch the film on the history od Dunree before you explore the site.Really enjoyed visit and had lovely cup tea in onsite coffee house.

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Reviewed 4 August 2012

I just happened upon this fort at the estuary of Lough Swilly by accident...what a great discovery. There are beautiful walks around, and views of Lough Swilly. The museum is really interesting with an unusually helpful attendant. It's a fascinating place, with a great history,...More

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Reviewed 3 August 2012

Amazing views, great location. Some improvements are required, especially on the exhibition items , but overall the place is well worth a visit.

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Reviewed 24 July 2012

A mini version of the jersey tunnels! Quite eerie due to the number of delerelict,abandoned military buildings around the site, unfortunately the cliff walk was closed off while we were there ,apparently it is a good place for whale spotting,

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Reviewed 22 July 2012

My husband loves all things military. They done a good job with this. Worth the visit

Thank PODD1
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Reviewed 17 July 2012

Visited here late one afternoon and spent two hours exploring the ruined buildings and the hill, never did venture in to the actual museum and didn't feel the lack! The locally made buns and a cup of tea in the coffee shop were a much...More

Thank Kevin H
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Reviewed 17 July 2012

If you are interested in history and things of yesteryear then Fort Dunree near Buncrana is worth a visit. Situated on the banks of Lough Swilly this Military Museum will take you back to how it was. The views from the site are amazing as...More

1  Thank ClaireK10
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