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Fort Dunree Military Museum

Buncrana, Ireland
+353 74 936 1817
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After looking on TripAdvisor my girlfriend and I decided to go and see fort dunree military museum... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2016
Patrick M
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Beautiful views are free , museum is not.

The views from outside the fort are spectacular. And free. The museum was €15 for two adults and... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2016
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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
  • Excellent52%
  • 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 3 October 2016 via mobile

After looking on TripAdvisor my girlfriend and I decided to go and see fort dunree military museum if you are interested in military history it's a must, I'm not really but have to say we really enjoyed it and great views from it

Thank Patrick M
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Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

The views from outside the fort are spectacular. And free. The museum was €15 for two adults and unless you're really into the history of the fort itself I probably wouldn't recommend it. But definitely enjoyed visiting it and admiring the amazing build of the...More

Thank blondepc
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

This museum was formerly the site of the British army in A commanding situation at the mouth of Lough Swilly, Co.Donegal. Ireland was given freedom about 5 years after the 1916 rising, which was remembered at Easter 2016 on its centenary. The current President Michael...More

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Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

We went on a Sunday and the main fort was closed and so was the café. We still had a great time walking around. There is lots of canons and old houses. The walk up to the top of the mountain was quiet long. The...More

Thank Cara H
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Reviewed 3 September 2016

This is set in a beautiful location at the entrance to Lough Swilly. The weather was very wet the day we visited, so we didn't get the full vista experience. I found the museum interesting enough, but it really the site and the walks that...More

Thank nodrognz
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Reviewed 2 September 2016

Really interesting place to visit for anyone interested in military history, you can really imagine what life was like when the fort was in use. Anyone visiting on a warm day should take a picnic as you could easily spend a lot of time here.

Thank Reah B
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Reviewed 28 August 2016

Didn't know what to expect with this place but the location itself on the entrance to Lough Swilly is absolutely beautiful. You can walk all over the area for free but the museum is 7 euro for adults. In the museum you get a video...More

Thank xyz49
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Reviewed 27 August 2016

Very interesting museum with lovely walks. There was a constant stream of visitors the day we were there but it didn't feel crowded.

Thank RyanRachel
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Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

this is one of the places I used to call to while working in innishowen. well worth a visit. what a view

Thank David R
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Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

I managed to find some sunshine and went to visit this fine museum. It's well worth a look and the staff were friendly and helpful. The view from the fort was amazing and the walks up around the top of the fort and worthwhile. The...More

Thank DamienKinsale
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