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Heritage Walk Challenge - Letterkenny

Turf Hunt App

Take a walk around the heritage sites of Letterkenny. Using your smartphone, you will have to find locations using your map and collect treasures as you go to win the game!

Smartphone Heritage Hunt Game

Donegal County Museum invites you to join a multiplayer smart phone game where you take an interactive  heritage hunt through Letterkenny’s historic centre, discovering the town’s history from a different perspective. Using the latest location-based gaming technology you will join a team of explorers tasked with discovering historic locations to complete interactive challenges. Who will discover the most treasure along the trail?

All ages welcome. Smart phone with mobile data required.

The Heritage Hunt is part of CINE Project EU using Locatify platform.

Letterkenny is the only location in Ireland using this technology. 

It is based on the heritage trail of the town  - including the panels at the  museum, market square, cathedral square, and  port bridge.
You can do it on your own or family / groups can compete against each other . There are 14 locations starting at the museum , on  down Main Street, up Market Square, Cathedral Square and over to the ETB and back to Museum. 

*App is free to download but data is required because it location based so you have to move to pick up the locations.

General Info :

•    Game starts at Donegal County Museum
•    Walking as a group along Main Street to Market Square
•    Up to the Cathedral Quarter
•    Back to the Famine Memorial next to Donegal County Museum

Children should be accompanied by adults at all times.
Players must take extra care of safety around roads when using a smart phone.

Download information:

  • Call into Donegal County Museum to download the App
  • Download the 'TurfHunt' App on your smartphone from Google Play Store or the AppStore

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