Donegal Railway Heritage Centre is considered one of the county’s hidden gems and is located just 300 metres from Donegal Town Centre.
Donegal had the largest narrow-gauge railway network in the British Isles, and uniquely, amongst steam engines and railcars, operated one of the first railway vehicles with an internal combustion engine in the world. This fascinating museum celebrating Donegal’s railway heritage, is based in one of the few remaining original station houses, which opened in 1889. The museum comprises of railway rolling stock, interesting artefacts, displays, a video presentation, model railways, a reference library, a shop and much more, including that famous Donegal welcome!
Open Monday-Saturday from 10:00-17:00 | Sunday 11:30-4pm (April-September) or by appointment.
Tel: (074) 9722655