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With its excellent leisure centres, cinemas and indoor play areas, the county is well equipped to kep the kids and the parents entertained - even on a day when the sun doesn't shine. Donegal's great parks, open top farms and adventure playgrounds mean you will never be stuck for a fun filled time!

Inishowen Maritime Museum & Planetarium

Old Coastguard Station, Greencastle

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The Inishowen Maritime Museum and Planetarium is located in the old Coast Guard Station, only 100 yards from the Lough Foyle Ferry landing at Greencastle Harbour, County Donegal.

Attractions include extensive nautical exhibits, memorabilia, photographs, models, modern and ancient maritime equipment and Irish boats from six to fifty feet. The state of the art planetarium features accurate depictions of our night skies and multi media presentations depicting fantastic educational voyages through the universe. The Harbour Side Cafe and a souvenir gift shop are also found on the premises.


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Opening Hours

Current Summer Opening Hours (May-September)

Monday – Saturday 9.30-5.30pm

Sunday – 12.00-5.30pm

Winter Opening Hours
Monday to Friday 9.15am to 5.30pm
Last Admissions – 5pm


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