Inishowen Maritime Museum

Old Coast Guard Station, Inishowen, Greencastle, Donegal
Tel:074-9381363

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Inishowen Maritime Museum & Planetarium is located at the Old Coast Guard station over looking Greencastle Harbour on the banks of the beautiful Lough Foyle. It is situated beside the Lough Foyle ferry entrance; this passenger/car ferry service runs between Greencastle and Magilligan, Co. Derry

Inishowen Maritime Museum & Planetarium is located at the Old Coast Guard station over looking Greencastle Harbour on the banks of the beautiful Lough Foyle. It is situated beside the Lough Foyle ferry entrance; this passenger/car ferry service runs between Greencastle and Magilligan, Co. Derry

The Museum

Museum Themes

  • Basking Shark
  • Faces From the Past
  • The Rocket Cart
  • Malin Head Radio Station
  • Sea Captains
  • The Drontheim Boat
  • Irish Navy Service
  • La Trinidad Valencera
  • Inishowen Maritime Memorial
  • Lighthouses
  • Foyle Pilots
  • Atlantic War
  • B17 Bomber
  • Emigration
  • Shipwrecks
  • Greencastle Ferry

 

New Planetarium

NEW FULL DOME DIGITAL THEATER COMPLETED!

Gift & Tackle Shop

The museum features a well-stocked gift shop where you can browse items ranging from nautical toys through exquisite model ships to reproductions of antique brass compasses and other navigator’s tools.

Greencastle

Greencastle takes its name from the castle, built in 1305 by Richard de Burgo…

Tea Shop

Great coffee, tea, minerals, scones, a tempting variety of pastries, traybakes and a WiFi Hotspot.

Open May through September

(Open by prior booking at other times.)

Admission Fees:

Adult : Museum Admission: €5.00

Adult: Museum & Planetarium Admission Combined: €10.00

Children and students a: €3.00 for Museum, €6.00 for Museum & Planetarium Senior Citizens: €4.00 Museum , €8.00 For Museum & Planetarium

(Additional charge if attending more than one planetarium show)

Family & Group rates available

Opening hours

Summer Opening Hours (Easter-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

Latitude: 55.1999547

Longitude: -6.9827929