Tower Museum

Places to See | Co. Londonderry, Northern Ireland.



The Tower Museum is one of Ireland’s top attractions and takes the visitor on a high-tech audio-visual narrative tour of the Story of Derry. From the first evidence of human habitation in 7000BC through to the troubles and the peace process, it is all here and exemplified by models and a wide range of artefacts.

The award winning museum and gallery in Northern Ireland is located within the city’s historic walls at Union Hall Place. Permanent exhibitions include The Story of Derry exhibition and An Armada Shipwreck – La Trinidad Valencera.

Derry city is one of the oldest inhabited settlements in Ireland and has a fascinating history. The Story of Derry exhibition at the Tower Museum uses a wide range of techniques and artefacts to narrate the story from monastic times, Plantation, Siege of Derry, through to the growth of Derry during the 18th and 19th centuries.  This is definitely a place to see in Derry City, in order that the visitor gets an understanding of its people and places.

Address: Tower Museum, Union Hall Place, Derry, Co. Londonderry BT48 6LU


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