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Fort Dunree Military Museum

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Address: Buncrana, Ireland
Phone Number: 00353 74 9361817
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A wonderful place to visit and stunning views. We got a small film at the beginning before walking about taking in the sights.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

A wonderful place to visit and stunning views. We got a small film at the beginning before walking about taking in the sights.

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Belfast
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We visited here on our way to Letterkenny and it is set on the most spectacular stretch of Donegal coast....Stunning to look at with great walks (lots of steps and quite steep in places) but worth it if you can manage it....the museum itself was a wealth of local military knowledge but would have been much better if all the... More 

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Wicklow, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Well worth travelling several narrow miles north of Buncrana to see this marvellous museum. The place updates regularly... the latest addition is a Panhard armoured car. The staff are friendly and knowledgeable, the kids will love it, and the scenery is beautiful looking out into the wild Atlantic beyond Fanad Lighthouse, where the gold bullion from the "Laurentic" was recovered...most... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

I've been to the museum recently and found that there is a miltary museum which details what the fort was used for. There are a variety of miltary unforms and old disused guns on display. Presently, there is a UN Irish Defence Force military display and an art exhibition in the adjacent exhibition centre. This is a place where you... More 

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Dundonald, Belfast.
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

There have been improvements since we visited before, making it an even better place to spend time. More walks have been added, more viewing points and more information boards. You could easily spend an entire day exploring. Very highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Absolutely love walking around the fort and checking out the museum. Take your time and enjoy every path around the hill.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

The day we went to the museum it was raining, so we didn't linger too long outside. Very interesting history and the museum itself held fascinating information about it's history. Two or three military vehicles were outside to look at, as were the various guns used for defence of the fort. A warm welcome and tea was had at the... More 

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Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

great walk and very interesting exhibits plus kids loved the guns, tanks and spooky buildings. we didn't actually pay and go through the gates there was plenty to see and do without it

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Dublin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Great place to visit. Steeped in military ' country' history. An amazing experience for both children and adults. Adults as a memory to what was, children as an aid to understanding what life was like during a turbulent time in irish history. Great to see buildings being used for the common good

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Went to dunree with a few biking buddies. The view of lough swilly and surrounding area was amazing. Place is a serious historical time warp lots of items in display from period when it was a British military base. Also lovely memorial to the men of innishowen who fought in 16th Irish division and 36th Ulster division during world war... More 

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Address: Buncrana, Ireland
Phone Number: 00353 74 9361817
Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  County Donegal  >  Buncrana

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