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Fort Dunree Military Museum

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Address: , Buncrana, Ireland
Phone Number: 00353 74 9361817
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Fantastic day out, worth a visit

Brilliant day out, views spectacular. History well documented. Definitely worth a visit and i would highly recommend. Small coffee shop on site. Views need to be scene.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

Brilliant day out, views spectacular. History well documented. Definitely worth a visit and i would highly recommend. Small coffee shop on site. Views need to be scene.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

What a place!, if you like old abandoned places, great views, nice walks or military museums then you'll love Fort Dunree! The museum is fairly interesting with a cinema showing the history of the fort, many displays of material left over from its use and old guns still on display, but you do have to pay to enter the actual... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

A scenic trip as we headed up north near Malin head, we stopped at Dunree Fort and were amazed at the cannons and searchlights on show. Definitely somewhere to bring young and old enthusiasts alike. Tip: cross the ferry from Buncrana to Rathmullan and drive through Ramelton.

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

For its location alone, this is somewhere to visit. Even outside opening hours, the general area where the fort is situated is accessible, so you can stroll along one of the designate walks and simply admire its sheer beauty. The artefacts in the museum are very interesting, although I didn't feel there was a coherent story to the displays (sometimes,... More 

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Hawick, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Drove over from Donegal to visit with my teenage son whilst on holiday. The Fort is situated in a most gorgeous part of the world with stunning views across the swilly. The museum is interesting with lots of exhibits but we were disappointed that the electronic interactive parts were all not working. The guns dotted around the place were great... More 

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northern ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Called by this place whilst staying in buncrana down the coast . Beautiful views of lough swilly from the fort. Watched a ten min video about the fort in the museum before walking round the site and had an enjoyable couple of hours . The weather was on our side with the sun out which made the visit more enjoyable

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Interesting morning spent here with hubby and 2 teenage boys. Great museum and beautiful views....definitely worth a visit...staff really helpful and pleasent too.

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Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015 via mobile

Great day out with the kids loads to see and do. This place is a must visit if you are in the area. Wonderful views with lovely beaches near by.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

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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