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Fort Dunree Military Museum

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Address: Buncrana, Ireland
Phone Number: 00353 74 9361817
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Such history!

A fantastic trip back in time! The fort and surroundings give a great sense of what it must have been like to be stationed there. The scenery too is breathtaking. Allow a good... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

A fantastic trip back in time! The fort and surroundings give a great sense of what it must have been like to be stationed there. The scenery too is breathtaking. Allow a good couple of hours at least to take in everything.

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Randalstown, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

We went on an organised trip to Fort Dunree in October 2014. We managed to pick the most dismal day, rain! rain! rain!, apart from the weather the museum itself was very good. The scenery surrounding the Forte and the Fortes location is fantastic! The views are spectacular and any budding photographers would have a field day! You get to... More 

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Omagh, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
6 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

The story and history of this vital military outpost it worth hearing and the artifacts excellently displayed. It is a very wind swept location wrap up well on a cold day.

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Lifford
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

A very interesting historic military museum. There is also a free museum of military items on loan from Rockhill House. There are nice walks around it and beautiful views over Lough Swilly

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Donegal Town, Ireland
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34 reviews 34 reviews
4 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Not to be missed. Fabulous museum with the most beautiful views. and a great wee coffee shop here too.

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IRELAND
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17 reviews 17 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Fabulous views. I live close to the fort but never explored it before (on my first visit it was raining heavily). Went for a walk around the fort on a beautiful autumn day and was surprised at the spectacular views. Unfortunately the museum or coffee shop weren't open at this time of year (until 1pm) which was the only downside.... More 

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Ballymena, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 via mobile

My wife and i visited here today, we found it to be very informative and interesting, staff where pleasant and the view from the bunkers was beautiful despite the gale force winds from Gonzalo, is worth the drive as it was about an hour away from where we where staying, would recommend.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Thought £7 was expensive so didnt pay into the Museum. However, there is still a lot to see and great walks around the Fort area without paying in.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We were advised to visit this fort during our visit to Inishowen. We were very glad we did. It was interesting as a military museum but also because of the wildlife and scenery. The fort itself was amazing just because of the buildings but, for anyone interested in Irish history it was fascinating. Well worth a trip. Highly recommended.

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Co Louth
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64 reviews 64 reviews
5 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We didn't know about Fort Dunree and just happened upon it. It is very interesting and well maintained. The video at the beginning is informative. We were so lucky with the weather so we could appreciate all the fantastic views. Area to eat outside and you can take your own BBQ! Little tea shop with chocolates, scones, crisps. We also... More 

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