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Tower Museum

The award winning Tower Museum is located within the city’s historic walls.
Permanent exhibitions at the museum include The Story of Derry and the Armada Shipwreck – La Trinidad Valencera.
The museum also boasts the only open air viewing facility in the heart of the city centre with stunning panoramic views of the city and River Foyle

Temporary Exhibitions

Laurentic’ will open on 25th january 2017 and will run until 25th june 2017.

It has been 100 years since the famous SS Laurentic sank off Lough Swilly, Co. Donegal, on a bitter, cold night in January 1917. This exhibition tells the story of the famous ship.

Museum Service and Facilities


The following access provision is available in the Tower Museum
Level access at main entrance
Internal lift to all 5 levels of Armada Shipwreck – La Trinidad Valencera exhibition including viewing area of city
Internal lift to museum services area – access to research facilities & genealogy service
Level access to learning area
Accessible toilets are located on ground floor
Please note that due to the care of the museum collection some areas of the museum are subject to low light levels.


Daily 10am – 5.30pm

Last Admission at 4.00pm

We recommend that you allow approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes for your visit.


Adult                                  £4.00
Child                                   £2.00
Concessions                       £2.40
Family                                 £9.00 (2 adults & 3 children)
Learning group rate           £1.50
Group rate (groups 15+)     £2.00

Admission to the Tower Museum covers entry to both exhibitions.

A warm welcome awaits you from our World Host expert team.

Tower Museum
Union Hall Place
BT48 6LU

Tel: 028 7137 2411
Fax: 028 7136 6018

Email: [email protected]

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