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Tower Museum


The award winning Tower Museum is located within the city’s historic walls.  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.

Please note The Story of Derry and the Armada Shipwreck – La Trinidad Valencera exhibitions are temporarily closed dur to essential repairs, and we apologise for any inconvenience.  However we have lots more on offer, including:

Curious Collections

Also commencing soon will be the Curious Collections exhibition on 15th February, as part of the NI Science Festival.  Experience all the weird and wonderful elements of invention, design, technology, science and discovery.  Including dentist's chairs, medical implements, fossils, bones and much more!

Download the Spring/Summer programme here.

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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