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Check out the latest news from Donegal Railway Heritage Centre

Thank you to all who came to our show over the last 2 months. Hope you all enjoyed our shows.

Please check back for dates for our next shows

To read more of our news click here NEWS

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Railway Modelling


Are you modelling the County Donegal or Lough Swilly Railways? Perhaps you would like to tell us about your current or past projects or send us some photographs to include in our Gallery section.


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Opening Times

The museum is open from 10am – 5pm all year, with weekend opening in July and August. Special opening arrangements can be made by prior booking through calling us at the center at 00353 (0)74 9722655. From time to time we run special model railway shows or Open Days the dates for these will be posted in our news. It is likely we will run one on site at the Donegal Railway Heritage Centre in late August, and possible others off-site based in hotels around the County the date and location of these will be posted in our news as well.

We are also famous for our generous Santa who has visited the station on specific weekends in December every Christmas since 2000. Please keep check out our news for the dates for December this year.

  • The only miniature train rides in Donegal Town for children ( weather permitting)
  • Lots of extra model displays & trains indoors.
  • Christmas DVDs running all afternoon
  • €5 per child includes Santa’s present
  • Accompanying adults get free entry to the museum and shop with specialist books,toys and souvenirs for late and unusual present buying.
  • Hot drinks also available

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