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The award winning Tower Museum is located within the city's walls at Union Hall Place .The Museum has two main exhibitions ("Story of Derry" and "La Trinidad Valancera- An Armada Shipwreck ") and hosts a wide program programme of touring exhibitions and events throughout the year.

Using audiovisual presentations and inter-active displays the Story of Derry Exhibition takes the visitor through the Story of Derry from the area's geological formation 500 million years ago through the Pre-Christian period, Saint Colmcille's monastic settlement, English conquest, Plantation and the building of the City's 17th century walls, the Siege of Derry, Famine and Emigration, Industrial City, World Wars and the recent "Troubles".

An Armada Shipwreck - La Trinidad Valencera Exhibition tells the tragic story of the fate of La Trinidad Valencera, one of the Armada ships that floundered off the Irish coast. The exhibition houses an extensive collection of artefacts recovered from the wreck site, on loan from the Ulster Museum, and complimented with range of material from sources in Britain and Ireland.


Opening times:
Daily 11am – 4pm Last admittance 3pm (please note social distancing measures are in place)

Tel: 028 7137 2411
Address: Union Hall Place, Derry/Londonderry, Co. Derry/Londonderry, BT48 6LU

£2.00 Adult / £1.00 Concession / £5.00 Family / £1.00 Child

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