Donegal - Letterkenny

Donegal County Museum

Exhibitions, VR experience and Location Based Gaming

High Road, Letterkenny

T: 074 9124613 W: http://www.donegalcoco.ie/culture/countymuseum/

The Museum always rises to the occasion with a packed and diverse programme of events for Culture Night. This year you can explore several exhibitions including: 

The Traditional Boats of Ireland, a collection of watercolours & illustrations by Dónal MacPolin which document the disappearing boat-building tradition around the Irish coast. 

The Letterkenny Folk Festival featuring photographs, posters and leaflets from the collections of Sally Blake and Billy Watson to celebrate the 50thanniversary of the festival. 

All Aboard the Donegal Railways! To commemorate the 60th Anniversary of the closure of the main railway lines in Donegal and in association with the Donegal Railway Heritage Centre, visitors can also watch footage from the heyday of the trains and share memories of the railways of Donegal.

Capture the Past See the Future. VR experience and Location Based Gaming (7pm – 9pm) 

In association with Ulster University,  visitors are invited to explore a Virtual Reality reconstruction of the 15th Century Medieval St Catherine’s Church in Killybegs. You can also take an interactive guided walk through Letterkenny using the latest location-based gaming to visit various historic locations and play interactive challenges and games. (Smart-phone with mobile data is required )

These activities are part of the Connected Culture and Natural Heritage in the Northern Environment (CINE) project funded by the Northern and Arctic Periphery Programme (ERDF).

 

Time: 6pm - 10pm

Genres: Audio Visual / Heritage / Museum / Photography / Visual Art / Visuals

Features: Family friendly / Wheelchair accessible

Address: High Road, Letterkenny

Website: http://www.donegalcoco.ie/culture/countymuseum/

Phone: 074 9124613

No Booking Required