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Heritage and Museum Service

This web site outlines the range of facilities and services offered by Derry City Council’s Heritage & Museum Service. The aim of our Museum Service is to promote greater awareness of the history and cultural heritage of the Council area. Our museums also provide a forum for the understanding of the diverse cultural traditions that exist within the area. This is achieved by collecting, recording, conserving and curating evidence from the past and by making our collections and research available to the public. Education is at the heart of everything we do.


Our key aims are to:

  • Care for our collections
  • Provide enjoyable exhibitions and presentations for the people of the region and for visitors
  • Build new audiences and relationships with our public
  • Contribute to the preservation and presentation of the historic built heritage of Derry City
  • Provide accessible learning opportunities for family, lifelong learning, schools and colleges


Below are links to the museums Derry City Council has to offer:

Links

Northern Ireland Museums Council - www.nimc.co.uk
Irish Museums Association - www.irishmuseums.org
Group for Education in Museums - www.gem.org.uk
Derry Visitor & Convention Bureau - www.derryvisitor.com
Heritage Council – www.heritagecouncil.ie
Causeway Museum Service – www.colerainebc.gov.uk
Donegal County Museum – www.donegalcoco.ie
Archives and Records Association - www.archives.org.uk
National Archives of Ireland – www.nationalarchives.ie
Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure (NI) – www.dcalni.gov.uk
Department of Arts, Sport and Tourism (ROI) – www.dast.ie
Craigavon Museum Service – www.craigavon.gov.uk/museum/homepage.htm
Mid Antrim Museum Service – www.mid-antrimmuseums.org
Council of National Cultural Institutions – www.cnci.ie
University of Ulster – www.ulster.ac.uk
Western Education & Library Board – www.welbni.org
Public Record Office NI – www.proni.gov.uk
Nerve Centre – www.nerve-centre.org.uk
NI Tourism Board – www.nitb.com
 
Derry City Council
Heritage & Museum Service
Foyle Valley Railway Museum
Foyle Road
Derry  BT48 6SQ
Tel: 028 7136 5151, extension 8250

Email: [email protected]

 

Check out the museums Flickr page


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