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Foyle Valley Railway Museum

30 Foyle Road, Derry BT48 6SQ, Northern Ireland
+44 28 1726 5234
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Soon to re-open....

Having visited last year when i was firmly closed I visited again today and was delighted to be... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Famrave
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Bristol, United Kingdom
I LOVE THIS

WOW I love this place its fantastic out on me walks all over city there so many lovely places to... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2016
Reginald B
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9 Aug 2017
“Soon to re-open....”
30 Jun 2016
“I LOVE THIS”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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30 Foyle Road, Derry BT48 6SQ, Northern Ireland
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+44 28 1726 5234
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Having visited last year when i was firmly closed I visited again today and was delighted to be shown around by new owners. Recently taken over by a local charity - Destined - who have raised funding for refurbishing the museum and to build an...More

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Reviewed 30 June 2016

WOW I love this place its fantastic out on me walks all over city there so many lovely places to see and go

Thank Reginald B
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Reviewed 30 June 2015

Closed. A one stage this had potential to be a fantastic wee asset to the city, now it is closed and no longer open to the public.

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Reviewed 27 June 2015

I thought this looked like fun, and my hotel had a great picture of the red steam engine. When I got there, I found out it had been PERMANENTLY CLOSED!

1  Thank Jen W
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Reviewed 13 January 2015

This museum is located beside the Craigavon Bridge, on the west bank of the Foyle River. It opened in 1989, and inside is a recreated railway platform, with trains from times gone by. The tour is self guided, so you just go at your own...More

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Reviewed 22 October 2014

Although the outside is a bit featureless except for the plinthed locomotive, the inside is well ordered. It is a static museum - the main feature is a recreated railway station platform with loco, railcar, and carriages. It is a reminder of the County Donegal...More

1  Thank djpend
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Reviewed 27 July 2014

Return visit and what a sad scene awaits visitors. Located adjacent to the main bridge into Derry, the weed covered railway tracks and a rusting locomotive behind a security fence didn't impress us. The area around the museum was literally "the wrong side of the...More

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Reviewed 19 July 2014

A return visit for us to view the classic and unique railway artefacts from this part of Ireland. Think of vintage trains heading out into Co Donegal and you will probably think of those railcars that literally look like a vintage bus body dropped onto...More

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