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Glencolmcille Folk Museum

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  • Name: Glencolmcille Folk Museum
  • Address: Glencolmcille, Co. Donegal
  • Phone Number: 074 9730017
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The Folk Village Museum offers an excellent guided tour for the visitor. In the tour you will experience life as it was in the 1700’s, 1800's and 1900’s. Our thatched cottage are exact replicas of those belonging to that era and are furnished accordingly. Take a look at how our ancestors lived, cooked, the beds they lay on, the tools they used, their means of lighting and heat. For those of you who can trace your ancestors to Ireland, this is an ideal opportunity to see rural life at first hand. Cottages Glencolmcille Folk Village Museum, a replica of cottage village life, rural  Donegal

The Glencolmcille Folk Village Museum - a replica of a thatched cottage village in rural Ireland that offers a glimpse of daily life during the past centuries. Visit our tearoom for a warm bowl of soup, sandwiches or indulge in an irish coffee.

The Folk Village is in an ideal location for viewing and photographing the spectacular scenery of the Glen, the spectacular beach and rolling waves of nearby Glenbay, and the breathtaking Glen Head.

Stay with us in Glen a little longer and enjoy an Irish language and culture courses with Oideas Gael. Sit in, sip a quiet drink and listen to traditional music with musicians in one of the local pubs. Enjoy a round of golf in Narin/Port Noo or diving through Áras GCC. Stay at Ionad Siúl Hill Walking and Accommodation Centre and explore our beautiful landscape by walking one of our loop walks, or join in with the Sliabh Liag Walkers regular walks. Visit the Gleann Cholm Cille website to find out more about our area.