Saint Columba Heritage Centre (Áras Cholmcille) and St Columba’s Church Long Tower

The Saint Columba’s Heritage Centre is located in the restored listed school building in the grounds of the Long Tower Church. The Saint Columba’s National School, known affectionately locally as the “Wee Nuns’ School”, dates from 1813 and after major restoration will provide the city with a centre to promote the heritage and history of Saint Columba, the city’s founding father.
NB. This map is based on the postcode and so may not reflect the exact location.

Opening times:

30th April to 30th September
Monday to Friday 09:30-16:30
Saturday and Sunday 13:00-16:00

1st October to 31st March
Tuesday to Friday 09:30-16:30
Saturday 13:00-16:00
Closed Sunday and Monday


Saint Columba Heritage Centre:
Adults £3
Children (5-17 years) £1
Concession £2

Group Rates Available

The nearest Tourist Information Centre is:

Derry/Londonderry Tourist Information Centre
  • Tea-room/Cafe onsite
  • Toilets
  • Guided Tours Available
  • Open Sundays
  • Accept Groups/Coach Parties
  • Euro Accepted
  • Parking Available
  • WiFi
  • Family Discount
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